Tools & Equipment

This is an interesting tool. It appears to use basic geometry to simplify finding the centre of stock.

Compressed air – do you need it? What should you buy? What's with all the jargon? Here are some answers for you.

I recently had the chance to spend some time with the latest addition to the SawStop family, the compact tablesaw (CTS).

David Luckensmeyer talks about the benefits of two-part epoxy and polyurethane glues.

Manpa, a new brand of powercarving tools made in Korea, has now arrived on our doorstep.

This free-to-download app punches way above its weight in terms of the information it offers.

Clearance angle geometry is crucial to handplane performance. With the aid of cardboard cutouts, Terry Gordon shows why.

This latest offering from the Triton stable is a surprisingly versatile tool which can be operated handheld or bench-mounted.

Terry Gordon explains why your blades will perform better if you control the bevel angle.

I knew my smaller machine was not going to cut it – literally – and so I recently upgraded to a SCM Minimax FS41E.

Wood dovetail keys or ‘butterfly bowties’ are common, but out of interest we tried out some laser cut brass or copper options.

Here's a series of alignment checks will reward you with accuracy.

With rip teeth on one edge and cross cut teeth on the other, you can use the one saw to rip to width and then cut to length.

These plastic tenons are designed to be used instead of wooden domino tenons.

After a smoothing plane and block plane, a good shoulder plane should be on most woodworkers’ tool lists. Here are some brands to compare.

These bits give clean, consistent hole diameters and very little upwards lifting of fibres at the entrance to the hole.