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Where Should You Stand When Using a Table Saw?

Table saws are known as one of the most dangerous tools you can use. Every year, 30,000 injuries are reported as a result of a table saw. While these numbers are staggering, most of these occurrences are

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What Materials Can A Scroll Saw Cut?

​A scroll saw is used only for detailed work. Those who create designer furniture with intricate details use a scroll saw for fine woodworking and other detailing. Inlays, fretwork, and other types of

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7 Different Cuts Unsafe for a Table Saw

A table saw is a workhorse tool. You can use it to rip through a truckload of wood in no time. However, with all that power comes great risk. Table saws can cause serious bodily injuries if you use them

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How to Cut a Plastic Box Container Without Breaking It

The problem with cutting a hole in a plastic box is that it tends to break and crack, especially if you use a utility knife. However, there are other methods you can use to cut a plastic box without breaking

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How to Use a Pole Saw

​Tree pruning and tree trimming involves very delicate procedures. Since it involves cutting or removing large branches, it should be done with both safety and precaution. However, no matter how much

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How Do You Cut Hard Plastic Without Breaking It?

​Cutting hard plastic is no easy task. Not only can the cuts be hard to make, but you also run the risk of breaking it in the process. However, there are some techniques that you can utilize to ensure

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How to Build a Workbench for Along a Garage Wall

You are just starting up your workshop. Congrats! Finally, you can explore the world of woodworking and create many pieces that will get an appreciation for your skills. This amazing journey should start

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What is a Dado Blade Used For?

Have you ever seen pieces of wood that had wide grooves or that were interlocked? Well, these grooves and interlockable patterns are the result of a dado blade, also known as a dado set.​ We'll ​define

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How Fast Does a Scroll Saw Cut?

Scroll saws come with a wide variety of speed settings, which allow the blade to cut both fast and slow. These speeds are very important to cutting different types of materials, along with various types

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Can You Cut Aluminum with a Scroll Saw?

There are a variety of power saws available to cut aluminum, with a scroll saw being one of them. While not the optimal saw for thick sheets of aluminum, this saw works really well for cutting thin sheets

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Should You Wear Gloves When Using a Bandsaw?

Bandsaws are widely considered to be a safe tool to operate, provided you follow the instructions and operate it with care. Woodworkers are used to using gloves for a variety of tasks, and a common question

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The Guide to Picking Band Saw Blades

Band saws are a staple tool of any workshop, with a unique use for woodworking, lumbering, and metalworking. These versitile tools come in different shapes and sizes, with different types of blades and

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