Arthur Kudriavcev

I was introduced to woodworking by my grandfather at 11 years old. I spend a good chunk of my free time working on woodworking projects and writing for this blog. Apart from that, I also enjoy weightlifting and chess.

I have yet to meet the woodworker who did not enjoy using their table saw. It provides you with the ability to make precise cuts, but you will need to maintain it with occasional tune-ups. Like any other power tool in your shop, the table saw can lose accuracy as components shift or wear. The …

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The table saw was one of the best investments I made in my woodshop. It came to be the go-to device for my cutting needs. I did have some issues using the miter gauge that I had to overcome before getting the consistent cuts I wanted. The information below is all you need to know …

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Once the workpieces have been cut or already fastened, it may seem that the project is done. However, the quality of woodworking projects will often be judged superficially by layman’s eyes. That is why it is important to make sure to put the finishing touches by sanding the project to a smooth surface. One of …

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As you start in woodworking, you quickly discover that you need to allocate resources to power tool accessories. Drills and routers need bits, while your saws need saw blades. Circular saw blades can be expensive, so many woodworkers want to learn how to sharpen table saw blades. Is it worth it? How do you extend …

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Woodworking often involves making jigs that increase accuracy, safety, and speed of using power tools. A table saw sled is one of those essential jigs for a woodworking workshop. The jig is simple to make and provides several benefits to your woodworking experience. I have used a table saw sled for a while now, and …

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A favorite power tool for many woodworkers is their table saw. Arguably, the most important variable component of the table saw is the blade. A good quality blade used for a cut it was specifically designed for will make it clean, while the wrong saw blade can botch your work. You might ask, “What blade …

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When it comes to your table saw, accessories need to improve performance or increase safety. One add-on that does both is the zero-clearance insert. It improves table saw cuts by reducing the nasty edges on some cuts. You will also decrease the potential for material jams or kickbacks. The following information provides you with all …

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