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Here you'll find guides on everything related to woodworking machines, from product comparisons and the history of famous brands to buyer's guides.

WEN 6552T vs Craftsman CMEW320 – Cheap benchtop planers compared

Rob on 10 May, 2021

DeWalt DW733 vs Metabo DH 330 vs Makita 2012NB – Search for the best benchtop planer

Rob on 3 May, 2021

DeWalt DW735 vs Makita 2012NB – Finding the best premium benchtop planer

Rob on 30 April, 2021

The best Planer for every budget — 2021 Buyer’s Guide

Rob on 26 April, 2021

Bosch GTS 10 XC vs DeWalt DWE7492 vs Metabo TS 254 – Flagship Table Saws Compared

Rob on 21 December, 2020

Bosch 4100-10 vs DeWalt DWE7491RS – Which is the best jobsite table saw?

Rob on 14 December, 2020

Rikon 10-305 vs 10-306 vs 10-3061 10″ Bandsaw – What are the differences?

Rob on 13 December, 2020

The best Bandsaw for every budget – 2021 Buyer’s Guide

Rob on 11 December, 2020

Bosch GTS 635-216 VS GTS 10 XC Table Saw – What are the differences?

Rob on 22 September, 2020

The Best Woodworking Channels on Youtube

Rob on 18 September, 2020

Bosch GTS 635-216 vs Metabo TS 254 M vs DeWalt DWE7485 – Entry-level Table Saws Compared

Rob on 16 September, 2020

Guide to DeWalt Table Saws: DW745 vs DWE7485 vs DWE7491 and DWE7492 vs DCS7485

Rob on 15 September, 2020

The best Table Saw for every budget – Buyer’s Guide 2021

Rob on 14 September, 2020

The best Jointer Planer Combo for every budget (2021) – Buyer’s Guide

Rob on 28 April, 2020

DeWalt DWE7491 vs DWE7492 Table Saw: What are the differences?

Rob on 15 April, 2020

DIY Automatic Table Saw with Electronic Fence and Blade Control

Rob on 11 April, 2020

DeWalt DW733, DW734, and DW735 Planers: Differences and Upgrades

Rob on 6 April, 2020

Finding the right Powermatic Jointer — all models compared

Rob on 12 January, 2020

Powermatic Table Saw Guide – All models compared

Rob on 8 December, 2019

Woodworking Machine Brand Ranking 2020 [Interactive]

Rob on 4 December, 2019

JET Table Saw Guide – Deluxe Xacta vs ProShop II

Rob on 22 November, 2019

Guide to JET Jointers – Detailed look at the 6 and 8-inch models

Rob on 6 November, 2019

Guide to JET Planers – How good is their innovative new design?

Rob on 31 October, 2019

Guide to JET Jointer Planer combos – Helical head for hobbyists

Rob on 29 October, 2019

Guide to SCM Minimax Band Saws

Rob on 10 September, 2019

Guide to Inca Woodworking Machines

Rob on 1 September, 2019

Guide to the Hammer K3 and K4 Table and Panel Saws

Rob on 18 August, 2019

New hand-operated CNC machine: An in-depth look

Rob on 15 August, 2019

Guide to all Hammer A3 Jointer Planer Combos

Rob on 26 July, 2019

A Guide to Kity Woodworking Machines

Rob on 6 July, 2019

Guide to Buying Second-hand Woodworking Machines

Rob on 5 July, 2019