Woodmaster tools

I am looking at a 4 in 1 ( 25" molder, planer, sander & gang rip saw) Woodmaster, made in Kansas City. Does anyone have any first hand knowledge or ownership of one. I wood appreciate any comments about this piece of equipment or the...

Power Tools VS. Hand Tools

For a long time there has been a rift in the woodworking world. With technology ever increasing that rift will only grow I’m sure. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s the hand tools vs. power tools divide and with new technology on the...

FAVORITE TOOLS CHALLENGE

This is my selection of favorite tools . Starting with my workbench and all the accessories I have made for it You can see the foot operated leg vice which has been replaced by a different type since this picture was taken and the unique...

HAND TOOLS

Here is my assortment of hand tools and most of them I have made myself . I don’t profess to be a hand tool only guy but I love the look and feel of them but power tools like a table saw can’t be beat by a hand tool . Tools have evolved over...

New Tools

Well I ordered a few new tools that is going to add 100% to my work. Its not everything I wanted but its a start. They are items that have been on my priority list. Well June 2nd is my 47th birthday and we are having a family...

Hand Tools - Some New Some Old

In my boatbuilding career there was always a need to get the job done quickly and efficiently so power tools were the order of the day except for the few places where they just couldn’t do the job. Final planing on the edges of planking, shaping...

Shop Upgrades #3: Hand tools rack

This is my basic hand tool collection, with others scattered around the garage/shop. Most-used tools are within arms reach of the bench, and it is compact enough to keep things sane!

shop tools giveaway

Heres a link for a tool giveaway from popular woodworking and its free. http://popularwoodworking.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=157569&srid=74885003

Storage, Tools And More Tools!

Today I finally managed to restore some order to the chaos that had ensure my absence from the shed. With the addition of the new tools for the business and the lack of storage space everything got into a massive mess. Now I know there’s a lot...

Building Some Chevalets, a Class Action #2: Making Hand Tools with Power Tools

I would love to have the time to work on these chevys with hand tools without the noise, dust, and sharp whirly things but I’m on a mission here and time is of the essence. In that light, this morning started out (after cleaning up the glue-ups)...

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