Articles from Chris Marshall
How to Build a Trivet Using a Simple Trammel Jig
Using a simple trammel jig and some MDF wood you can start a fun trivet project that will make some nice holiday gifts.
Chris Marshall Chooses His Top Two (Or Three) Routers for His Shop
Chris Marshall chooses the top three routers, a trim router, a combo-kit router, and one special one he keeps in his router table.
What is the Best Scroll Saw for the Budget Conscious Consumer’s Workshop
Scroll Saws are often overlooked woodshop tools, but for intarsia and fretwork cutting there are some indispensable and surprisingly affordable benchtop saws.
What do Drill Torque and Variable Clutch Settings on a Cordless Drill Actually Do
While variable clutch setting seems like a relic of the days of corded drills, a cordless drill still needs to keep drill speed and torque threshold in check.
Porter-Cable PCB370SS Scroll Saw Has Lots of Features Including a Mobile Stand
The Porter-Cable PCB370SS Scroll Saw is surprisingly deft and efficent, and its mobile base moves it around the shop quickly and easily.
Shop Fox W1713 Scroll Saw Great for Small Jobs, but Mostly the Same as the Similar Rikon Model
Other than the saw blade install, the Shop Fox W1713 Scroll Saw compares almost exactly to the similar Rikon benchtop model.
Rikon 10-600VS Scroll Saw Blade Has a Poor Mounting System
The Rikon 10-600VS Scroll Saw works as a decent benchtop saw for delicate cuts, but it is ultimately held back by poor set-up and resetting.
Proxxon DSH-E Scroll Saw Features An Improved Dust Collection System
The Proxxon DSH/E Scroll Saw has a higher than usual price tag, but provides the stability and cutting experience you want from a benchtop scroll saw.
Skil 3335-01 Scroll Saw Has Steady LED Worklight
The Skil 3335-01 Scroll Saw is one of the better scroll saws on the market, with a nice flexible LED worklight and good clamping clearance.
Craftsman 21602 Scroll Saw Blade Replacement Made Easy and a Clean Cutting Area for a Low Price
The Craftsman 21602 Scroll Saw is an inexpensive and easy to use benchtop saw that fits into any shop focused on projects with fine cutting.