Tools & Equipment

Straight and accurate are what's needed when it comes to sawing things. Here are a couple of well priced accessories to consider.

At first glance, this is just another saw, but upon closer inspection there are a number of features that could make it stand out from the crowd for some users.

US tooling company Amana have now released their own full range of tooling for Festool domino machines.

Four ways to safely and precisely machine small parts on your mitre saw. Story by Charles Mak.

Designed primarily for sharpening turning tools, these CBN wheels are now available locally.

Anyone can read the specs on the website. But how does this drill press perform year after year in a professional environment?

Tough and sturdy, this bench grinder with 50 x 915mm linisher attachment comes assembled out of the box.

Like its traditional forebear, this new rule designed by builder and maker Regan Low in New Zealand is really good.

First impressions of this jointer are of a strong, well built and nicely detailed machine.

With the machines collectively known as Series 2, Hammer’s goal is to offer a new entry-level machine class. Enter the N2-35, the first of this series.

Super sharp and easy to use, especially for pen-turners, this three-piece turning tool features replaceable caride tips.

There are bigger, heavier and more powerful hollow chisel mortisers around, but for the fine furniture maker, the Taiwanese-made Hafco machine doesn’t disappoint.

Factories and workshops across the world are using increasingly sophisticated machinery. Where did this woodworking revolution start, and what were the milestones in its development?

‘What a surprise this tool turned out to be’, says Raf Nathan after testing the new Bosch GEX 18V-125 cordless sander.

This is a diminutive tool that can be used for edge-profiling and flushing down inlays and solid edging, as well as trimming the ends of frame and panel assemblies.

Many woodworkers rely on factory settings to tension bandsaw blades, but in my experience there is no guarantee that this is accurate to begin with.