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Carbide Bits vs. Steel: Shopping for Quality

Last month I bought a new (used) car. When searching for the right car, of course I did some basic research. First, I went to a few different mechanics with a list of models and asked them which ones they … Continue reading

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Long Life, Health, and Beautiful Furniture

Growing up in New Jersey creates a person that is always on the move. When I opened up my shop, the last thing I wanted to do was spend money and time outfitting the shop with air filtration systems, create … Continue reading

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When I Replaced My Straight Router Bit with a Dado Blade Cutter…

For a long time, I was able to get away with cutting all of my Dado joints with a straight plunge router bit. Although not ideal, I was never able to justify the expense of purchasing this cutter. I would … Continue reading

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How a Router and Router Bits Help with Field Work

Boy scouts and carpenters have something very much in common. When they are out in the field, they aim to “always be prepared”. As a child I was in the boy scouts and learned that sometimes you just can’t predict … Continue reading

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Plugging Screw Holes from Hardwood Scraps

Although there are many carpentry joints you can use to avoid screws such as rabbet joints, or dovetail joints, occasionally time restraints, or skill level, will force you to use screws instead. In these cases, people will often use putty … Continue reading

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How a Flush Trim Router Bit and an Old Template Saved My Aunt Some Money.

A few months ago, I got a phone call from my aunt. She told me that while visiting her sister’s house (my other aunt), she was amazed at what beautiful work I did with the set of three nesting tables … Continue reading

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Organizing Your Tools and Workspace

Have you ever opened your tool box to find that everything has been overturned, mixed up, and impossible to work with? Have you ever been in the middle of an inspiration or a time crunch to get something done and … Continue reading

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Win $500 in Tools!

We are hosting a Router Bits Woodworking Contest where the grand prize winner will get $500 worth of Tools of their choice from Toolstoday! The first 100 entrants will get a 10% discount on their next purchase at Toolstoday.com And … Continue reading

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From Tools to Finishes – Planning Your Projects

Back in the old days, woodworkers didn’t have the opportunities for design and planning that we now have. Nowadays, we have sophisticated computer modeling programs to accomplish this, but what if you couldn’t rely on this technology? When I first … Continue reading

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How to Care for Your: Router Bits, Saw Blades & Shaper Cutters

There is nothing worse than to open your toolbox, expecting to find your router bit, saw blade, shaper cutter, or other cutting tool, and seeing that it is dull or even worse, coated with rust. If you live in a … Continue reading

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