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New Tools

Well I ordered a few new tools that is going to add 100% to my work. Its not everything I wanted but its a start. They are items that have been on my priority list. Well June 2nd is my 47th birthday and we are having a...

Power Tools VS. Hand Tools

For a long time there has been a rift in the woodworking world. With technology ever increasing that rift will only grow I’m sure. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s the hand tools vs. power tools divide and with new technology on the...

New Second Hand Tools

It is safe to say I was like a kid in a sweetshop when a friend offered to let me have a look at some of the tools she was giving away. They might not be brand spanking new but it all goes with my mend and make do outlook and I am highly...

New Feature Alert: Woods & Tools Tags

As you may have noticed, we keep improving at a rapid pace lately. Today the spotlight is on the new WOODS & TOOLS tagging of the creations. Rich metadata equals better search experience as well as better filtering options that will come...

Cost of tools

You know as a seasoned woodworker, for three decades, I just can’t believe how the cost of woodworking tools have gone up. I have a list of hand tools I really would like for the shop ig. clamps, turning tools, new lathe chuck, drill bits Etc.....

Hand Tools - Some New Some Old

In my boatbuilding career there was always a need to get the job done quickly and efficiently so power tools were the order of the day except for the few places where they just couldn’t do the job. Final planing on the edges of planking, shaping...

I had the luck to win the Hand Tools Collection competition.

Hi wwwfriends, I had the luck to win the Hand Tools Collection competition. This is what was I bought me for the 100 USD prize; the Veritas small scraping plane. I really love the design, like a mix between a beetle and a block plane. I...

Hand (made) Tools

This is what I have done so far in making my own tools. I have received a lot of inspiration from several of you. Thanks to you all. Center finder and magnet holder for the dial indicator. Marking gauges on the 1000 year old bench hook. ...

Shop Upgrades #3: Hand tools rack

This is my basic hand tool collection, with others scattered around the garage/shop. Most-used tools are within arms reach of the bench, and it is compact enough to keep things sane!

Woodmaster tools

I am looking at a 4 in 1 ( 25" molder, planer, sander & gang rip saw) Woodmaster, made in Kansas City. Does anyone have any first hand knowledge or ownership of one. I wood appreciate any comments about this piece of equipment or the...