Woodworking is not an easy task, it requires experience, knowledge of woodworking and the right tools. Today it is becoming easier and more accessible to novices thanks to the development of advanced technologies and increasingly powerful tools. Whether you want to make home furniture at home, for more sophisticated projects in the workshop or for various repairs, there are tools adapted to your needs. However, you should also choose your tools according to your own skills and ability to make good use of them. Here is a guide to essential woodworking tools.
Woodworking amateur? equip yourself with the essentials!
If you’re new to DIY and woodworking but plan on getting started, there’s no need to buy a whole bunch of tools to get started, you won’t use half of them and you’ll be quickly discouraged by the investment. Unless you aspire to be a real woodworker, here are the essentials to have in your toolbox.
A cordless drill and screwdriver :
The drill is an essential tool in general but also in terms of DIY on wood. Opting for a dual-purpose model, both drill and screwdriver, will allow you to refine your work. And it’s ideal for working on raw wood or panels with ease.
A sander :
A circular saw :
Owning one allows you to make straight cuts and clean angles. A portable circular saw is even easier to use than a jigsaw. Discover our tips for choosing your circular saw.