Skill Saw vs. Circular Saw

Skill Saw vs Circular Saw: Which is Right for Your Needs?

What’s in a name? That’s a question that comes to mind when pondering the meaning of your own given name. What does it mean to be called Randolph? How about Peter? What does it say about you to be called Edwin? A similar question pops up when the question is raised whether a saw is […]

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a miter saw

Best Miter Saws 2020 (Compound, Sliding) – Reviews & Top Picks

If you’ve ever attempted to create mitered corner cuts using a miter box and a hand saw, then you know just how much time, effort, and frustration an actual miter saw can save you. No more burning forearms and slightly-off angles. A quality miter saw can make short work of even complicated angled cuts, and […]

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circular saw

How Does a Circular Saw Work? (with Pictures)

A circular saw is the first tool many carpenters will reach for during a project. It’s useful for making long, straight cuts, and for cutting store-bought lumber into the right shapes and sizes for the job. Sometimes called a “skill saw”, it’s also one of the most intuitive woodworking power tools for beginners – but […]

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Cutting a tree with a chainsaw wearing a helmet and visor

How To Cut Down A Tree With A Chainsaw

Cutting down a tree is referred to as felling it.  When you’re felling a tree, you can’t go out and just start cutting.  There are several important things to consider before you begin that part of the job.  These are safety, the direction the tree will fall, your escape route, and how to cut. Safety […]

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A scroll saw pattern

How Does a Scroll Saw Work? (with Pictures)

A scroll saw is an extremely useful tool for woodworkers and artisans. If you are considering purchasing a scroll saw but not sure if you will benefit from all that it has to offer, we will help try and clear up this dilemma for you. A scroll saw has a very specific function and, if […]

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