Self reliance in woodworking means you don’t have to call your spouse or kids to hold those long, dangly boards as they come off your table saw. This collection of 15 free table saw out feed plans puts YOU in CONTROL of your sheet goods and extra long ripping projects (like the guy ripping kayak […]
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 […]
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.
Portuguese woodworker Carlos Alberto lays down the gauntlet for Lee Stoetzel, creator of the life-size wooden VW Bus with his WORKING wooden Vespa! Holy Schnikies! (click for bigger image)
Finding just the right work height for your bench and your power tools can make your time in the shop even more enjoyable. A recent post in WoodNet – The optimum height of a woodworker – got me hard at work copying and pasting smart ideas and methods from WoodNetters. I found six formulas there, […]
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 […]
Have you SEEN THE PRICES for cat furniture at the pet store these days? WOW. You could save yourself HUNDREDS of dollars by buying cat furniture at the store and NOT investing in the tools, materials and time it would take to build your own ;) I for one choose to go the DIY route […]
Can you feel Valentine’s day breathing down your neck? Is that special someone’s birthday about to blind side you? Wait is it almost Christmas time already? YIKES!!! This list of 19 free jewelry box plans will make you a BIG HIT with your family, friends and even your bros :D >> 3 Grand Slam Plans: […]
I had a blast writing for ToolCrib.com in 2008 – I’d have a tough time picking my favorite articles. You don’t have any trouble picking your favorites ;) Here are the writings that YOU liked the most last year, in order of page views. And for kicks, here’s the January 2008 newsletter we sent that […]