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Power Drills

The Best Benchtop Drill Presses Reviewed

When it comes time to drill there’s no finer and more precise way to get things done than to work with a drill press. Unlike the hand-held drills that most of us are familiar with, a good benchtop drill press allows you to quickly and cleanly make holes at an exact right angle.

We decided to make finding the best benchtop drill press a priority. They’re invaluable to the home DIYer, especially those who like to get crafty, so let’s dive right in and help you find the best one for your needs.

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The Best Jigsaws in 2024

After twelve hours of testing on fourteen models of saw, we believe that we’ve found the best jigsaws for just about every situation. They’re not quite essential but for many people, a jigsaw is a key feature of their toolset and we’d recommend them for anyone planning on making intricate cuts in wood.

Finding the best was the hard part, these handy little saws make complex cuts a snap and don’t take up the room that a full scroll saw would. So, let’s dive in with our favorite saw and then we’ll discuss how we picked them and our testing process before diving into them. There really is something for everyone.

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The Best Budget Chain Saws in 2023

So, you’ve got trees but you’re not a lumberjack? Maybe it’s time to find the best budget chainsaw you can so that you can keep on moving forward without having to break the bank. We tested out various full-size chainsaws that were relatively light on the wallet to bring you the best.

You’re not out of luck if you’re looking for a little guy but we tested out fourteen different cheap chainsaws to see which was the best for home use. In the end, five of them made the cut, being well functioning, powerful saws that weren’t wallet-scaring while maintaining the right qualities for medium-duty or less.

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The Best Pole Saws in 2024

When spring is coming up and you know it’s time to start pruning back those trees, chances are you’re not going to want to go with a manual clipper. Finding the best pole saw for your home can be a trying task, which is why we ran through twelve different saws in order to make sure you’ve got only the best.

So, this season, make life a little bit easier on yourself. A pole saw is the absolute best way to quickly and safely trim trees and shrubs, allowing you to get on with the rest of your day instead of spending too many grueling hours in the sun.

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The Best Angle Grinders in 2024

When it comes to angle grinders, it’s a good idea to think the purchase through. They’re the basis of most home metalworking and paired with a decent welder; they’re essential. Spending a bit of extra time sorting out which is the best for you will end up helping a lot in the future.

Fortunately for you, we tested 12 different models of angle grinders to bring you the best. Read on, and we’ll show you how we picked them and which ones were up to the tests that we laid out. Not every grinder is perfect, but we’ve found some for every level of craftsman.

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Power Nailers

The Best Flooring Nailers in 2024

Installing flooring has two major factors you’ll want to take into account: it can be a real pain and oftentimes the materials are expensive enough you don’t just want to take a hammer and nails to it. That’s where framing nailers come in handy since they’ll allow you to ensure that you have exactly what’s needed to make the job easier and keep your flooring materials from getting damaged by a missed hammer or slipped nail.

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The Best Miter Saws in 2024

Miter saws are pretty much an essential when you’re building up your home workshop. Fortunately, you don’t have to look around too hard if you want to find the best miter saw around. If you’re looking to add one of these essential tools to your home workshop or even your work tools then you’re in the right place.

We’ve got the information and testing done to make sure that you can find the right one for your toolset, no matter what you’re planning on doing.

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The Best Reciprocating Saws in 2024

Finding the best reciprocating saw is at the top of the list for many people who are picking up their tools. Whether you call them a sawzall, a reciprocating saw, or “that vibrating piece of junk” they’re an essential part of many DIYer’s kit.

But how do you know which one is the best for you? There are a ton of them out there after all, and they all look about the same to the untrained eye.

If you’re in the market for a reciprocating saw then you’ve come to the right place. We’ll show you how to pick the right one for your own home, what you need to keep an eye out for, and even give you some handy tips on how to make sure you get the most out of your new saw.

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The Best Scroll Saws in 2024

Scroll saws are the foundation of advanced carpentry. While the table saw and miters get a lot of the credit, if you’re into fine woodworking and not willing to break out the hand carving tools then you’ll find having one essential.

Finding the best was next up on our list of challenges. After several hours of testing, we decided on a few models that we think are suited.

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Best Portable Table Saws in 2024

Table saws are pretty much a requirement for those who are woodworking but some of them aren’t quite as portable as we’d like. There’s simply no way to cart some of them around, which can make them a pain on site. If you’ve been looking for the best portable table saw then you’re in the right place, we tested twelve different portable table saws and decided to bring you six of them.

So, let’s jump right in with our favorite and then we’ll discuss the ins and outs of making sure you have the right saw to cart around.

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