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Laguna JX 6 jointer

Flat and straight, with...

Laguna PX12 planer

The Laguna PX12 has some great features and would be...

Record Power Coronet Herald Lathe

Small, but powerful new Coronet Herald lathe by Record...

JessEm Mast-R-Fence III and Micro Adjust

I’ve had the opportunity to put together lots of JessEm...

Festool TSC 55 KEB track saw

Quality, accuracy and portability in one...

Shaper Origin

Shaping the future of routing technology with...

JessEm Mite-R-Excel II Mitre Gauge

JessEm’s Mitre Gauge...

5 Impact kits for under $200

With so many impact drivers on the market, where’s a...

Making a Lock Mitre Joint

The main advantage of using a mitre joint is that...

What Are Router Lifts All About?

Router lifts aren’t new to the market. Different companies have...

Why You Need an Impact Driver

There’s no doubt that the impact driver is one of...

Festool 576754 T-18 E Easy Drill

Festool makes drilling even...

Auto Jig by Armor Tool

Auto Jig sets the new dowelling...

Laguna Revo 12/16 Lathe

Laguna lathe is turning...

SawStop JSS-120V60 Jobsite Table Saw

SawStop keeps the jobsite...

Buying and Restoring Used Machines – Part 2

In our last issue we covered some tips on how...

Buying and Restoring Used Machines – part 1

Here are some tips from someone who repairs machinery professionally...

Mitre Saws

For rough and finished crosscuts, there's no tool like the...

Cordless Chainsaws

Cordless power tools are improving in leaps and bounds, and...

Battery-powered string trimmers

We take a look at the wide selection of battery-powered...

Introduction to CNC Machines

You may have heard the term “CNC” a lot in...

Portable Table Saws Under $500

Tool Comparison: Some small shops are so tight on space...

Introduction To Laser Levels

Given the broad number of choices in the laser level...

Miscellaneous Small Shop Air Tools

Round out your collection of small shop air tools by...

18-Gauge Brad Nailers

The marketplace is full of 18-gauge brad nailers, but how...

Small Shop Compressors 3 Gallons and Under

For a small shop there’s nothing like a compressor to...

Introduction to Helical Cutter Heads

There are many advantages to using a helical cutter head...