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Advantages of Plunge Routers

Advantages of Plunge Routers Advantages of Plunge Routers. One advantage of plunge routers is their ease of bit change. While many routers require two wrenches to change bits, plunge routers come with spindle locks that prevent you from accidentally unplugging the motor. These are especially useful on dedicated plunge routers, as they eliminate the need to…

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Rockler Woodworking Tools

Rockler Woodworking Tools Rockler woodworking tools are essential to any woodworker’s toolbox. You need them to make your life easier and to create projects you can be proud of. There are a number of different types of tools to choose from, including jigsaws, circular saws, miter saws, and more. Choosing the right one is important,…

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Wood Planer Types

Wood Planer Types

Wood Planer Types Wood Planer Types. Wood planers are machines that whittle away material. All planers have a drum with blades that spin rapidly to thin the material and straighten the edge. They usually have infeed and outfeed desks. Because the blades are rotated quickly, planers leave a smooth edge, sometimes scalloped. These edges are clean…

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types of woodworking joints

The Most Common Woodworking Joints

 Woodworking Joints The Most Common   Woodworking joints are used to connect two pieces of wood together. There are many types of joints, but the most common ones are dovetail, butt, mortise and tenon, half lap, half blind, box and scarf. In this article I will discuss the most common woodworking joints. Dovetail joint The…

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Timber! How to Choose the Right Wood

Timber! How to Choose the Right Wood

Timber! How to Choose the Right Wood For Your Your Project Timber: You have envisioned a lovely naturally red-hued wood table you are going to build. Read: Timber! How to choose the right wood to compliment your project. Are you looking for a way to choose the right wood for your woodworking project? Timber is your number…

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