Makita Adds LXSL01 Miter Saw That Requires Less Maintenance with the Same Power
Makita’s LXSL01 Compound Miter Saw provides shop power in a cordless saw compatible with the Makita LXT battery
Makita 9903 Belt Sander Is a High Priced, Often Imbalanced Shop Sander Alternative
The Makita 9903 Compound 3×21 Belt Sander has a great rear handle, but a high price, poor dust bag, and balance issues keep it from high marks.
How to Choose What Workshop Power Planer to Buy as a Shop Planer and Jointer
Planers are specialized tools in the shop, but can be very versatile and useful woodworking tools, this guide will help you choose the features you want.
Jigsaw Review: Woodworking Expert Tests Seven and Picks Bosch EVSL As the Best
Woodworking expert Sandor Nagyszalanczy tested the top seven jigsaws on the market for performance, comfort, and value and picked his favorite.
Portable Power Tools Get Smaller Thanks to Engineering and Li-Ion Batteries
Over the past few years, portable power tools have been getting smaller thanks to good engineering and increasing advances in battery power.
Wood Shop Reciprocating Saw Test Reveals Author’s Best Bet
Sandor Nagyszalanczy picked the top corded portable reciprocating saws on the market and put them through several shop tests to find his top pick.
Makita JR3050T Reciprocating Saw Is Easy-to-Use but Underpowered for Most Shops
Makita’s JR3050T has some very nice features that make it more comfortable and easy to use, but ultimately ends up being underpowered for most shops.
Makita SP6000 Plunge Rail Saw Makes Impressive Cuts, but Lacks Safety Features
The Makita SP6000 plunge-cut rail saw offers impressive cutting ability, especially on scoring cuts, but lacks some standard safety features.
Plunge-Cutting Railsaws Reviewed: A Look at Offerings from Makita, DeWalt and Festool
Festool has been making rail cutting circular saws for over 40 years, but DeWalt and Makita have new plunge-cutting offerings on the market.
Impact Driver Review: 2009′s Top Six Driver Tools Reviewed
With machinery engineering producing smaller and more durable parts, small impact drivers are starting to take on a bigger role in the shop.
Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review – Festool KS 120 Picked as Best Bet
Sandor Nagyszalanczy tested the top nine sliding compound miter saws on the market in 2008 and rated them according to what features they offered.
The Makita 14.4 Volt Cordless Impact Driver
The Makita 14.4 Volt cordless impact driver is a great machine. You can learn all you need to about this impact driver here.