Well, if you plan to use hand tools, don’t buy cheap ones and plan to spend a lot of time getting your angles right. However, if you plan to buy electric or pneumatic tools, consider going with industrial grade. For one, constant use of the tools will really burn through the standard home improvement store quality tools. It isn’t that those brands are bad, it’s just that wood is far harder than we realize. Andrew broke two standard home improvement store saws in one day, on the same project.
Also very important, always wear personal protective equipment, please. Do not try to save money by purchasing cheap quality protection. Ballistic glasses will keep your eyes safe. It’s amazing how quickly wood can ripped from your hands and thrown into your face. And please wear a good quality filter. If you can’t afford it, wearing nothing is not the solution. At least go for mid-quality.
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