Below is a list of tools I use in my shop. If you are getting started in woodworking be sure to check out the getting started section. I have organized the tools in several categories from large power tools to small efficiency tools you may what to include in your shop. Most all the tools are ones that I personally have in my shop or have used or recommend getting.


These are the essential tools that I recommend you invest in and purchase for starting a woodworking business or hobby. I have broken them down into two categories, on a budget and no budget. If you wanted to spend more money on one of the following tools or can’t decide, I would recommend upgrading to the Festool Orbital sander and better drill. These are tools I use all the time in my shop and the Festool sander is amazing!


What I use every day


When your ready upgrade to these tools