Review Category : Tools

Osborne EB3-SS- The ShopSmith Version

Osborne EB3-SS – The most stable, most accurate miter – The ShopSmith version In a continuing effort to add to our ShopSmith review set. We have acquired an add-on for it. As you know the ShopSmith is the multi-use wood working power house.  One of the items heavily used is ...

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ShopSmith Upgrade Part 3 Mark 7 Upgrade

We are now continuing our ShopSmith series of upgrades. We have already completed the upgrade of the Mark V from the Model 500 – Model 520 table upgrade. We also completed the up grade of the unit to the new PowerPro Headstock. Now we are going to transform using the ...

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Kett Tool Saw KS-444

MSRP $485 Yes, another toy for us to play with! We love to saw things around here. We saw plywood, particle board, tiles — sometimes we even saw lovely assistants in half and then put them back together. We don’t actually do that last one, but if we did we ...

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RotoZip Zip Saws Review

If you’re a handyman that does work around the house, fancy yourself an amateur carpenter, or have some other project that involves cutting wood, the Rotozip line of zipsaws are a viable low-to-midrange set of tools that can help you get the job done without breaking the bank. A number ...

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Milwaukee M18 2-Tool Combo Kit

MSRP $554.13 We like building things around here and to build things you need to commence to drilling and driving, and we like that too. We like boring holes, driving nails and spinning screws with absolute precision at lightening fast speeds. That’s why we’re big fans of the new Milwaukee ...

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ShopSmith Upgrade Part 2 – The PowerPro Headstock Upgrade

ShopSmith Upgrade Part 2 – The PowerPro Headstock Upgrade Last we wrote about our ShopSmith we completed the upgrade of the ShopSmith table system from the Model 500 to the latest model 520. That upgrade dramatically increased stability of the table system, the working space and the configuration profiles available ...

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ShopSmith Upgrade Part 1 Model 520 Table Upgrade

The ShopSmith MarkV… some call this the 5 in 1 woodworking machine. Actually it can perform the jobs of more than 5 functions given certain configurations and add-ons. ShopSmith has been around since the 1950’s. There are a lot of very happy customers with these machines. We have one from ...

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