(Hello Wood Whisperer readers :)

So… here’s the scenario:

1) You have no woodworking tools.
2) You have $1000 tool budget for a YEAR.

What tools would you buy?

I asked this hypothetical question of The Wood Whisperer Marc Spagnuolo and he answered here: Zero Tools and $1000.

Then I worked my way around ToolCrib.com’s favorite forums to get their opinions too:


If you’re a regular reader then you can probably sense where this is headed… that’s right! I’m working on another Most Dangerous Power Tools and Most Influential Woodworkers kind of article :)

I can’t wait to get more opinions and then get started on this one… be sure to leave your thoughts here, on Marc’s blog post or in any of the forums above.