Woodworking

Biscuit Joiner vs Domino Joiner

Biscuit Joiner A biscuit joiner, sometimes called a biscuit jointer or a plate joiner, is a tool to join two pieces of wood to create a biscuit joint. A biscuit joint involves inserting a compressed wood chip, the biscuit, in slots cut in the corresponding piece of wood. How it works A biscuit joiner uses…

Beginner’s Guide to Router Bits

You might ask yourself what a wood router is used for and why you need one. Wood routers are an excellent tool for cutting joints, making duplicates from patterns, making decorative surface cuts, and much more. The wood router is one of the most valuable and versatile woodworking tools to have in your collection. However,…

A Metabo HPT Cordless Trim Router is used to route the edge of a piece of wood.

Metabo HPT Unveils New Cordless Trim Router

Metabo HPT added another tool to their expanding MultiVolt System. The new 18V Compact Cordless Brushless Trim Router (M1808DAQ4) provides another level of freedom while working on projects in the shop. The router delivers high-level power under load and increases ergonomics while working one-handed, creating a corded experience while staying cordless for added flexibility anywhere….

The Metabo HPT 36V Cordless Plunge Router is used to work on a deck railing.

Metabo HPT Releases New Plunge Router and Nailer

Metabo HPT aims to revolutionize the cordless tool market. They took another step toward that goal with the recent launch of their new plunge router and metal connector nailer. The 36V MultiVolt Cordless Metal Connector Nailer (NR3665DA) and 36V MultiVolt 1/2-Inch Plunge Router (M3612DA) are the latest additions to Metabo HPT’s expanding MultiVolt System. Each…

A worker uses a Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Cordless Pin Nailer to attach trip to the top of a cabinet.

Milwaukee Unveils New Cordless Pin Nailer

Milwaukee is continuing to make it easier for tool enthusiasts to cut the cord with the introduction of their new nailer. The M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer (2540-21) is the industry’s most compact cordless nailer. It combines precision and power to deliver the level of performance that professionals expect, without the hassle of hoses or…

Wooden clock on a table.

DIY Project: One-of-a-Kind Wood Clock

This month we’re tackling a one-of-a-kind project that is easy for both beginners and professionals. Grab that cool piece of wood you’ve been saving and turn it into a statement clock in just a few simple steps. Materials Needed: Piece of woodClock insertForstner bitDrill PressSandpaper or sander (depending on the size of your wood)Finish Building…

Hanging Desk on a wall with decorative accessories.

DIY Project: Wood Wall Hanging Desk

As we move into an unprecedented school year, many of our routines continue to be thrown off. If you or your children are working/learning from home and struggling to find a workspace, we’ve been there and understand. Our DIY Wood Wall Hanging Desk is perfect for an organized work area or a spacious place to…

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