Articles from Sandor Nagyszalanczy
Top 10 Workshop Annoyances: You Can’t Easily Find the On/Off Switch on Your Machine
A paddle-type safety switch allows you to quickly and conveniently find your benchtop or stationary machine’s on-off switch in an emergency.
Top 10 Workshop Annoyances: Your Drill Holes Are Too Big or Too Small
Buying #1-80 and A-Z drill bits can help you fit dowels and fasteners of any size, even outside normal fractions, as well as help you keep organized.
Top 10 Workshop Annoyances: You Make Inaccurate Cuts Due to Poor Measurement Conversions
A calculator that automatically converts pesky decimals into fractions can be invaluable when making project measurements in the shop.
Top 10 Workshop Annoyances: You Can’t Find a Sharp Pencil
To keep a pencil at hand at all times, using a key or badge holder attached to your tools or yourself, keeping it from getting lost in the shop.
Top 10 Workshop Annoyances: You Accidentally Vacuum Up Pieces That Could Damage the Hose
A metal or hardware cloth screen filter duct taped to the end of your vacuum hose will keep your shop clean while protecting the vacuum from damage.
How to Cut Finger and Box Joints for Simple Projects with a Router or Table Saw Jig
Box and finger joints may be among the simplest joints to cut and fit in woodworking, but they have a place in even the most experienced woodworker’s shop.
Horizontal Tilt-top Router Table Project
A simple MDF tilt-top router table makes for panel raising, joinery cutting and parts shaping easy, adding versatility over standard tables.
Hand Cutting Half-blind and Through Dovetails or Using a Router Jig
The dovetail is the joint most associated with modern woodworking, and learning to hand (or router) cut them should be on every woodworker’s to-do list.
DeWalt DW304PK Reciprocating Saw Has Two-Position Saw Blade System
DeWalt’s DW304PK reciprocating saw features a nice two-position blade system and keyless blade changer, but its cutting power doesn’t match up.
Bosch RS7 Reciprocating Saw with Dual LED Worklights and Smooth Cutting
Bosch’s RS7 comes equipped with a few really nice features including dual LED worklights and a 5″ all-purpose blade for smooth, powerful cutting.