The Tool Crib

A woodworker at WoodNet recently asked for advice on picking a new cordless impact drill/driver. Here’s how he plans to use the new driver: “My use will be for driving self-tapping screws in metal building repair, pocket-hole screws in wood, deck screws, and other woodworking applications.” Most notably, some Woodnetters advised him against getting an […]

The mighty and versatile band saw… will it replace the table saw as the heart of the modern woodworker’s shop? Not likely, but it remains the goto tool of choice for curves, tenons, ripping and resawing. There’s a multitude of woodworking forum threads and reviews about “best bandsaws…” wading through them all takes hours. How […]

So… what have you learned the hard way? Bill Huber asked his buddies over at SawmillCreek and got over 60 responses! There are some SCARY answers over there, and some that will get you in trouble if you read them at work because you’ll probably end up laughing out loud. I read through all of […]

A funny thread started over at the forum that I thought you’d get a kick out of… add your own to the comments if you want :) When Norm stops by to borrow something. – Mark A Smith When your HOA (home owners association) accuses you of running a commercial business and the only […]