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The best advice I can give, and why hand tools have made a comeback.

02-20-2013 09:04 PM by Jorge G. | 14 comments »

Every so often I see this kind of questions on the forums: ”Why is my fostner bit burning the wood” ”I am using cope and stick bits in my router and I get chip out/burning, why?” So here is the best advice, small increments make for more precise and flawless results. As wood workers most of us come to a junction where we desire a workbench that is, if not pretty, at least useful and makes our tasks easier to do. The thing is, workbenches are designed in most cases to be used with hand tools. Have you ever tried to route a dado on a stile the length of a door? I don’t care how good is your router table, it will most likely be a nerve wrecking exper...

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