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Dear Whittler or Woodworker. We welcome you to the Whittling Guide. Our goal is that this becomes every visitor’s home. We are an ever-growing repository of knowledge and resources geared towards those who love creating amazing things using wood. Whether you are considering a new tool or looking at a new technique, this should be the place to find it. If for whatever reason you cannot find it GET IN TOUCH with us.

Best Belt Sander for Woodworking

Are you looking for a belt sander? If you are a woodworker, you know that a belt sander is essential in your workshop. This blog post looks at some of the best belt sanders for woodworking. We will also go over some of the factors you should consider when choosing a belt sander. So, if…

Planer vs Belt Sander

Belt Sander Overview The belt sander is a small handheld belt sander or a larger tabletop belt sander that features a powerful motor. The 10 amp motor works on heavy projects. The belt sander has a large belt or strap set in a loop. The belt moves in one continuous motion, moving in a circle…

Makita 2030 vs 2030n

If you are looking at buying a new jointer, you may choose between the Makita 2030 vs 2030n. They are similar jointer planers made of cast iron. Their most notable differences are weight and price. They both use Makita blades and motor brushes that need replacement. Below is a more detailed review of both tools….

Powermatic 3520b Lathe Review

Overview The Powermatic 3520B Woodworking Lathe includes the original Powermatic features, such as a sliding headstock, electronic variable-speed control, a spindle lock, and some exciting new parts. A digital RPM monitor makes keeping track of your speed a breeze, a revamped tailstock provides internal storage, and a laser etched quill self-ejects, to mention a few….

Powermatic 3520c

Overview The Powermatic 3520C wood turning lathe is the industry standard. It is the fourth evolution of the time-honored lathe with numerous new and improved features. Wood turners appreciate the 3520C’s sliding headstock, the electronically adjustable speed with low and high-speed ranges, spindle lock, digital RPM readout, and self-ejecting laser etched quill. A portable magnetic…

Powermatic 3520a Wood Lathe

Overview and Features The Powermatic 3520a Wood Lathe is an outstanding machine. The cast iron construction, which includes the legs, ensures stable and vibration-free functioning. The bed rails are thick and wide. The 2 HP motor makes heavy roughing cuts. The variable speed drive varies from 0 to 3200 RPM based on the step pulley…