Power Tools Explained

Ready to learn Power Tools with Ethan James?

In this 6-part course, Ethan, The Honest Carpenter, will cover:

  • Safety First: Safety is our top priority! Each lesson will address unique safety concerns pertaining to the tool in question.
  • Power Saws Unveiled: Learn to master the six most important power saws in carpentry. Once you understand these tools, you’ll no longer fear them.
  • Drills and Drivers Decoded: Ever been confused by the galaxy of drills and drivers on the market? We’ll untangle their tricky details in minutes.
  • The Air Power Revolution: Pneumatic tools can be game-changers. Learn how to harness compressors, nail guns, and more…
  • Rotary Tools Demystified: From artistic detailing to heavy-duty cutting, routers and angle grinders offer a world of possibilities.
  • The Art of Shaping: Understand the nuances of sanders and electric planers, including when to choose the right tool, and how to apply them for quick results.
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Power Saws

In this section, Ethan covers:

  • Miter Saw
  • Table
  • Circular Saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Reciprocating Saw
  • Oscillating Multitool
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Drills & Drivers

In this section, Ethan covers:

  • Cordless Drill + Corded Drill
  • Impact Driver + Impact Wrench
  • Hammer Drill + Combi Drill
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Pneumatic Tools

In this section, Ethan covers:

  • Air Compressor
  • Framing Gun + Siding Nailer
  • Finish (Trim) Nailer + Brad Nailer
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Rotary Tools

In this section, Ethan covers:

  • Router + Palm Router
  • Angle Grinder
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Shaping Tools

In this section, Ethan covers:

  • Electric Sanders
  • Electric Planer
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