Author: Natalie P. Enriquez

Burnmaster HAWK Single Port Woodburner Review

Burnmaster HAWK Single Port Woodburner Review

The Hawk woodburner kit by Burnmaster is very beginner-friendly and comes loaded with all of the essential supplies for the new pyrography enthusiast. But just how easy is it to use? Does it have the type of high-powered performance that advanced woodworkers need? In this Burnmaster Hawk woodburner review, I’ll […]

How to Build a Letterbox out of Plywood or Bricks

Learning how to build a letterbox allows you to choose the perfect design and materials to ensure your mailbox lasts year after year and is designed to suit your style and complement your home. If you’re tired of your leaky, rusty mailbox, or your mailbox is currently falling apart, then […]


Hitachi C12RSH2 Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review

Hitachi has been improving as a brand in the last decade, especially in their power tools department. Their C12RSH2 miter saw fits well within the competition of Milwaukee and DeWalt models by beating them at their own game with large miter and bevel angles. It also has a comparable build […]


Milwaukee 6955-20 Sliding Miter Saw Review

If you’re into woodworking, then you are no stranger to the Milwaukee brand. The superb quality and heavy-duty nature of their products is what drives their continuously increasing user base to keep investing their trust and money in them. In this Milwaukee 6955-20 Sliding miter saw review, we will go […]

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Dewalt DW745 Portable Table Saw Review

The Dewalt DW745 portable table saw features a ten inch blade and a fifteen AMP motor that’s able to quickly cut through any type of wood. The twenty inch rip easily cuts through tough material and the compact saw has a weight of forty-five pounds. Dewalt is a popular manufacturer […]


TACKLIFE Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review

Miter saws are most likely one of the more expensive tools in your workshop. They are also some of the hardest tools to master but often their high price tags aren’t particularly justified. However, in this review, I will show you a model that takes all of that into consideration […]

Bosch 4100-09 10-Inch Worksite Portable Table Saw

Bosch 4100-09 10-Inch Worksite Portable Table Saw Review

Bosch is a company with a reputation for producing some of the best models of portable and standard saws on the market. Their wide range of products has allowed pros and amateurs to exclusively depend on their product line and enjoy dependable, appliances, tools and power tools at a lower […]

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Rockwell RK7240.1 Shop Series Portable Table Saw Review

The Rockwell RK7240.1 shop series portable table saw with stand is powerful and compact, with a ton of features, such as an integrated dust collection system, impressively sturdy and smooth rip fence and lightweight design for easy portability. Check the best portable table saws by going to my full 2019 […]

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Small DIY Wood Projects for Beginner Woodworkers

If you’re searching for small DIY wood projects for you and the family,  the best woodworking projects are often simple, easy to do, and turn out some pretty impressive results. Many of the projects I’ve included here can be made using some extra lumber you have lying around the yard, […]

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Bosch GTS1031 Portable Table Saw Review

The Bosh GTS1031 portable table saw features a design that allows it to stand out from the competition. The powerful motor, portability and lightweight design make this model easy to transport and use from worksite to worksite. While lightweight, it still features a solid construction and a sturdy base that […]

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Table Saw Maintenance Tips You Need To Know

DIYers and woodworkers almost always depend on their table saw. In order to keep it working flawlessly and without any major hiccups for a long time, you will have to take care of it, though. That is why you have to maintain a healthy schedule of cleaning it and changing […]

Dewalt DW744X Portable Table Saw Review

This Dewalt DW744x portable table saw offers some impressive features that make it simple and easy to use. The larger size of this unit allows you to perform even the toughest jobs with ease, thanks to the ton of raw power available. Definitely one of the more popular models on […]

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How to Do a DIY Cutting Board using Scrap Wood

How to do a DIY cutting board is a fun and simple project and one that’s affordable. You can easily make a beautiful, durable, cutting board using leftover scraps that you have hanging around your woodworking shop. The design possibilities are endless depending on the type of scrap wood you […]

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Basic DIY Wood Projects for Kids of All Ages

DIY wood projects for kids it’s a great way to get your child interested in a new hobby. These simple projects will teach your child how to be creative and bring out their artistic side. I’ve created a list of some great projects that kids will love and parents will […]

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Miter Saw Tips and Tricks to Shave Time Off a Project

Aside from the table saw, the miter saw is one of the tools you’ll find yourself using the most when it comes to furniture projects. But did you know that there are plenty of miter saw tips and tricks that you can use that  can make a particularly challenging project […]

