Alternatives To Festool Domino

Festool Domino

Our woodworking projects go in cycles.  A burst of enthusiasm overcomes us, and we rush to the shop for the next project.  Or, a particular need arises, whether it’s a desk for one of the kids or a new platform …

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When Does Festool Domino Patent Expire?

Festool Domino

Any rumors about the Festool Domino’s patent expiring soon are patently false.  Bad word game there, patent/patently, but if you did hear such a rumor, it would be, at the moment of this article, wrong.  The degree to which it …

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Does Festool Ever Go On Sale?

Does Festool Ever Go On Sale

Bargain hunters look for coupons, special discounts, package deals, and previous year’s models, or wait for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or tax holiday sales.  With so many cordless tools on our wish list to outfit our woodworking shop, sometimes corners …

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Is The Festool Track Saw Worth It?

Is The Festool Track Saw Worth It

A power tool easily transported and brought to the workpiece, a guarantee of a straight cut when ripping boards or plywood, or for cutting floorboards or panels:  these are valuable capabilities in a woodworking shop or for a DIY home …

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Does Festool Own SawStop?

Does Festool Own SawStop?

There are two companies and their product lines we have written about frequently in the past, each in articles devoted to just one at a time.  Today, we get to write about both of them in the same piece.   From …

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Are Festool Tools Worth The Money?

Are Festool Tools Worth The Money

While “You get what you pay for” is so often proven true, the question as it pertains to woodworking shop power tools requires something more than an axiom. I have a winter coat purchased from LL Bean 30 years ago …

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Mirka Dust Extractor vs Festool: Is One Better?

Mirka Dust Extractor vs Festool Is One Better

It’s a long and dusty trail to walk for us woodworkers.  Almost anything we do when we are in the shop will generate dust and wood debris, whether cutting or sanding or chiseling or planing.  Dust collection becomes an important …

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Festool Track Saw Blade Size Guide & Charts

Festool Track Saw

In this article, I’ll walk you through the essentials of Festool track saw blades. We’ll cover everything from blade sizes and tooth designs to their best uses. Whether you’re tackling fine woodworking or cutting through tough materials, choosing the right …

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Which Festool Domino To Buy

Festool Domino

We know Festool, and we like Festool very much.  Its line of power tools are well crafted and highly specialized.  Yes, they are expensive, but their quality is undoubted and very well respected in woodworking circles.   We’ve written about them …

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Festool Granat vs Rubin Sandpaper

Festool Granat vs Rubin

We all know what abrasives are and the role they play in our woodworking projects.  Abrasives have been used for millennia, going back to our ancestors who used stones to shape and sharpen tools and weapons.  We know that sandpaper …

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How Does a Festool Domino Work?

Festool Domino

 If your woodworking projects are more advanced, something beyond a simple miter cut and corners for a picture frame, you are likely familiar with a mortise and tenon joint.  Maybe you made a new dining room table with turned legs …

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