Reviews

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…

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 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…

Wen 3420 Lathe Review

Product Overview The Wen 3420 is a formidable lathe that offers fully adjustable consumer speeds. This feature allows consumers to precisely choose the speed they want, between 750 to 3200 rotations per minute. This accuracy makes it one of the top options to choose from for both beginners and professional woodworkers. This Benchtop Wood Lathe…

Wen 3421 Lathe Review

Product Overview The Wen 3421 Lathe is one of the top products for consumers who need a benchtop lathe. The primary and most obvious advantage offered by this lathe is its usability. There is minimal difficulty involved in learning with this lathe. The straightforward approach to operation makes it easy to build up wood-turning knowledge…

Wen 3424 Lathe Review

Product Description The Wen 3424 wood lathe is a relatively small lathe useful for beginner woodworkers. It was initially designed as one of the WEN 342 series’ first lathes. This lathe is 30.5 x 8.75 x 16.25 inches in dimension, which means it is petite enough to fit safely in most workshops. The minor measurements…

Nova Galaxi DVR Lathe Review

Overview The Nova Galaxi DVR Lathe is one of a few cutting-edge innovative lathes, with a silky-smooth direct-drive motor controlled by a powerful microcomputer with a touchpad and digital display. DVR (Digital Variable Reluctance) technology is present in the computer, which calibrates and maintains the lathe’s speed and power based on resistance. It also has…