Category Archives: Interviews

Calling all writers, We need some guest writers for the Toolcrib.com Blog

Posted ago by toolcrib

Hey everyone. With the summer heat beating down on us, and G taking the summer off, we need some of you to submit articles to the Toolcrib.com blog, and who knows, we might publish them. If you have a new …

6 KnotScott Forum Finds: Introducing the New Ridgid R4512 + Best Band Saw Blades and MORE!

Posted ago by toolcrib

KnottScott takes a break from woodworking to bring us 6 hot threads from the woodworking forums! The hottest news is definitely the launch of Ridgid’s replacement for the R4511 named, appropriately, the R4512. Thanks for the heads up Scott – …

10 Bed Plans from Beyond: Space-Saving Loft Beds, Futons, Sofa Beds and More!

Posted ago by toolcrib

Looking for space saving bed plans? Rest easy! These plans will have you, your kids, your houseguests and random people you meet on the road (*) sleeping soundly and in less space than ever before! (* see plan #9)

19 Box Joint Jig Plans: Finger Joints on the Table Saw and Router

Posted ago by toolcrib

Wait, what? Our dovetail jig collection has got you down? You read about how box joints are stronger than dovetails? Well come on and getchu some! This plan collection features 19 of the best box joint jigs the internet has …

10 Belt Sander Jigs and Stands: For Sharpening Tools and Precise Sanding

Posted ago by toolcrib

Some portable belt sanders come ready to clamp down to your work bench and sand like mini stationary belt sanders. For the rest of us, we have these nifty belt sanding jigs and stands! The tool sharpeners out there will …

8 Table Saw Ripping Jigs: Big Boards, Thin Strips

Posted ago by toolcrib

Many people choose circular saws + guides for big rips. They’re great, actually, especially for cutting down sheet goods. But what about ripping big boards into multiple thin, precise strips? Well, that puts you in table saw territory buddy. This …

The Top 29 Tool Posts of 2009

Posted ago by toolcrib

Though my math muscles still ache from the workout I gave them calculating how many years ToolCrib.com visitors spent on the site in 2009, I busted out my maths again for this compilation :) You guys kept our servers hopping …

Saw Horse Update: 15 New Saw Horse Plans Added!

Posted ago by toolcrib

Our Free Sawhorse Plan Collection just went from 24, down to 23, then up to 37 free sawhorse plans! Here are the new plans we added today, ordered in the categories of the original post.

"Off Tha Chain" Porch Relaxation: 4 Free Porch Glider Plans, 4 Free Porch Rocking Chairs

Posted ago by toolcrib

Free yourself from the chains of your porch swing with these incredible free plans we gathered from around the web! These outdoor gliders and rocking chair plans put you in that summer sweet spot: the porch or deck! Though they …

A Walk Through Stu's Shed: Interview with Woodworking Blogger Stuart

Posted ago by toolcrib

Stu’s an Australian woodworking blogger who writes and video tapes his experiences and lessons learned while working in his shed. He’s also one of the few cheapskate woodworkers brave enough to take the quiz AND post his cheapskate badge ;D. …