Articles from Bill Hylton
Build a Multipurpose Cabinet Drilling Jig
For shops that make a lot of cabinetry or need to make a large, complex piece this extremely simple jig will make the drilling much easier.
Router Expert Bill Hylton Picks a Fixed Base Router and Plunge Router for His Router Table
Router expert Bill Hylton picks his favorite fixed base and plunge routers from his vast array for his fantasy wood shop.
Nailer Review: Eight Nailer Air Compressor Combo Kits Tried by Our Expert
Our expert, Bill Hylton, takes a look at the top eight nail gun/air compressor kits on the market and offers his advice on selecting the best
Sears Craftsman Evolv Air Compressor/Pneumatic Nailer Good but Doesn’t Hold Up to Heavy Use
The Craftsman Evolv Nailer Kit is useful in the shop, but our author doesn’t know if it would hold up for more commercial usage.
Campbell-Hausfeld FP209599AV Air Compressor Nailer Kit Decent for Consumers, but Ultimately Limited
The Campbell-Hausfeld Air Compressor/Nailer Kit provides decent accessories and power for home shops, but is ultimately limited.
Senco PC0947/FP18KIT Air Compressor Nailer Is Multipurpose and Long Lasting
Senco’s Senco Air Compressor and Nailer kit is one of our author’s favorites, holding up to multiple different uses in a busy workshop.
Examine Nailer Nail Gauges and Lengths Before Buying Nail Gun Combo Kits
Depending on the types of projects you make, you might want different size or shaped nails, so take that into account when buying nailers.
Bostitch CPAC300 Air Compressor Nailer Kit Missing Coupler but Still Versatile and Powerful
The Bostich Air Compressor and Nailer Kit comes with a powerful compressor and three nail guns, but only one coupler limiting its usefulness.
DeWalt’s D55141FNBN Air Compressor Nailer Kit Solid but Slightly Underpowered
Dewalt’s Air Compressor and Nailer kit doesn’t offer much in the way of power nailing, but it performs well and is a good fit for most shops.
Porter-Cable PC3PAK Air Compressor Nailer Kit Multi-Functional with Economical Price
Porter-Cable’s air compressor kit works with many of their other tools, provides good power, and at a reasonable price.