Tool Reviews

427 The GRR-Ripper

May 10, 20104 Comments

It’s Safety Week 2010 and it only makes sense for this week’s “Try It Tuesday” to be a safety device. A while ago we had a chance to give-away a Micro-Jig GRR-Ripper as part of our monthly schwag drawing. I couldn’t just give one away without trying it out for myself, so for total openness…YES […]

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425 Milescraft SignPro

May 3, 20104 Comments

There are times when I just want to make something for fun and I don’t want to spend a lot of time worrying about all the details to make it right. Of course, I do want to make sure it’s something I don’t mind my name being associated with too! One type of project that’s […]

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422 Veritas Surface Vise

March 29, 20108 Comments

There are a lot of workbench accessories on the market, but typically they’re either something that needs to be built as part of the workbench top and are nearly permanent components or they’re small useful items, but don’t have much versatility to them. A newer accessory that hit the market in the past year is […]

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420 Czeck Edge Ruler-Stop

March 22, 20102 Comments

Today’s Try It Tuesday is a look at the Czeck Edge Ruler-Stop currently available at Highland Woodworking. A handy little tool that literally fits in the palm of your hand but still has the ability to do great big things. The Czeck Edge Ruler-Stop works much like a traditional square, but with one big exception…you’re […]

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418 The Bora Wide Track Clamp Edge

March 15, 20101 Comment

The guys over at Bora Clamps recently introduced their latest clamping system, the Bora Wide Track Clamp Edge. A straight edge clamp that works very much like a traditional clamp with the added benefit of having a straight edge body attached to it. The beauty of a straight edge clamp is you can attach it […]

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416 The Skraper by Benchcrafted

March 1, 20100 Comments

The folks over at Benchcrafted really know how to make tools. Jameel and everyone stand by the products they make so we don’t have to worry about whether or not they’re going to hold up in our shops. I think it has a lot to do with the fact that they’re woodworkers too. They don’t […]

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414 Veritas File/Rasp Auxillary Handle

February 22, 20103 Comments

Today’s “Try it Tuesday” is all about the Auxillary File/Rasp Handle. A great little accessory for the shop that makes using your files and rasps much easier, much safer and much more accurate. It’s unique design won’t damage your rasp or file, and more importantly it makes using it so much more comfortable. Download Video […]

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410 Kreg Pocket Hole Jigs

February 7, 20100 Comments

Today’s Try it Tuesday is the Kreg Pocket Hole Jig. I’ve been using pocket holes on and off in my own shop for a wide assortment of projects. They’re quick and easy to use and they create a strong joint that works amazing! Some will argue that because they’re not a “traditional” joinery technique they […]

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400 Whiteside’s 1/2″ Radius Edge Beading Bit

December 7, 20090 Comments

This month’s Router Bit of The Month, from Whiteside and available at a great discounted price at Woodcraft is the 1/2″ Radius, Edge Beading Bit. A great profile for applying a decorative single beaded edge to table aprons, legs and more. And to make it even more versatile, the Edge Beading Bit can be used […]

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398 Whiteside’s Medium Ogee Raised Panel Bit

November 23, 20090 Comments

Better late than never, I always say! While it may not give you an opportunity to pick up this month’s Router Bit of the month at a great discounted price, you can still checkout a profile that maybe just what you’re looking for when it comes to making stunning frame and panel components. With a […]

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