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How many amps does a lathe use? + Other Key Questions

Lathe machines have enormous appetites. They use their fair share of electricity the instant you switch them on. As a result, while feeding your power equipment, you may have tripped a few circuit breakers in your shop. It’s better to check the wiring to ensure you have enough electricity for your hungry power tools. Check…

Difference between Powermatic 45 and 90 | How these Lathes Compare

Choosing between the Powermatic 45 and 90 can be tough since there are a lot of similarities. There is a need for scrutiny of the projects and their construction. That way, you come up with Differences that will attract you to one power tool over the other. Compare speed, power, weight, price, and functionality. Below…

Can you buy SawStop in Europe? | How The Reaxx Lawsuit Impacted things

Does SawStop distribute to Europe? TTS Tooltechnic Systems AG & Co. KG owns Sawstop (DnbCom). Sawstop is not available to buy in Europe.  SawStop alternatives in Europe Sawstop has been the only player in town when it comes to selling table saws with finger-saving technology. The first Sawstop table saw was released in 2004. That…

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…

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….

Lathe Safety Guidelines

If you are working or using a lathe, whether in a workshop or on a job site, you need to be fully aware of any safety concerns. Here are some important safety guidelines to ensure your safety on a lathe. Lathe safety guidelines before using  Before each job, inspect and adjust all safety devices. Before…

How fast does an orbital sander spin

An orbital sander is a handheld tool designed to sand wood and other surfaces with rounded edges. The sander’s rotating sandpaper pad rotates over a spinning spindle, which spins faster than a traditional sander. The faster the spindle spins, the faster the sandpaper will rotate, giving you a smoother surface. So, How fast does an…

Pegboard Furring Strips

Do you need furring strips for the pegboard? Yes, furring strips are necessary for your pegboard, but you may always hang your pegboard without them. If the pegboard is flush with the wall, you can’t hang anything on it or attach the pegboard hooks. Instead of furring strips, spacers are another option.  As a result,…