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  • Parts of the Drill Press

    Parts of the Drill Press

    Base The base is bolted to the column and supports the machine. It may be bolted to the floor to prevent rocking and increase stability. Column The column is accurately machined to accept the mechanism that supports the table and allows it to raise and lower. The head of the drill press is atta...
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  • Choosing A Dust Collector

    Choosing A Dust Collector

    Allwin Power Tools provides dust collection systems ranging from a small portable dust collection solution to a central system for a well equipped two car garage sized shop. How Dust Collectors Are Rated Dust collectors are designed and rated to produce a sufficient air moving force to capture ...
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  • Dust Collector Basics

    Dust Collector Basics

    To woodworkers, dust results from the glorious task of making something from pieces of wood. But allowing it to pile up on the floor and clog the air ultimately detracts from the enjoyment of building projects. That’s where dust collection saves the day. A dust collector should suck most of...
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  • WHICH ALLWIN SANDER IS RIGHT FOR YOU ?

    WHICH ALLWIN SANDER IS RIGHT FOR YOU ?

    Whether you work in the trade, are an avid woodworker or an occasional do-it-yourself-er, Allwin sanders are an essential tool to have at your disposal. Sanding machines in all their forms will perform three overall tasks; shaping, smoothing and removing woodwork. We giv...
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  • Differences Between Sanders and Grinders

    Differences Between Sanders and Grinders

    Sanders and grinders aren't the same. They are used in different work-related applications. Sanders are used in polishing, sanding and buffing applications, whereas grinders are used in cutting applications. In addition to supporting different applications, sanders and g...
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  • All About Dust Collection

    All About Dust Collection

    There are two main types of dust collectors: single-stage and two-stage. Two-stage collectors draw air first into a separator, where the chips and larger dust particles settle into a bag or drum before they reach stage two, the filter. That keeps the filter much cleaner ...
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  • Things to consider before buying Allwin dust collectors

    Things to consider before buying Allwin dust collectors

    A dust collector should suck most of the dust and wood chips away from machines such as table saws, thickness planers, band saws, and drum sanders and then store that waste to be disposed of later. In addition, a collector filters the fine dust and returns clean air to t...
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  • How to Use a Benchtop Belt Disc Sander

    How to Use a Benchtop Belt Disc Sander

    No other sander beats a benchtop belt disc sander for rapid material removal, fine shaping and finishing. As the name suggests, a benchtop belt sander is usually fixed to a bench. The belt can run horizontally, and it can also be tilted at any angle up to 90 degrees on m...
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  • How to Change Bench Grinder Wheels

    How to Change Bench Grinder Wheels

    Bench grinders are all-purpose grinding machines that use heavy stone grinding wheels at the ends of a rotating motor shaft. All bench grinder wheels have centered mounting holes, known as arbors. Each specific type of bench grinder needs a correctly sized grinding wheel, and this size is either ...
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  • How to operate a Drill Press

    How to operate a Drill Press

    Set the Speed The speed on most drill presses is adjusted by moving the drive belt from one pulley to another. In general, the smaller the pulley on the chuck axis, the faster it spins. A rule of thumb, as with any cutting operation, is that slower speeds are better for drilling metal, faster spe...
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  • ALLWIN 10-INCH VARIABLE SPEED WET SHARPENER

    ALLWIN 10-INCH VARIABLE SPEED WET SHARPENER

    Allwin Power Tools designs a 10 inch variable speed wet sharpener for getting all your bladed tools back to their sharpest. It has variable speeds, grinding wheels, leather straps, and jigs to handle all of your knives, planer blades, and wood chisels. This wet sharpener features variable speed o...
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  • How to Use a Drill Press

    How to Use a Drill Press

    Before commencing the drilling, make a little test-run on a piece of material to prepare the machine. If the hole required is of a large diameter, start by drilling a smaller hole. The next step is to change the bit to the appropriate size you’re after and bore the hole. Set high speed for wood a...
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