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WOODWORKING

Rockler Silicone Glue Brush

Rockler Silicone Glue Brush

$5

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Rockler’s silicone glue brush is easy to wash, and even dried glue peels right off. The paddle end can also be used for finer glue spreading, such as between box joints or inside mortises.

Shark Corp 10 Long Reach Carpentry Saw

Shark Corp 10" Long Reach Carpentry Saw

$28

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This incredibly precise saw is wonderful for flush cutting and finish work. With a traditional Japanese design, it cuts on the pull stroke, instead of on the push stroke like a European saw. This allows for a thinner blade width, which translates to a narrower kerf.

Incra 12 inch Precision Ruler

Incra 12" Precision Ruler

$22

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If you like precision, this is the ruler for you. Just insert your scribe or pencil in one of the marking holes or slots (located every 1/16", 1/32", and 1/64"), and mark with confidence. Also available in metric.

Woodstock D4160 110-Volt Paddle Switch

Woodstock D4160 110-Volt Paddle Switch

$12

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Whenever a new tool enters my shop, one of the first things I do is add one of these big Woodstock International, Inc. paddle switches to it. These switches ensure that anyone who uses my tools knows exactly how to stop it in an emergency. Plus they look super professional.

Kreg Jig R3

Kreg Jig R3

$45

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Pocket holes are a great way to assemble cabinets and other basic projects quickly, and the Kreg jig makes it simpler than ever. Just clamp the jig in place and drill into the guide holes, then add a couple screws. It makes joinery quick and easy.

JET 14-Inch Bandsaw

JET 14-Inch Bandsaw

$750

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JET is a trusted name in power tools, and their 14-inch deluxe pro bandsaw doesn’t disappoint. The 1.25 HP motor helps cut through hardwood and softwood alike, and the computer-balanced cast iron wheels reduce vibration significantly. The 12-inch capacity also means resawing wide boards isn’t a problem.

JET 12-Inch Disc Sander

JET 12-Inch Disc Sander

$500

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Disc sanders are great for removing lots of material quickly, and they make rounding corners, squaring up ends, and sanding mitered angles extremely easy. The big 1 HP motor that drives the 12" disc on this benchtop model is more than enough for most jobs.

Stanley No. 4 Sweetheart Smoothing Bench Plane

Stanley No. 4 Sweetheart Smoothing Bench Plane

$150

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If you choose just one hand plane to have in your shop, it should be this one. The Stanley No. 4 is a great general-purpose plane, and can be used for flattening, smoothing, and chamfering. With proper care, it should last a lifetime.

Knew Concepts 6½ inch Aluminum Coping Saw

Knew Concepts 6½" Aluminum Coping Saw

$150

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This might be the most expensive coping saw in existence, but it’s also likely the best. Made of lightweight aluminum, the truss design and cam lock make sure that the frame stays rigid and the blade stays taut. Whether you’re cutting detailed shapes or just removing waste when cutting dovetail joints, this saw will deliver consistently good results.