Basic Set of Tools for the Woodworking Beginner

So what I want to show you is what I consider to be a basic toolkit for a beginning woodworker. Someone who is interested in power tools but you’re not necessarily ready to commit to the big power tools, the table saws, the band saws. So what do you need to get work done? It’s really not that much, right? Look across the board, I’ve got a couple of hand tools here, all hand power tools. Of course, I am a big fan of Festool. I love the quality, I do this for a living so for me Festool is absolutely worth the investment. It may not be for you. There are tons of brands out there that will give you quality results and last a very long time that aren’t green and black, or dark blue, as the case may be. First of all, a router. A router is really one of the best multitaskers in your shop. You can do jointing with a router, you could do flush trimming, of course joinery. A[…]

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