Monthly Archives: July 2009

6 KnotScott Forum Finds: Your Monthly Woodworking Spend + Kid Proofing the Shop and more!

Posted ago by toolcrib

Check out the latest and greatest woodworking forum threads from KnotScott, who offers advice at over 10 different online woodworking communities. He keeps a tally on great woodworking threads and sends them to us for YOU to enjoy!

AWFS 2009 RoundUp: Fine Woodworking, WoodWhisperer, Popular Woodworking and more!

Posted ago by toolcrib

WTH does AWFS stand for? Glad you asked! It stands for the Association of Woodworking & Furnishing Suppliers, which started in 1911. They are “a national association with international membership that includes manufacturers and distributors of machines, hardware, lumber, upholstery …

9 Router Bit Storage Plans: Router Bit Boxes, Shelves, Organizers and more!

Posted ago by toolcrib

If you’ve shown your router that you care by building one of our router table plans, it’s time to show your router bits some love too! This free plan collection delivers boxes, shelves, organizers and everything in between so your …

Update: 10 New Router Table Plans

Posted ago by toolcrib

Way back in March of 2007 we collected router table plans and published ToolCrib.com’s Ultimate Guide: 28 Free Router Table Plans… With the addition of 10 more router table plans it’s now 50% MORE ULTIMATE! For folks who were already …

ToolCrib Blog Awarded #2 Woodworking Blog in Tool Talkies

Posted ago by toolcrib

I’m a relatively sedate, unflappable fellow… But when I found out that the ToolCrib blog WON A TOOL TALKIE award from the CopTool blog? Well, this video should give you an idea of my unbridled excitement:

KnotScott’s Forum Finds: Flag Case with One Board, Router vs. Shaper, Jointer Advice and More!

Posted ago by toolcrib

Veteran woodworker and woodworking forum poster KnotScott sees lots and lots of posts! Here are some of his top forum thread picks for the past week… Enjoy!

Wooden Tech: Making a Wood iPod Mini

Posted ago by toolcrib

It’s fairly easy to find wooden replicas of non-wooden objects. We’ve seen the wooden VW Bus, the 1/2 size Ark, the iWood and even the Amazon Kindling. So it’s refreshing to discover Ozzie Josh D, who made a gorgeous new …

SawStop PCS Reviews: Early Field Tester Feedback on SawStop's New Professional Cabinet Saw

Posted ago by toolcrib

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 …

14 Push Block Plans + 11 Push Stick Plans: Save Your Paws from Table Saws!

Posted ago by toolcrib

What’s the most dangerous power tool? Most woodworkers agree, it’s YOU. And right after that, the table saw :) Staying safe on the table saw takes more than just push sticks and push blocks, but they are very important to …

16 Free Musical Instrument Plans: Strings, Wind and Percussion

Posted ago by toolcrib

Music is that much sweeter when it’s from an instrument you made yourself! Put your woodworking skills to the test with this roundup of musical instrument plans, broken down into strings, wind, percussion and ancient/period instruments. Not everything out there …