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  1. Best Router Bits for Beginning Woodworkers

    router cutting roundover profile

    How do you choose the best router bits when you're getting started in woodworking? Routers are one of the most versatile woodworking tools. You can use them as a portable handheld tool or mount them in a router table. Rockler sells the best router bits in hundreds of profiles for your woodworking project. So how do you choose the best router bits for your first woodworking projects? Start by considering the kinds of woodworking projects you want to make. Then choose the router bits you will need to complete those first projects. You can add to your collection of router bits as you build more projects. To help you get started, we've put together this list of the top 10 types of router bits used by most woodworkers.

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  2. How to Flatten Lumber with the DeWalt DW735x Planer


    Lumber is not always flat and ready to use. Sometimes woodworkers must flatten a board before using it to build a project. There are several ways to flatten a board. One of the most efficient ways to flatten a board is by using a powered thickness planer, such as the DeWalt DW735x Planer. This planer makes it easy to mill lumber flat. It features a three knife cutter-head that delivers 30% longer knife life and makes knife changes faster and easier. A fan-assisted chip ejection system vacuums chips off of the cutter-head and exhausts them out of the machine keeping your workspace clean.

    Learn more about this planer's features and a couple tips that will help you get the most out of your planer.

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  3. Design the Best Tool Stands and Work Tables for Your Workshop

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    Create the perfect cabinet, work table or shop cart system for your workshop. The new Rock-Steady Shop Stand Kits feature strong heavy-gauge steel construction and pre-drilled holes for easy assembly and accessorizing. These are the best workshop stands in the business. Mix and match shop stand dimensions to suit your needs. Choose from one of our complete kits or select individual shop stand components and accessories. Our Rock-Steady Shop Stand Configurator makes it easy to design and shop for the perfect custom workshop stand.

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  4. Install the Best Dust Collection Hose Fittings

    ready mount dust fitting

    Mounting dust fittings to a wall can be a hassle, involving trips to the hardware store, a hodgepodge of parts, and shaky results that slide around when you need to attach or detach a hose. Ready-Mount dust collection fittings make it much easier: The sturdy teeth on the fitting interlock securely with the Ready-Mount Brackets (#65053, sold separately), offering a secure hold and allowing positioning at just about any angle.

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  5. What Are Zero Clearance Table Saw Inserts?

    Phenolic zero clearance table saw insert

    In case you're not familiar with a zero clearance insert, we'll explain what this handy accessory is and what it does.

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  6. Choosing a Router Table

    Rockler router table and lift

    A router table is one of the most useful and versatile additions you can make to your shop. With the router mounted securely in a table, both of your hands are free for maximum workpiece control during the cut. That extra control makes some routing operations much easier – routing grooves or edge profiles, for example.

    A router table is unlike most other machines in a wood shop because you can customize it just the way you want it. Rockler gives you the most innovative options to create the perfect router table for your shop. There are different kinds of tables, bases, lifts and other router table accessories. Rockler also provides the Router Table Configurator to make your shopping process easier than ever. With so many options to choose from, what are the important things to look for when choosing a router table?

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  7. Top Band Saw Accessories

    Using band saw fence to guide cut

    Some accessories can help make your band saw even more versatile.

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  8. All About Band Saw Blades

    Three different styles and sizes of band saw blade

    Today, band saw blades are marvels of engineering and are the key to getting the most from your machine.

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