Category Archives: woodworking tools

Deal on Milwaukee Cordless Drill

I know. I have been slacking off and neglecting this blog for a very long time. But, here’s a deal you might be interested in. CPO Milwaukee has a factory reconditioned 18V lithium ion cordless drill/driver at $114.99. That’s 50% … Continue reading

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Preventing and Removing Rust

It’s not my intention to belabor the obvious, but woodworkers need tools.  And the tool to work properly needs to be in good condition.  Ideally, the tools should be clean, shiny and sharp (assuming it’s a cutting tool). I have … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Combo Drill Kit Bargain

CPO has a Milwaukee combo 18v lithium combo kit for sale for $179.99.  I purchased one of these combos nearly a year ago and I am still very pleased with my purchase.  I think this about what I paid last … Continue reading

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Woodcarving: a Book Find

Saturday, at a garage sale I found this book for a dollar. I’m not expecting to get into wood carving, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. The book has some plans and some very interesting and useful ideas and … Continue reading

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Choosing the Correct Blade for Your Saw

Do you think all saw blades are the same?  Choose different blades for different purposes and functions. This video from Beachside Hank will help you select and care for the blades for your table saw.  But, now that I think … Continue reading

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Belt Sander Deal: Revisited

When I see what I think is a good deal on some item or tool I like to pass it on to my readers.  Some might say that to call me frugal would be an understatement.  One source that I … Continue reading

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Basic Woodworking Tools for Beginners

In earlier posts I discussed selecting woodworking tools for us beginners.  And I just found this video from Finewoodworking.com. Technorati Tags: Beginning Woodworker, beginning woodworking, Woodworking tools You may also be interested in . . .Tool Review: Milwaukee 18v Lithium … Continue reading

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A Cutting Board Project, but Wait

My next project was supposed to be an end grain cutting board.  I’m a member of the Lumberjocks forum and another member, LazyLarry led a group of us building a cutting board project. You may need a translator.  He’s an Aussie, … Continue reading

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Tool Review: Milwaukee 18v Lithium Cordless Drill

A while back I purchased a Milwaukee ½ inch 18 volt lithium compact cordless drill driver.  The actual purchase was back during black Friday days following Thanksgiving.  I know, I know.  It’s been a long time and why didn’t I … Continue reading

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An Improved Puzzle

Anything worth doing is worth doing badly – at first.  (I don’t know the source of that quote.) My first attempt at the puzzle fit that quote perfectly.  It was crude in every way.  So, some analysis, and then some … Continue reading

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