The Tool Crib

In addition to our recent vendor additions so you can find the best price on the tools you need, we have also launched a Power Tool Personal Shopping Service for contractors with large orders or shopping lists, and organizations that buy with POs. will find you the lowest prices on power tools by cross […]

A recent post from the Rockler blog got me thinking about that wonderful jig that saves fingers. That’s right, I’m talking about the Featherboard! The post, Using Featherboards, introduces new woodworkers to the concept, and offers old timers a chance to dig in a little deeper with Rockler’s special kits. In Rockler’s words, a featherboard […]

While researching for the Best Router for Router Table Under $300 I spent a little time in an Australian woodworking forum, where I came across who appears to be the Australian Wood Whisperer. Click Here to visit Stu’s Shed for videos and other woodworking resources! >> The Wood Whisperer, if you don’t know, is Marc […]

I found this “Which router for table?” thread over at, an awesome forum with super-helpful woodworkers. Here’s the crux of the question: “What I want is a ~3 hp router, with soft start and variable speed; table top adjustment; easy, above-the-table, bit changing; and a mouth opening that will accept up to a 3-1/2″ […]

The subject of table saw alignment comes up over and over again in forums because it’s a constant for every table saw user. Good, regular table saw alignment is crucial for proper table saw safety too, which is another reason I decided to write this post. The title’s inspired by a forum post I found […]