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Bench grinder - Entry needed
Combination machine - Entry needed
Compound miter saw - Entry needed
Drill press - Entry needed
Dust collector - Entry needed
Horizontal boring - Entry needed
Lathe - Entry needed
Mortiser - Entry needed
Planer- See various types below:
- Double side planer -
- Four side planer -
- Jointer planer -
- Thickness planer -
Pin router - Entry needed
Saw - See various types below:
- Bandsaw - A bandsaw (also written band saw) is a saw with a long, sharp blade consisting of a continuous band of toothed metal stretched between two or more wheels to cut material. They are used principally in woodworking, metalworking, and lumbering, but may cut a variety of materials.
- Chop saw -
- Compound miter saw -
- Miter saw -
- Panel saw -
- Radial arm saw - 1 A radial arm saw is a cutting machine consisting of a circular saw mounted on a sliding horizontal arm. Invented by Raymond DeWalt in 1922, the radial arm saw was the primary tool used for cutting long pieces of stock to length until the introduction of the power miter saw in the 1970s.
- Scroll saw -
- Table saw - 2 A table saw is a woodworking tool, consisting of a circular saw blade, mounted on an arbor, that is driven by an electric motor. The blade protrudes through the top of a table, which provides support for the material, usually wood, being cut.
Sander - See various entries below
- Combo -
- Drum -
- Edge -
- Oscillating -
- Wide belt -
Shaper - Entry needed
Tenon machine - Entry needed
Thickness planer - Entry needed