Cutting Tools

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Which Log Splitter Is Right for You?

Splitting logs can be seriously dangerous. It's important you get the best tools to get the best results.

Cutting Tools for Ceramic Tiles

When preparing to do any type of ceramic tile work, it is inevitable that you will have to cut some tiles

Hand Saws: Types and Safety Precautions

Hand saws are necessary tools in every handyman's arsenal for numerous projects. Read this article for the different types and safety precautions.

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Axe

The modern axe has survived virtually unchanged from the primitive tool that originated in prehistoric

How to Replace an Axe Handle

Save your hands some pain by replacing a broken axe handle with these simple steps.

10 Hand Saw Safety Tips

When using a hand saw, make sure you have adequate space to work and follow safety precautions.

How to Use a Chisel

Chisels are easy to use and useful for many different projects.

How to Attach a Hole Saw to a Drill

A hole saw is a very important tool that can cut holes in drywall, wood, fiberglass, plastic, and other thin materials.

4 Tips for Sharpening Blades with a Bench Grinder

A bench grinder is a useful tool for anyone who does a significant amount of woodworking.

Cutting Down Trees with an Axe

You don't always need heavy-duty power tools to do the trick. A classic axe can take care of a tree if you know how to use it.

How to Remove a Broken Axe Handle

Removing an old, broken axe handle and replacing it isn’t a complicated project. Here is a simple step-by-step process to getting it done.

5 Tips for Cutting Concrete with an Angle Grinder

Knowing how to use power tools is half the battle with DIY projects. Here are some tips for using an angle grinder to cut concrete.

5 Differences Between a Hand Axe and a Hatchet

Are you using a hand axe or a hatchet? Find out the differences here!

6 Best Uses for a Reciprocating Saw

A reciprocating saw is a must-have in your tool box. It’s an extremely flexible device, but here are six of the best uses.

12 Different Types of Hand Saws Explained

Read this article for advice on the various types of handsaws.

How To Cut Glass Panels Like A Pro

Learn to cut glass panels for use in windows or picture frames. With a little patience and some practice,

Adjusting A Block Plane

A block plane is a tool that is used to even wood surfaces on items like doors and cabinets. It has a

Properly Use A Tile Cutter

Since rooms are seldom perfectly squared, using a tile cutter is an invaluable way to save a lot of time

Cut A Copper Sheet In Two Steps

Cutting a copper sheet puts your own stamp to your project. It also helps you save on the costs of custom

How To Use An Oxygen Cutting Tool

An oxygen cutting torch is a cutting torch fueled by oxygen and other gases to produce a high-temperature

Attaching An Axe Head To A New Handle

One of the more difficult steps in attaching an axe head to a new handle is removing the old handle first.

How to Fix an Axe

A long as it is treated with proper care, an axe can last for many years. When damage does happen, it

Cleaning an Axe After Use

An axe is basically a tool used for cutting wood. It is not designed as a precision tool, so many owners

How To Cut Wood With An Axe

Cutting wood with an axe is a healthy activity, a practical skill and fun to do. Follow the instructions

Different Axe Types

Axes and axe parts have been found that trace back millennium in time. The tool has evolved over time

Common Axe Problems And How To Solve Them

There are not many things that can go wrong with an axe. Of the things that might become a problem, most

5 Ways To Improve Your Axe

If you use your axe often, consider the following ways to make it more functional or attractive. If you

How To Engrave An Axe Head

Axe decoration may include painting of either the shaft or the axe head, or more permanent markings can

Things to Avoid when Picking a Hand Axe

When picking out a hand axe, you must take care regarding the shape, size, weight and angle of the axe

Restoring a Vintage Hand Axe

A hand axe, sometimes referred to as a camping axe, is about 2/3 the size of an ordinary axe. As little

How to Care for a Hand Axe

A hand axe, like any other lawn or garden tool, will perform better and last longer if you take proper

How to Split Wood by Hand

If you want to split wood, start by forgetting the quaint old westerns you have seen on the television.

How to Change a Jigsaw Blade

A jigsaw is one of the most indispensable tools in your toolbox, but you will need to learn how to change

Splitting Wood: 12 Tips

Splitting wood, the old saying goes, warms you twice--once when you split it and once when you burn it.

How to Cut Foam

If you need know how to cut foam, the following instructions should give you all the information you

Making a Bench Lathe with Pipe Fittings

A bench lathe is a great method of carving wood and smoothing down woodwork, but if you are not able

Turning Aluminum with a Combo Lathe

Turning aluminum on a combo lathe is very common and quite easily if you are familiar with the lathe.

How to Make a Lathe Mill Attachment

The lathe mill plays a huge role to let the lathe function. The lathe mill helps you perform many functions

How to Make a Lathe Milling Attachment

You do not begin to use your lathe without have a lathe milling attachment. There are so many jobs you

Converting a Manual Lathe into a CNC Lathe

When considering converting a manual lathe to a CNC lathe you need to take into account what the typical

How to Use a Power Grout Saw

A power grout saw is an ideal way to remove grout that has been damaged by time and exposure to moisture

Lathe Tools: Making a Tool Sharpening Jig

Lathe tools are spinning machines that are used for sanding, knurling, cutting as well as sharpening.

How to Make Mini Lathes

A mini lathe is a petite version of the larger lathe, and allow the user to work with a much smaller

Removing a Stuck Wood Lathe Chuck

If you do a lot of wood working, then you may find that from time to time your wood lathe chuck sticks

Making a Woodworking Lathe

A woodworking lathe is a tool that is used to turn rectangle and square pieces of wood stock around two