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8 of the Coolest Woodworking Tools

Woodworking will never go out of style, but that doesn’t mean your tools need to — we’ve gathered a list of cool working tools for you. No matter your skill level, these unique woodworking tools will help any woodworker with their list of projects. Keep on scrolling to learn about eight of the coolest woodworking tools. We bet they’ll find a home in your workspace soon.

 

Dewalt 20-Volt Max XR Lithium-Ion Cordless Brushless 5in. Random Orbital Sander

One of the best ways to smooth down a finished piece is with a Dewalt orbital sander. The orbital sander’s brushless motor provides the power and runtime you need to get every project done in a blink of an eye.

What makes this orbital sander so great is that you don’t need to worry about tripping over cords since the sander is cordless. Even though you have to purchase the battery separately, this Dewalt orbital sander is compatible with 20V MAX and FLEXVOLT batteries, and their charge lasts about 90 minutes during high speeds. 

The sander offers variable speed from 8,000-12,000 OPM to provide the smooth surface you are looking for. For quick, easy sandpaper changing, the sander has a replaceable 8-hole hook-and-loop sanding pad. To protect yourself from dust ingestion, the orbital sander includes a dust-sealed switch and a one-hand locking dust bag. And, to easily clean the dust bag, the Dewalt orbital sander is compatible with DWV010 and DWV012 dust collectors. It also provides comfort while in use thanks to the rubber overmold grip on the handle. 

A tool warranty package including a 3-year warranty, a 1-year free service, and a 90-day money-back guarantee comes with the orbital sander. 

 

Milwaukee M12 Cordless High-Performance Jigsaw

Are you ready for the next generation of cordless cutting? Milwaukee Electric Tools introduces the M12 Cordless High-Performance Jigsaw as the next coolest tool that you need in your workstation. With it only weighing 3.8 pounds, this jigsaw is the lightest, most compactable, professional, cordless jigsaw on the market. 

Thanks to the jigsaw’s innovative hybrid grip, it delivers maximum control to every project by bringing the grip closer to the material. The jigsaw also creates powerful and smooth cuts due to its ¾” stroke length, 0-2800 SPM speed, and the ability to minimize vibrations. 

An LED light is included on the jigsaw to make it easier to see your cut lines. This jigsaw is powered by the M12 Red Lithium battery system which includes a fuel gauge to help you see the remaining run-time. Plus, if anything happens to this Milwaukee jigsaw, a 5-year warranty is included. 

 

Bosch 12 Amp 2-¼ HP Variable Speed Plunge & Fixed Base Corded Router Kit

Make your life easier with a versatile Bosch router kit. It can do a huge range of jobs including precise bit plunging, edge forming, slot cutting, laminate trimming, and dovetail cutting. The kit can also be used with a router table. 

This Bosch router kit includes plunge and fixed base, a variable-speed dial, a micro-fine bit depth adjustment system, a quick clamp system, mounting hardware, three mounting plate insert rings, two adjustable feather boards, aluminum fence, an aluminum router mounting plate, dual-outlet switch, power cord, a bonus 15 AMP corded benchtop router table, and a 1-year warranty. 

 

Festool Domino Joiner DF 500 Q Set

Cutting a mortise can be difficult, but with the help of a Festool Domino Joiner DF 500 Q Set’s unique rotating and oscillating drill bit style of cutting, you’ll never have issues again. This joiner has an adjustable mortise size from 4-10mm in width and up to 50mm in depth to help make it easier for woodworkers to create a wide variety of mortises. 

This joiner is great at keeping your workspace dust-free with its dust extraction tool. Plus, say good-bye to guesswork and witness marks because it includes a cross and trim stop to allow precise mortises. 

This Festool Domino joiner includes a 5mm Domino cutter, a plug-in power cord, a support bracket, a wrench, a T-Loc systainer, a 30-day money-back guarantee, and a 3-year warranty. 

 

Rigid 10in. Pro Jobsite Table Saw with a Stand

Need a table saw that can go on the road with you? Look no further than this Ridgid table saw with a stand. This table saw easily compacts and sets up with its single-point release, and there are wheels so you can easily roll it to the perfect spot.  

The table saw features a 10-inch blade with the ability to slice through 4 in. X 4 in. material, a front and back clamping fences to help hold accessories, and a blade guard. While using the saw, its power can go up to 5000 RPM. 

Better yet, if you register the table saw within 90 days of purchase, you also get a free Lifetime Service Agreement, which gives you free parts and service for life. 

 

Jet Tools JJP-8BT 8” Jointer/Planer Combo

If your work area is small, this jointer/planer combo gives you all the power you need while maximizing your space. This 2-in-1 machine has a heavy-duty 13 AMP motor and two high-speed knives for smooth cuts. 

The jointer and planer combo is perfect for traveling and storing due to its integrated cord wrap and compact benchtop. Also included with the set are oversized knobs to maximize control, a large extruded fence, and a 5-year warranty.

 

Delta 18in. Floor Standing Drill Press

This Delta floor standing drill press features a sturdy design for professional woodworking use. The drill press is designed to provide accuracy and precision to finish the job right away. It has a high powered HP motor and an auto-tensioning belt drive system with 16-speed changes. There is an LED lamp that you can attach to the workstation to illuminate the work surface and adjustable laser lines to mark where the drill bit will land on the piece.

The floor-standing drill press also includes full 6 quill strokes for deeper drilling, an oversized woodworker’s table, and micro-adjustable depth stops and scale for repetitive drilling. 

All CSA quality and safety standards are met, and the drill includes a 5-year warranty. 

 

Central Machinery 16in. Variable Speed Scroll Saw

For anyone working on a detailed piece of work, this Central Machinery scroll saw will help you get the job done. The scroll saw is designed to create intricate curves and designs thanks to its cast-iron base to control vibrations. 

This scroll saw can cut into material that is up to two inches deep and has a table that can tilt up to forty-five degrees for bevel cuts. A built-in air pump is included in the scroll saw to clear the sawdust from your line of vision. The scroll also includes a blade, two-blade adapters, hex keys, and a 90-day money-back guarantee. 


Now that you’re well-versed with these woodworking tools, tell us your favorites in the comments below. And, don’t forget, no workspace is complete without a durable work apron from Hudson Durable Goods.