Category Archives: News

In 2010, Readers Spent 5.2 Years On Our Site

Posted ago by cslagle

Here’s the horn… hold on while I toot it for a minute :)  In 2010 we had 1,601,135 “absolute unique visitors.” The average time on site for each visitor is 01:43 – that’s one minute and forty three seconds.  …

The Catalog Is BACK!!!

Posted ago by toolcrib

That’s right, you have been asking for the old Tool Crib catalog for 10 long years, well now it’s back, from the ones who started it all. Back in the Mid 1980’s, Acme Tools launched a mail order business selling …

7 KnotScott Forum Finds: New Grizzlies Released, Most Common Router Bits, Used Tool Buying Advice

Posted ago by toolcrib

KnotScott delivers another episode of awesome forum finds! Folks, he saves you tens of hours a month by hanging out in woodworking forums so you don’t have to! Think of all that extra shop time he makes for you ;) …

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 …

Table Saw Lawsuit Updates: Osorio vs. Ryobi and What it Means for YOU

Posted ago by toolcrib

We learned about Carlos Osorio vs. One World Technologies Inc. et al (aka Ryobi) from KnotScott here. Here’s the original news story: Man wins $1.5m in first of its kind saw case.

6 KnotScott Finds: More Ridgid R4511 Rumors, Washing Dust Collection Bags, Cleaning Rusty Tools, More!

Posted ago by toolcrib

He’s back and he’s covered in sawdust, pixels and he’s been fighting off trolls in the forums to find you some great woodworking stories… it’s KNOTSCOTT! This week he brings us more Ridgid R4511 rumors, a pointed debate about washing …

7 KnotScott Finds: Table Saws of the Future, New Porter-Cable Table Saw, Most Common Table Saw?

Posted ago by toolcrib

What does the future hold for the table saw? Why does Porter-Cable’s new table saw give KnotScott deja-vu? What’s the most commonly-owned table saw? These questions AND MORE get answered in this week’s issue of KnotScott’s Forum Finds! Stay tuned …

7 KnotScott Finds: Table Saw User Wins Injury Lawsuit + Mortise Cutting Poll + Which Glue?

Posted ago by toolcrib

KnotScott delivers again! First up – a landmark lawsuit in which a table saw user has apparently successfully sued Ryobi for NOT having “flesh detecting technologies.” As you can imagine, this stirred up QUITE the debate at WoodNet! Popcorn not …

Forum Rumor: Home Depot Bringing Back the Ridgid R4511?

Posted ago by toolcrib

Our “man on the streets” and woodworking forum regular KnotScott just sent me an exciting rumor he discovered in the Ridgid forum… Home Depot may be bringing back the Ridgid R4511 granite-topped table saw!

10 KnotScott Forum Finds: Favorite Tool Brands + Table Saw vs. CMS vs. Bandsaw for Beginners

Posted ago by toolcrib

If you’re not a woodworking forum regular, knowing where to start can pose significant problems. KnotScott participates in over 10 different woodworking forums and sends us his favorite threads every couple of weeks. Thanks Scott! This week he sends us …