Product Reviews

Product Review: MatchFit Clamps, SandIts, and Rockler Marking Tool

Product Review: MatchFit Clamps, SandIts, and Rockler Marking Tool

By Bob Duncan Rockler Center/Offset Marking Tool $9.99 plus S&H Rockler, 800-279-4441, rockler.com Rockler’s ingenious Center/Offset Marking Tool works so well you may wonder how you ever lived without it. This handy device lets you mark the center of the edge of a board, or draw a line a specific […]

by September 24, 2018 Product Reviews
Product Review: The Best Beginner Saw

Product Review: The Best Beginner Saw

We broke blades, burned wood, and said a few bad words. But we still think this scroll saw is the best on the market in the under $200 category By Jon Deck, Bob Duncan, Mindy Kinsey, and Kaylee Schofield Widely available, reasonably priced, and tricked out with a stand and […]

Scroll Saw Arm Lifter

Scroll Saw Arm Lifter

This simple device holds the saw arm up while you change blades By the Staff of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts   The Scroll Saw Arm Lifter, designed by Hector Garcia and sold by Bear Woods, is a simple add-on for a DeWalt or Delta saw that does what it says: […]

by March 7, 2018 Product Reviews
Product Review: It’s Good to Be King

Product Review: It’s Good to Be King

King Industrial’s 16″ saw is our new workshop favorite By the staff of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts    Looking for a new tabletop saw? King Industrial’s new 16″ model is ideal when you want great performance but don’t have a lot of space. This solidly built saw is easy […]

by March 7, 2018 Product Reviews
Dremel 4300

Dremel 4300

By Bob Duncan I can’t imagine a person who doesn’t need a rotary tool. They are famously useful in woodworking, but can also be used for cutting, sharpening, engraving, polishing, and so much more. It’s an indispensable household tool. Dremel’s latest model, the 4300, is particularly handy if you’re new […]

by November 13, 2017 Product Reviews
Product Review: Black & Decker Cordless Mouse® Detail Sander

Product Review: Black & Decker Cordless Mouse® Detail Sander

If you’re going to cut wood, you’re going to have to sand wood. Save some money and some elbow grease with a tool that removes wood quickly and gets into tight spaces. By Bob Duncan   I can’t think of a woodworking project that wouldn’t benefit from sandpaper and elbow […]

by August 16, 2017 Product Reviews
ISOtunes Pro Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds

ISOtunes Pro Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds

By Bob Duncan Protect your ears from loud tools while listening to your tunes with the ISOtunes PRO Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds. These earbuds combine comfort with hearing protection and good sound quality. These innovative earbuds also include a noise-cancelling microphone that eliminates steady state noise, such as a saw […]

by June 2, 2017 Product Reviews
Rockler Center/Offset Marking Tool

Rockler Center/Offset Marking Tool

By Bob Duncan If you are a woodworker, you need the Rockler Center/Offset Marking Tool. This tool makes marking any blank faster and easier. Using the integrated holder (complete with a hole for the pencil lead), you can easily mark the center of the thickness of a board. The offset […]

by November 10, 2016 Product Reviews
eTape

eTape

By Bob Duncan If reading a ruler is not your strong point, the eTape is for you. This tape measure features a digital display that tells you the fractional measurement in British imperial measure (inches) or metric (centimeters and millimeters) with the click of a button. It also has a […]

by November 10, 2016 Product Reviews
Porter Cable Cordless Nailer & Stapler

Porter Cable Cordless Nailer & Stapler

By Bob Duncan A brad nailer and stapler are useful tools for any shop. Scroll sawyers can use them to assemble projects, create solid stacks for stack cutting, and even to reinforce custom frames. If you have an air compressor, brad nailers are pretty inexpensive, but I don’t–and I prefer […]

by November 10, 2016 Product Reviews