If you’re a regular ToolCrib viewer, you may notice we have a brand new website design. We partnered with Jonathan Carone of CaroneDesigns to freshen up the site and make things easier for you. Whenever you read a blog post, you’ll see a section to the right that says, “Get your tools here.” Underneath that […]
Why are you a woodworker? What drives you spend your personal time and hard-earned income on wood and tools? Most woodworkers can trace their woodworking passions back to a single individual who started them on the path.
Hot on the heels of SawStop inventor and CEO Steve Gass sticking his finger in a whirling table saw blade comes the latest in physical testing extremes… ToolSnob’s Doug Mahoney put his thumb under the hammer in his review of the Craftsman Auto-Hammer. Without further ado, click here to watch Doug hit his thumbs with […]
Festool Pitches $500 Drills to Contractors + Other New Tools from the International Builder's Show 2009
If you want to reach home building contractors (despite their gloomy economic outlook), the International Builders Show delivers. From the IBS coverage round up we found we picked out these tools that debuted at the 2009 International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas.
Forget making furniture WITH your tools… now it’s time to make furniture OUT OF your tools!
UPDATE: the Ridgid R4511 has been RECALLED. UPDATE 2: Now we’re getting word that the r4511 has been discontinued… The new Ridgid R4511 is not a secret – you can read all about it at Ridgid’s site. However, it wasn’t supposed to hit the Home Depot site until late February and it CERTAINLY wasn’t supposed […]
SawStop inventor Steve Gass decided that a hot dog just isn’t cutting it anymore… So he put his OWN FINGER into the spinning blade on national television… (You like power tools and woodworking? Sign up for the twice-monthly ToolCrib.com newsletter >>) I saw this over at the Wood Whisperer, where there’s a lively conversation going […]
UPDATE (4-15-09): Nail Jack Purchase of Vise-Grip Plant Falls Through Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of DeWitt. Nail Jack Tools – an American nail-pulling tool manufacturer – has reportedly entered into an agreement to purchase the Vise-Grip factory in DeWitt, Nebraska, according to a recent announcement made on the factory floor. […]
Update 1/15/09: see Why The New Unisaw Is A Great Saw in WoodNet >> A great write up by a well respected member of WoodNet. Also see An Inside Look at Delta’s Tennessee Unisaw Plant from the Popular Woodworking Blog. >> Video: Exclusive First Look at the New Delta Unisaw (from FineWoodworking) See First Look: […]
Cast iron – it’s part of what makes good tools good. Unfortunately for power tool buyers rising prices in iron could have an enormous impact in power tool prices. Steel City’s granite-topped table saw is starting to make a little more sense now ;) Anyhow, this little article will first look at some of the […]