Air Tools & Compressors
Woodworkers are increasingly turning to air for a wide variety of workshop tasks, from driving nails and staples, to sanding and applying fast-drying finishes.
An air-outfitted shop works harder and saves time while adding versatility. Depending on what you want to do, the investment can range from $200 (for a portable compressor and nail gun) to well over $1,000 for a whole-shop plumbed system and a 60- to 80-gallon compressor with a full array of tools, hoses, and accessories.
To help you bring air into your shop, Woodcraft Magazine has put together a short course to discuss the advantages, sort out your options, and walk you through an accommodating plumbed system...