favorite tools

Favorite Tools

Below, I’ve listed my favorite tools. I use these tools frequently for my woodworking and other DIY projects. I don’t claim these are necessarily the best tools or guarantee they will satisfy your project-specific needs. But they have served me well over the years.

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Woodworking Tools

Drills
Bosch 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Compact Drill
DEWALT 8.0 Amp 3/8-Inch VSR Drill
Craftsman 1/2 Horsepower 15-Inch Drill Press

Power Saws
DEWALT 12-Inch Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw
DEWALT Jig Saw
Makita 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw
Grizzly 10 inch Table Saw

Sanding Tools
BLACK+DECKER Mouse Detail Sander
Black & Decker 3-Inch by 21-Inch Belt Sander
Central Machinery Belt Sander 1” x 30”
Bench Sander Green

Woodturning Tools
Jet JWL Mini Lathe

Dust Collection
SHOP FOX 1.5-Horsepower Dust Collector

Carving and Grinding Tools
Delta Bench 6 inch Grinder
Dremel Variable Speed Rotary Tool Kit

Nailing
Ryobi Cordless 18V Nail Gun

Wood Burning
Walnut Hollow Variable Temperature Control Woodburner
Detail Master Dagger III Wood Burner

I hope my list of favorite tools was helpful. Take time to shop around so you can get great deals on some great tools. Read the product reviews for these tools and see what others are saying. Join some woodworking forums like Lumberjocks and ask questions. You will find many fellow woodworkers who are more than willing to share their advice.