Monthly Archives: May 2010

Homemade Tool Plans: 31 Shop Built Tools for Woodworkers

Posted ago by toolcrib

Why buy tools online when you can make them? At ToolCrib.com of course we have thousands of great reasons, including free shipping on orders over $100 ;) So why are we directing you to all of these incredible free tool …

20 Free Clamp Plans: Homemade Clamps for Woodworkers

Posted ago by toolcrib

The only thing that I’ve ever heard ALL woodworkers agree on in a forum is that you can never have enough clamps. So if you’re done checking out our DIY Clamp Alternatives, and you don’t need a bar clamp I …

12 Free Sander Plans: Build Your Own Belt, Drum or Thickness Sander

Posted ago by toolcrib

So your portable belt sander just isn’t, er, “sanding it” for you anymore. Even with your portable belt sander jig that basically turns it into a benchtop sander. Also, you enjoy woodworking projects that don’t involve making something to justify …

9 Free Band Saw Plans: Build Your Own Band Saw or Saw Mill!

Posted ago by toolcrib

You’ve read our buyer’s guide to 14″ band saws and you’re stoked about our 22 band saw jigs. The only problem is you’re hooked on making your life needlessly complicated, aka, you thoroughly enjoy building your own tools!! Well, it’s …

10 KnotScott Finds: First Power Saw? + Ingenious Uses for Rare Earth Magnets + Oldest Plane Contest

Posted ago by toolcrib

KnotScott knows great woodworking forum threads! He’s like the guy at the sawmill who knows great lumber and can steer you past the knots and the warps on over to the choicest wood for your next project. Here are some …