October 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Festool Edge Bander KA 65 Conturo Review

Festool Edge Bander KA 65 Conturo Review

As a carpenter who specializes in custom cabinetry and built-ins, I find a new tool’s versatility to be one of my top priorities. I don’t often add a tool to my shop if it can’t perform more than 3 or 4 functions. My router, for example, has 4 different base attachments. This allows me to […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
DeWalt DW735 Planer

DeWalt DW735 Planer Hands-on Review

Lately, we’ve been working on quite a few custom woodworking projects including pieces such as desks, credenzas, dining tables, even a couple of custom mahogany gates. Each of these pieces requires the use of various hardwoods. In the past, we’ve had our lumber milled and planed at the lumber yard, mostly because our small benchtop […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Ridgid Hyperdrive 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Feature

Ridgid Hyperdrive 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Review

As a finish carpenter by trade, a brad nailer is a very important tool in my box. I pull that nail gun out at least 5 times a week. But along with that lightweight pneumatic nailer, I have to lug my air compressor around and contend with the inevitably tangled mess of an air hose. […]