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Porter-Cable PCE605K Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

The Porter-Cable PCE605K is a very interesting oscillating multi-purpose tool. It is a new improved version of a bestseller, with a 3 HP motor instead of 2.5 HP. This makes it powerful to handle virtually all DIY tasks around the … Continue reading

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Bosch ROS20VSK Random Orbit Sander Review

The Bosch ROS20VSK is a good little sander. Despite its small size, it is a powerful sander. But if you are going to do heavy sanding, you should probably buy a belt sander rather than the ROS20VSK. But for most … Continue reading

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Makita LXOB01Z Cordless Random Orbit Sander Review

Almost all sanders are mains powered but if you need a cordless sander, the Makita LXOB01Z is the best sander for you. It is a random orbit sander powered by 18V Lithium-Ion batteries. But is it powerful enough for sanding? … Continue reading

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Makita 9903 Belt Sander Review

The 3 x 21-Inch Makita 9903 is one of most belt popular sanders. It is a very versatile and powerful belt sander. You can find cheaper belt sanders but the 9903 is a quality piece of equipment. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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DEWALT D26453K Sander Review

The Dewalt D26453K is one of the most popular random orbit sanders. It is actually the same sander as the Dewalt D26451K but with variable speed added to it. If you don’t need the variable speed feature, you can save … Continue reading

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DEWALT D26451K Random Orbit Sander Review

The DEWALT D26451K random orbit sander is one of the most popular sanders. The reason for its success is easy to explain, you get an excellent sander at a very competitive price. It is a very versatile sander. Additionally, the … Continue reading

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Woodworking Router Overview

The router is arguably the most useful tool in woodworking. Despite its simple design the router is a very versatile tool. Most people use a router to cut fancy edges but it can be used for much more than so. … Continue reading

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Drill Introduction

A sander is a very useful power tool but for most people an electric drill is more useful than a sander. The drill is the first power tool most people buy. Although the drill is a simple tool, you have … Continue reading

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Veneering for Beginners

Veneering is an easy way of creating impressive looking panels. By gluing a very thin slice of wood onto cheap material such as particle board, you can get good looking results without spending a lot of money. But like most … Continue reading

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Wood Type Overview

Needless to say, selecting the right wood for your project is essential. Solid wood is divided into hardwood and softwood. Manufactured wood does not have the same glamour as solid wood but it is cheap and easy to work with. … Continue reading

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