Power Tools reviews

Ryobi 12.5″ Thickness Planer Review

Ryobi 12.5″ 15Amp/120V Benchtop Thickness Planer (Model AP1305) Thickness planers, as we discussed in detail in our TBB benchtop planer Head-to-Head, are invaluable time and money-saving tools. They are also an essential tool for any woodworker looking to take on finish work projects like furniture or cabinetry building. Thickness planers ensure a uniform thickness for […]

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Festool Planex Drywall Sander Review

Festool 575994 Planex LHS 2 225 EQI-PLUS Festool has redesigned their Planex drywall sander.  The improved features include random orbit sanding for that perfect finish, LED ring for spot on illumination, adjustable suction power at the head to reduce user fatigue and maximum all day use with the ergonomic T – Handle.  Festool listened to […]

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Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector

Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector Review In this review we will look closet at the Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector. Dust collection is essential to keeping your shop and lungs clean, but not every shop has space or the budget for a full-size, hard piped dust collecting system. When space or […]

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Powermate PM7500 Cosense Generator Review

Powermate 7500/6000W Cosense Generator (model PM7500) Generators are an essential enabler on most job sites.  So when we got a chance to check out the new Powermate PM7500 COSENSE Generator we were excited to put them to the test. I mean, who wants to fight with other subs while running hundreds of feet of extension […]

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Oliver Machinery Table Saw Model 10010 Review

Oliver Machinery 10″ Table Saw w/ Roller Stand Review (model 10010) Oliver Machinery’s recently released 10″ job site table saw, model 10010, is a fully-featured portable table saw worth highlighting. This 10″ job site table saw with a roller stand is Oliver Machinery’s top option for portable table saws. It also represents Oliver Machinery’s commitment […]

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Oliver Machinery 12.5″ Planer with SHELIX cutterhead Model 10044 Review

Oliver Machinery 10044 Planer Review When I decided to upgrade my 12.5” planer, I wanted to check out the Oliver Machinery 12.5″ Planer (Model 10044) with exclusive Byrd Tools SHELIX cutterhead.  The thickness planer is one of the most functional and cost-effective tools in my woodshop.  Why?  Because it ensures uniformity in materials and allows […]

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Metabo ASR 35 AutoCleanPlus HEPA Vacuum

Metabo ASR 35 AutoCleanPlus HEPA Vacuum Review – Model 602057800 A versatile and capable vacuum system is a critical component of any modern job site. The Metabo ASR 35 AutoCleanPlus HEPA Vacuum Model #602057800 is an all-around excellent option to suit your needs. Metabo sent me a sample of this vacuum to review along with […]

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YetiTool SmartBench CNC Machine

A Seed Change in the CNC World Many of us have heard the expression “Seed Change.” It means a disruption in the status quo.  The origin of the term comes from the agricultural practice of rotating entirely new and radical crops. The modern meaning acknowledges a complete change of the perception of a field of […]

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Metabo SXE 450 TurboTec Random Orbit Sander Review

Metabo SXE 450 TurboTec Random Orbit Sander Review A quality built sander brings a new level of professionalism to the finishing of any woodworking project. Metabo tools sent me their SXE 450 TurboTec 6″ Random Orbit Sander Model #600129420 for review to see if I can start making my projects look like less of a […]

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Rockler’s Ultimate Router Table

Rockler ProMax Cast Iron Router Table Top, Pro Lift, 32” ProFence and Stand We recently had the chance to test out The Rockler ProMax Cast Iron Router Table Top, Pro Lift, 32” ProFence, and Stand. The reason for the long title is because this is a premium shop setup that Rockler offers. Many, if not […]

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