KnotScott knows great woodworking forum threads! He’s like the guy at the sawmill who knows great lumber and can steer you past the knots and the warps on over to the choicest wood for your next project. Here are some of the best and brightest threads from woodworking forums lately! We’ve got a great debate on which is the best “first power saw” for a newbie, ingenious uses for a rare earth magnet, an old hand planes throw down and more stuff that you’ll never, ever find in a woodworking magazine! Enjoy!

1) A Really Broad “Which Saw” Question… First Power saw: Radial vs Compound Miter vs Table vs Plunge?

2) Leave it our friends to the north… Ingenious Uses For Rare Earth Magnets

3) Hand planes have been around for centuries. Find out who can boast owning the oldest hand plane.

4) Handsaw Info – Find out what tooth shape and set you need for your cuts

5) Tips For Working With Mesquite

6) I Need More Power Scotty! Find what other woodworkers have to say about a motor upgrade on a Jet hybrid.

7) What’s your favorite 1/4 Sheet Palm Sander?

8) These things aren’t cheap…a potential buyer wants to know if the Byrd cutterhead is worth the money…

9) Do You Leave Your Compressor Pressurized?

10) DC Duel – Phil Thien Separator vs Bill Pentz Cyclone?

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