From air compressors to pneumatic nailers and spray application systems, you'll learn how to choose the right pneumatic system and air tool for your woodworking shop.
We tested 11 units priced from $130 to $325 in search of one that will handle most woodworking-shop needs.
What if you could cut your finishing time by more than half, and get a super-smooth finish, to boot? You can! Stow that brush and enter the spray age with a low-overspray system.
On my pneumatic tools, I installed an air dryer to remove moisture and fine particles. Am I doing right by drying my air?
While shopping for a home-shop compressor, I saw an online listing for a “two-stage” machine. What’s the difference between a two-stage and a regular compressor?
What’s the difference between automotive, industrial, and universal air fittings?
I waited too long to clean my spray gun, and now the lacquer I was using has hardened inside it. Can this gun be salvaged?
Because I only use my oil-lubricated air compressor in the shop for occasional fastening and blowing dust, I forget about changing the oil. How often should I be changing it?
Unless you're using a spray gun, pneumatic sander, or framing nailer, a small, portable air compressor handles your nailer needs just fine.