Articles from Chris Marshall
Prazi ChestMate Dovetail Jig Has Interchangable Plates that Makes Cutting Joints of Almost Any Size Easy
Prazi’s ChestMate makes cutting dovetails quickly and easily with interchangeable plates that can cut almost any size joints with some experimentation.
Build a Dentil Pattern Picture Frame with Your Table Saw
This attractive and modern picture frame features a dentil inlay and is easily made in your workshop with a few cuts on just your table saw.
What is The Difference in Use of Small- and Large-Diameter Pattern Router Bits
Pattern routing bits come in several different sizes for mostly the same jobs, our expert explains how to tell when to use different sized bits.
Making a Table Saw Adjustable Tenoning Jig
This jig incorporates a long carriage bolt with adjustable knob and a sturdy body to help you cut your tenons easily on your table saw.
Delta, Rikon, General, Jet Tools Offering Solid Variable Speed Mid-sized Benchtop Lathes
Our expert Chris Marshall takes a look at the top four variable speed mid-sized benchtop lathes and picks Delta’s model as his best bet for home woodturning.
Delta 46-460 Benchtop Lathe Has Reversible Motor and Easy Drive Belt and Pulley Access
Delta’s 46-460 benchtop lathe has an impressive motor, with a unique reverse setting for better sanding, and an easy access drive belt system.
General Tools 25-200 Maxi-Lathe Has a Headstock That Swivels and an Easy to Use Speed Readout
General International’s 25-200 Benchtop Maxi-Lathe VS+ comes with some great features like cast iron body and capacity for large turnings.
JET JWL-1220VS Lathe a Solid Lathe for New Turners but Lacks Other Tool’s Safety Features
JET’s JWL-12220VS benchtop lathe is a popular one for new woodturners and has several handy features, but lacks some standard safety features.
Rikon 70-200EVS Benchtop Lathe Features Improved Headstock and Tailstock
Rikon’s 70-200EVS Benchtop Lathe is its first attempt at a market lathe, with improvements to standard head and tailstocks for solid turning.
Manual Speed Benchtop Lathes Come at Lower Price
If you are willing to sacrifice easily changeable speeds, manual speed benchtop lathes from Rockler, General Tools, Grizzly and others come at a reduced cost.