Episode 3: The Tools You Need to Get Started in Woodworking

In this episode DIY PETE will tell you what tools you'll need to get started with simple do it yourself projects. You'll find out where to buy tools, how to find deals, what brands to look for, and where to find plans to build your first work bench.
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The basic tools to get started with – A GOOD QUALITY TOOL SET (Recommendations)

  • Tool Set – Great for home improvement and repair projects (Sockets, Hammer, Wrench, etc) – $73
  • Homeowners Tool Kit – Hammer, wrenches, etc. No sockets -$35
  • Tool Set – This is my tool set of choice but you'll need to pick up a hammer separately. $104

The first 4 tools I'd buy to get started with do it yourself wood projects

More Recommendations can be found on my Resources Page.

Blogs I recommend following for Woodworking Projects

Tool Recommendations
One of my favorite tools out in the garage is the Kreg Jig. Why? Because it makes building wood furniture super simple. You can purchase your own Kreg Jig and get started building furniture today by clicking here! Need more ideas on tools to get started with your do it yourself projects? Just check out my resources page to see all the tools I use and recommend!

Where to find deals on tools
Bargain Bins
Clearance Racks
Annual sales at Farm and Ranch stores like Murdochs.

Brands I mention in this episode include:

Makita
Dewalt
Milwaukee
Ridgid
Bosch
Ryobi
Black and Decker

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