A miter saw is one of the handiest tools you can own, and one of the messiest. The chips and sawdust it creates get everywhere. This dust hood helps corral the mess by giving it somewhere to go—into a dust collector or shop vacuum. You can build a hood for your saw from plywood and a few fittings.
Straight-Up Drill Guide - To bore a perfectly perpendicular hole, you need either a drill press or a couple of scraps of wood screwed together. The corner created by the scraps will steer the bit straight in every time. But if you’re looking for an excuse to buy a drill press, forget you ever saw this tip.