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SKIL 3410-02 Portable Table Saw Review

The SKIL 3410-02 portable table saw is considered a model for beginners and is designed for use on light construction jobs. While not a model you can reliably use at the jobsite, it’s perfect for working on small projects at home in your workshop or garage. But don’t let the […]


How to Use a Thickness Planer for the Smoothest Results

Learning how to use a thickness planer is a great alternative to purchasing milled wood, which is expensive. Instead, you can purchase rough cut lumber and plane each side, which will turn out smooth, beautiful results. With all the money you’ll save on wood, you can take on more projects […]

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How to Use a Jointer Planer Safely

Many woodworking projects will require you to learn how to use a jointer planer in order to square the edge on a board perfectly. While there are a variety of ways to perform this task, using a jointer offers unparalleled precision. However, in order to get this machine to deliver, […]

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How to Sharpen a Saw: Beginner-Friendly Techniques

Learning how to sharpen a saw will ensure a cleaner smoother cut for better results. Hand saws have been used in woodworking for hundreds of years, and learning how to keep a hand saw sharp can be a real challenge especially for the beginner. But in order for your saw […]

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Makita 2705 10-Inch Contractor Table Saw Review

Makita is a brand that doesn’t need an introduction. They have a reputation as one of the leading power tool companies in the industry. Their table saws are among the best-selling affordable models you can buy. Their latest model, the 2705 10-inch contractor table saw has earned top marks in […]

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How to Operate a Table Saw: Ripping the Right Way

Did you know that almost all injuries that are table saw related are avoidable if you use the right techniques? Learning how to operate a table saw safely can prevent injuries and ensure you achieve the desired results. If you learn how to safely make a variety of cuts, including […]

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How to Cut Wood Without a Saw: The Best Alternatives

The art of woodworking involves many steps including sharpening, cutting, shaping, and more. Each and every project will require attention to detail and finesse to achieve the desired results. The results of each project are often dependent on a variety of factors including the type of tools you use, the […]

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Bosch Power Tools GCM12SD Miter Saw Review

If you’re already a fan of Bosch and its extensive line of power tools, you’ll still be blown away by their latest miter saw, the Bosch Tools GCM12SD, which comes with the patented glide system. This glide system allows for better alignment and wider cross cuts, for improved cutting versatility. […]

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SKIL 3821-01 12-Inch Compound Miter Saw Review

The SKIL 382101 compound miter saw is pretty basic in design, but it does offer some nice features that beginners and DIYers can put to good use. This includes the laser cutting guide, which can improve cutting accuracy and efficiency, the powerful motor, and the table extension complete with right […]

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DEWALT DWS779 Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review

The Dewalt sliding compound miter saw features a design that’s pro all the way. The chrome, black, and yellow design gives this saw a look that says it’s all business. Its horizontal dual slide bars are one of the first features most people notice because they were used on an […]

Rockwell RK7241S

Rockwell RK7241S Portable Table Saw Review

If you need a table saw that can provide power, consistency and precise cuts each and every time, then this table saw by Rockwell might be for you.  This saw comes with a laser. That’s right, a laser. The laser will adjust the blade’s tilt, allowing for a more precise […]

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Best Portable Table Saw – 2021 Buyer’s Guide & Reviews

When was the last time you browsed YouTube for some fun DIY project involving wood crafting or cutting other materials and there wasn’t a saw involved? Exactly. Table saws are becoming a major part of every woodworker’s arsenal of tools and with each year companies are trying to come up […]

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Best Rotary Tool: 2021 Buyer’s Guide and Top Products

The best rotary tool is versatile, powerful, and comes equipped with a fast-spinning motor tip that’s used to polish, hone, sand, and grind a variety of materials. With this type of tool, you can use attachments for different tasks. But finding a model that’s designed for heavy-duty use, one that’s […]

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DIY Bookshelf Ideas

If you’re looking for a fun, easy to do woodworking project, then this guide on DIY bookshelf ideas is right up your alley. For the book lover, a bookshelf is a staple in the home, but these shelves can be pretty pricey, especially if you’re searching for one that’s unique […]


Best Joint Planer Combo: Ultimate 2021 Buyer’s Guide

If you’re dealing with a lack of space in your garage or workshop, then purchasing the best joint planer combo can be a great space saving option. These combos can free up plenty of space, while also providing two essential tools for your next fine woodworking project. You need both […]