Magazine Features

Woodworking Crafts: Reader Group Test – CMT Hole Saws

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Welcome to our Reader Group Test by members of our very own Woodworker’s Institute Forum. These hole saws are steel bodied with TCT teeth and designed to cope with anything from brick, ceramic tile, MDF, plasterboard to plastics. They come in a wide range, from 19–270mm diameter and with four pilot drills for low abrasion… Read more »

Woodworking Crafts: Narex Rasps Reader Group Test

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Narex rasps are produced by Narex Bystrice, of Czechoslovakia manufacturers of quality handtools – mainly chisels and rasps. The rasps come in flat, half round and round varieties and in four lengths, from 150- 30mm except for the fine cut versions, which are 200mm long. They feature close spaced machine ‘stitching’ (teeth) and hornbeam handles… Read more »

Woodworking Crafts: Reader Group Test – Sharp Edge

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Sharp Edge Precision Sharpening System Sharp Edge is sold as a precision sharpening tool system, designed and made in Britain. The kit consists of the jig, plus a blade spacer and backingoff tool for burr removal and four interchangeable diamond plates 200, 400, 800 and 1,500 grits plus three self-adhesive strips of 3M foils 9,… Read more »

Woodworking Crafts Reader Review: CMT Jigsaw Blades

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CMT Jigsaw blades have been reviewed in the GMC magazine Woodworking Crafts magazine issue 5. This is done independently by readers and users of the tools to create a perfect balance and a very fair assessment. Results can be seen below with a high percentage in the Excellent bracket.

Carving Magazine: Narex Professional Six-Piece Carving Set Review

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This six-piece set includes all the commonly used carving tools as well as a carving knife. All tools are handmade to the highest quality and are designed especially for professional carvers. The blades are made of chrome-vanadium tool steel and are heat treated to the hardness of 61-62 HRc. The edges are sharpened and lapped… Read more »

Good Woodworking: Narex Review

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Forward to reality Is the Narex brand as good as forum chatter would have us believe? Andy checks ’em out While many of us may not be aware of the name Narex, go on the woodworking forums and the threads are awash with the brand, and it’s pretty much all good feedback as well. However,… Read more »