Monthly Archives: September 2007

ToolCrib.com's New Personal Shopping Service

Posted ago by toolcrib

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 …

ToolCrib.com Catalog on Hold While New Vendors and Order by Phone Service Added

Posted ago by toolcrib

We’ve been hard at work on our ToolCrib.com Catalog, aiming to ship it at the end of the summer of ’07. Unfortunately we hit some technical snags that got us rethinking the whole catalog concept. In Leu Of A Catalog, …

The 11 Top Woodworking Power Tools That Give 100% Satisfaction or Better

Posted ago by toolcrib

Is it possible to be 100% satisfied with any of your power tools? Rich Engelhardt of SawmillCreek thinks so, and asked his fellow forum members to chime in on tools that “worked out exactly as planned or better than planned.” …

A Quick Guide to Featherboard Basics

Posted ago by toolcrib

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 …

The Australian Woodwhisperer Reviews World's First Tungsten Carbide Tipped Compression Router Bit

Posted ago by toolcrib

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 …

Best Router for Router Table Under $300

Posted ago by toolcrib

I found this “Which router for table?” thread over at FamilyWoodworking.org, 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; …

"Season Two" of The Wood Whisperer Starts with Cutting Dovetails

Posted ago by toolcrib

According to Marc Spagnuolo, more widely known in woodworking circles as The Wood Whisperer, he’s been busy with custom commissions and hasn’t been able to shoot as many videos as usual. Well, he’s come to the end of his long …

Pocket Hole Joinery Vs. Dado Joinery for Router Table

Posted ago by toolcrib

There is an appropriate joint for each and every project in woodworking, and there’s a different opinion of which joint is appropriate in every woodworker. That said, a recent thread in the SawMill Creek woodworking forum caught my attention in …

Freud Fusion vs. Forrest WWII Blades: Which High End Blade is the Best?

Posted ago by toolcrib

I really enjoy face offs, especially in the world of woodworking :) Here’s a face off that showed up in WoodNet in which a member asked the following question: “Freud Fusion vs WWII? Prices about the same – Amazon 20% …

Table Saw Alignment for $0.05?

Posted ago by toolcrib

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 …