The Importance of Woodworking Dust Collectors

Although probably the most popular use for hand power tools at home is for woodworking purposes, there are many amateurs who do not appreciate the dangers of inhaling woodworking dust. Effective dust collection and air filtration are two very important elements when setting up a workshop. There is a lot more to dust collection than … Read more Hello world!

How CNC Woodworking Machines Have Changed Woodworking

In the early 1970s, computer numerical control (CNC) machinery changed how commercial woodwork was performed. Prior to its invention, woodworking relied on equipment that was controlled manually. Machines that featured CNC technology replaced manual control with computer control. Instead of manipulating a machine as it worked, the machine operator could program the machine to work … Read more Hello world!

Safety When Working With Wood

When we think about the safety aspects of using woodworking machinery, it is generally the mechanical parts that we are concerned with. Certainly, there is the danger of cutting, or crushing, causing injury to workers, and these dangers should be minimised with the appropriate safety equipment. However, there is another aspect of working with wood … Read more Hello world!

The Basement Wood Shop

It is likely that a large number of woodworkers started out working in their basements. That is probably the most common location for a home wood shop. While it is a great place to work, it does have special considerations, if you have any desire to keep peace in the house. Unless your significant other … Read more Hello world!

CNC Router Purchasing Decisions: What Do Buyers Want?

It is becoming more common for woodworking professionals to integrate computer numerically controlled (CNC) woodworking machines into their fleet. As the industry has shifted and CNC machines continue to be produced at greater levels than handheld machines, there are now a lot of used CNC woodworking machines on the market today. This presents a tremendous … Read more Hello world!

Clean and Organize Your Garage Quickly

The main purpose of a garage is to protect and store your vehicle or vehicles. This may not happen if your garage has become a glorified storage area, a packaging and toys and tools, bicycles and skateboards, scooters and strollers and any other thing that makes it difficult to find just the first chamber through … Read more Hello world!

Great Drill Press Choices for the Home Wood Shop

Walter Meier Manufacturing produces an excellent line of power tools under the Jet brand. They range from inexpensive home tools to industrial production equipment. After looking into woodworking tools for a new shop, I discovered Jet tools and was surprised I hadn’t known about them before – Walter Meier has been in business almost 75 … Read more Hello world!