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  • Saw Blades -- How many teeth?

    It may surprise you to find out, but for an optimum cut in wood, you should have fewer teeth on your saw blade when the wood is thicker. We know that you want fewer, even different types of teeth, for ripping than for cross cutting. But both when ripping or cross cutting, as the material gets thi...
  • Saw blade safe rotational speeds

    Different saws turn at different speeds. That is because for each material there is an ideal speed of contact between the cutting edge and the material. In general woodworking and renovation we don't pay too much attention to saw speed changes for changes in material, like we must do in drilling ...

    Tools change so fast that is even hard for me to keep up with them. I think it is all a conspiracy to keep us buying new tools long before the old ones wear out. Of course I have to admit that my shop is rather over stocked as I am constantly receiving samples to try out, so I rarely manage to we...
  • Cutting oval holes in a sloped roof for round pipes

      When plumbing pipes and chimneys have to go through sloped roofs, they are always cut fairly large just to make sure that the pipe will pass through. The problem is that a 3 inch round pipe needs an oval hole in a sloped roof. There is an easy trick for drawing out the hole.   Hold the p...
  • Oscillating Tools


    Oscillating Tools

    The Plunge Cut

  • Cutting crown moldings with a mitre saw.

    Cutting crown moldings can be simple and it can be difficult. First you want to check if the corner you are putting the molding into is in fact 90 degrees. If you don't check that you can get real frustrated with your mitre saw. 88 or 92 degree walls require different mitre cuts. Over the years...
  • Radial Arm Saws

    Radial Arm Saws

    Table Saw Basics

    Table Saw Basics

    Oscillating Tools

    Tooth Breakage & Wear