What Woodworking Tools do you REALLY need? | Evening Woodworker

If you’re a beginning woodworker and wondering what tools to get, this video will show you the first woodworking tools you should be looking for. I also explain what you’re going to do with those tools and what to do if you have all of the beginner tools and are ready for the next step. The brand is less important especially at the beginning when you are learning and gaining skills; you can get more brand specific later on. Also, you don’t have to buy the power tools new; used tools often work just as well… as long as they are functional!
Note: These are recommendations are for power tools only. Hand tools are another category entirely.

00:00 Intro
01:04 Basic Woodworking Operations
02:24 Circular Saw
03:36 Miter Saw
04:39 Jigsaw
05:25 Drill Driver
06:58 Random Orbital Sander
07:52 Shop Vac
08:24 Palm Router
09:19 Level UP Tools

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7 1/4″ Circular Saw:
12″ Sliding Compound Miter Saw:
20V Drill:
Shop Vac:
Random Orbital Sander:
Palm Router:

2hp Dust Collector:
Belt/Spindle Sander:
14″ Bandsaw:
10″ Tablesaw:
Drill Press:
Router Table: Router-

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I am an engineer by day and a woodworker by night… usually after the kids are in bed and before the neighbors call the cops!

I have a passion for building things out of wood and all things woodworking. I am always looking for new projects that look fun and challenging. My woodworking inspiration comes from my kids, my wife, and the forests around my house. I consider myself a serious hobbyist and I hope you can learn something and get inspired from the projects and mistakes that I make. I will also show you how I organize and work in my small shop in 1 bay of my garage. I will share videos of my past, current, and future woodworking projects with the goal of getting you out in the shop making sawdust!

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