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A shop-made featherboard. A featherboard is a safety device used when working with stationary routers or power saws such as table saws or bandsaws. The purpose of a featherboard is to apply pressure against a workpiece, keeping it flat against a machine table or fence. Featherboard shapes and sizes vary depending on the tasks for […]

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Bead (woodworking)

For other uses, see Bead (disambiguation). The rounded bead here was made with a scratch stock rather than the more common beading plane or router bit. A bead is a woodworking decorative treatment applied to various elements of wooden furniture, boxes and other items. A bead is typically a rounded shape cut into a square […]

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Best Reciprocating Saw for 2018

The reciprocating saw operates with a detachable blade, which is pulled back and forth at a higher rate of speed when the user pulls the trigger. The saw’s power comes from a standard wall socket or a battery pack, depending on the model. So, what can the recip saw cut? Well, just about anything you […]

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