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IRWIN has a broad line of tools for the woodworking professional. With a rich heritage of innovation, the new IRWIN Marples Woodworking Series Saw Blades are manufactured in Italy to the highest standards of precision required for fine woodworking and finish carpentry. Designed with the quality craftsmanship that has consistently associated with Marples woodworking tools since its origin in 1828, the new these blades are specifically engineered for extended life, a flawless finish and ultimate precision.

Woodworker FAQ

Can I drill out the arbor to make this fit my saw? Why or why not?

NO, because the metal will heat up and melt the insides causing the laser t... read more

Can IRWIN chisels be re-sharpened? If so, what's the best angle to re-sharpen at?

Since IRWIN chisels are one-piece solid-forged steel, they can be re-sharpe... read more

I recently purchased an old 13 piece set of IRWIN Solid Centre Stem Auger Bits from a used tools store for use in a hand-brace. The bits came in a wooden box with a swing-out lower drawer, and a black descriptive label on the inside lid. The box label says "1 set 20 1-2 quarters". What do these numbers mean? The bit numbers are 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, and 16.

The 4, 5, 6 etc refers to the size in sixteenths. 4 is 4/16 or 1/4". 6 is 6... read more