Getting started in woodworking is a tricky business. One typical route people enter woodworking is through home improvement… and many prospective woodworkers come to the table with your basic tools – a circular saw, a drill, screwdrivers – you know, those homeowner essentials.
From there, wisely adding to the tool collection is the best way to get your feet under you.
In many cases, budding woodworkers will turn to a more experienced woodworker for that advice, and the most commonly asked questions is, “What should I buy first?”
So, this week, what would you tell that new woodworker? What should be the first tool they set their shops up around?