Articles from Chris Marshall
Ryobi SC164VS Scroll Saw Has Good Cutting Power but Body Design Gets in the Way of Your Work
Ryobi’s SC164VS Scroll Saw has some nice features, but it doesn’t hold up to other benchtop scroll saws on the market.
Workshop Benchtop Planer Cart Project
A woodworking project that will help you in your shop for years to come, this mobile cart is the perfect companion for your benchtop planer.
CMT 230-524-08 Dado Blade Set Makes Flawless Plywood and Melamine Cuts
The CMT Dado Blades make near perfect cuts in melamine and oak plywood but struggles with other types of wood.
Freud Tools SD508 Dado Set Makes Good Workshop Cuts at a Decent Price
The Freud SD508 Dado Blades cut melamine, maple, and cedar well with anti-kickback provisions and almost no need for sharpening.
Infinity Dadonator Dado Blade Cuts Plywood, Melamine with Clean Cuts
Infinity is relatively new to the dado blade market, but the Dadonator is already one of the best available for cutting ply, melamine, and maple wood.
Ridge Carbide Northwoods Dado-Master Makes Mostly Clean Cuts
Ridge Carbide’s Dado-Master dado blade leaves a few splinters, but overall, our author can’t complain with the blade’s overall performance.
What Is the Proper Way to Make Cuts with a Miter Saw or Radial Arm Saw
Though they are similar in a lot of other ways, cuts made with miter saws and radial arm saws require much different techniques.
Amana Tools 658060 Prestige Dado Blade Set Has Solid Chipping Blade Power
Amana’s 2011 Prestige Dado Blade Set has solid performance for a reasonable price compared to other dado blades on the market.
Forrest Dado King Dado Blades Perfect for Crosscutting and Chipping Wood
Forrest continues its stranglehold on the dado blade industry with an expensive, but excellent sawing option for just about any type of wood.
Everlast Saw’s DS840 Dado Blade Has More Saw Teeth for Nice Cutting but More Scoring
The Everlast Saw Dado blade has 16 more saw teeth, which means that hit cuts through composites and cedar cleanly, but leaves more scoring.