SKIL RT1323-00 Review

Although it’s possible to make cutouts, joints, and decorative patterns without one, a router can make the difference between acceptable and exceptional results. Woodworkers who craft flawless edges and intricate designs depend on tools like the SKIL RT1323-00 router. In this comprehensive review, we’ll discuss its features and capabilities and explore where it might fall … Read more

DEWALT DW618 vs BOSCH 1617 Review

Dewalt and Bosch offer two handheld routers, the DW618 and the 1617, respectively.  Both routers offer excellent features, but we will be comparing them based on power, speed, and depth adjustment.  We will base our decision on user skill level and project needs. DEWALT DW618 The Dewalt DW618 is a handheld router.  It features a … Read more

Shaper Origin Handheld CNC Router Review

With woodworking requiring the need for CNC-router combination equipment, there is a real need for a portable device. Shaper Tools has developed such a tool with the Origin. We are going to explore the different features, including usability, cutting ability, and spindle specifications. We will base our recommendation on user skill level and project needs.  … Read more

CNC Piranha FX vs XL Review

You may recognize the company called Next Wave Automation. They manufacture the CNC Shark machines as well as the Piranha FX and XL. Both Piranhas are popular kits for makers, artists, and inventors. Let’s examine them both to see which one will be the best deal for you. CNC Piranha FX One of the highlights … Read more

Makita RP2301FC vs RP1800 Review

Plunge routers are ideal for grooves, mortises, and through cuts for cabinetry, making doors, and fine woodworking. They will give you control over vertical movement in a way that other routers can’t. Let’s review two popular plunge routers from Makita to see which one is best for your work. Makita RP2301FC 3-1/4 HP Plunge Router … Read more

Hitachi M12V2 vs M12VE Review

When you have a plunge router, it’s easy to make grooves, flutes, and mortises. Of course, you want the best router you can afford. One that’s precise and powerful enough to get the job done right. Let’s look at these two models from Hitachi to see which one is right for you. Hitachi M12V2 3-1/4 … Read more

DEWALT DW616 vs DW618 Review

A fixed base router is the perfect tool for jig and freehand edgework. It provides better stability and control than other types of routers. And when you set a depth of cut, it remains constant. Since DEWALT is a well-respected name in the world of power tools, we’ve chosen two of their best fixed-base routers … Read more

Bosch PR10E vs PR20EVSK Review

For woodworking, a router is the best tool for cutting rabbets, dados, precision patterns, and edges. Let’s take a closer look at two palm grip routers from Bosch to see which one best meets your needs. Bosch PR10E Colt Single-Speed Palm-Grip Router Here’s one way to make a quick decision between the Bosch PR10E and … Read more

PORTER-CABLE 7518 vs Milwaukee 5625-20 Review

When you’re serious about wood-working, you need a reliable fixed base router, especially one you can use both as hand-held and mounted on a table. These two models from PORTER-CABLE and Milwaukee are making a lot of carpenters happy. Let’s see which one will be the best for you. PORTER-CABLE 7518 Speedmatic 15 Amp 3-1/4 … Read more

Triton MOF001 vs TRA001 Review

If you love woodworking, you’ll love having a powerful router. A router makes dovetailing, mortising, inside cutouts, and profiling cuts easy. The only problem is deciding which model is right for your needs. Let’s take a look at these two from Triton to see which one is the best for you.         … Read more