Disclaimer:      (Last update: 10/18/09)

Opinions expressed are those of the author or the quoted source. The author is not an employee of or agent for any of the vendors referenced in the text and does not sell or represent any of the products discussed.  Vendors may provide products for review purposes and may provide sponsored support through advertising or links. Because the author may receive benefit from donated products, the author's evaluation of products may not be entirely objective. The reader should take that into consideration in assessing the author's recommendations and opinions.

The author is not a professional machinist or engineer; no information provided herein represents professional advice or best practices. All information is provided to help hobbyists and other non-professionals gain a better understanding of the tools and techniques described.

Considerable care has been exercised to provide accurate and timely information. However the author cannot be responsible for information which is incorrect or out of date.

Power tools and shop practices can be dangerous if used carelessly or improperly - always take proper safety precautions such as wearing protective eyewear and appropriate clothing.

All practices, procedures, modifications and product recommendations described herein are to be used at the discretion and risk of the reader.