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 […]
What? Add this to my bucket list? Yup, you really need to get these new Husky products from The Home Depot. I have always kept my tools in either a drawer in my tool cabinet, or in a toolbox. You know, the toolbox you can’t close because all the tools aren’t in the perfect alignment […]
New Husky Tools from Home Depot Can you reinvent the wheel? Maybe not, but you can make a better wheel. That’s what we found when we went to Home Depot the other day. I have a drawer full of different types of pliers, the same ones you have I’m sure, but they are all different […]
The hand held belt sander is – and has been – the “go to” tool for hogging wood off quickly. Though known for its tendency to leave gouges, the belt sander remains a workshop standard for woodworkers and DIYers everywhere. With the introduction of belt sander frames, they got a whole lot more controllable.
The field of plunge routers has some incredibly strong favorites… Especially in the woodworking forums! We dug through plunge router discussions at six different woodworking forums to help shed some light on the “best plunge router” out there. We’ve covered trim routers before in the Top 16 Trim Routers, so that leaves us with fixed […]
Wait… Are you SURE you’re shopping for portable table saws because it’s a space issue? Have you tried looking over our 17 garage shop organization plans? Ok… you’re back and you know you want a portable table saw. But WAIT! Have you made a list of your upcoming projects and got confident that you don’t […]
Random orbit sanders were among the top most-loved tools of 2009 on the ToolCrib blog, so we decided to brush the dust off of 2008’s Top 5 Most Popular Random Orbit Sanders and see who the winners are these days.
I became a true SawStop fanboy the day I watched inventor Steve Gass stick his finger into the blade of one of his creations. I recently learned about their upcoming release of the SawStop Professional Cabinet Saw (PCS), targeting the slightly-sub $3k price point. So join me in fanboy worship as I provide a brief […]
So once you’ve selected your 8″ jointer (or decided on a 6″…) you’ve got to pick yourself out a planer. We dug through hundreds of forum threads to find out which 15 inch planers have gotten the most recommendations. This 15 planer comparison should give you a good idea on which planers are the most […]
I’m a big fan of tracks and circ saws… for me it all started with EurekaZone, and the moment I discovered that woodworking doesn’t always require a table saw. The success of EurekaZone and Festool’s TS 55 has brought DeWalt and Makita into the market. When there’s more competition, everyone wins… In this track saw […]