Now thru March 7th 2013, Amazon is offering an extra 15% discount on select Irwin woodworking tools and accessories. Read More
Craftsman just came out with new triangular work support spacers, which are great for routing, sanding, painting, drilling, and cutting tasks. Read More
Helping Hands are great for holding and positioning wires, parts, and miscellaneous hardware. Read More
While many would recommend a used vise, we’ve been quite pleased with Craftsman’s Professional vise. It’s well built and is ready to go out of the box without one having to check Craigslist and every garage sale in the county for a used vise in good condition. Read More
Damn, these knobs look good! I never thought I’d say that about a $1.50 piece of plastic! Read More
I don’t normally get excited over clamps, but wow, Bessey’s new toggles definitely caught my eye! Read More
Four cam clamps really saved me a lot of time today, so I thought I’d give them 15 minutes in the spotlight. If you haven’t tried these types of hold downs, you may want to give them a try. Read More
Just an FYI for those who use Festool Guide Rails – these Dewalt tracksaw clamps are compatible and an affordable alternative to Festool’s Quick Clamps. Read More
These mini corner clamps are great for projects that fit in the palm of your hand. Read More
Woodcraft is currently offering a 15% discount on individual Bora Clamp-N-Cut Edge Guides, bringing them below average pricing. We have a set of these clamps, and they are more convenient than other straight-edges we’ve used before. Orders over $25 receive free shipping to the 48 contiguous states. Coupon expires on 10/30/10. Bora Clamp-N-Cut Edge Guides […]
Woodcraft has temporarily lowered the price on their WoodRiver parallel clamp set. Included in the set are two 24″ clamps, two 40″ clamps, and a set of 4 clamp blocks. The sale price on this set is $100 (previously $166), and the discount expires on June 26th or until supplies run out. Here’s a relatively positive review by […]
It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Woodpeckers Woodworking Precision Tools. Many of their tools and accessories are novel designs, and are extremely well made (here in the USA). To help inspire last minute entries to our $50 gift card giveaway, following are the five tools at the top of my own Woodpeckers wishlist.
PanaVise vises are great for electronics, hobby work, or any delicate task that requires more finesse or precision than a large bulky iron vise allows. The 301 standard PanaVise is reasonably sized and features a split ball design that allows 180° tilt, 360° turn, and 360° rotate positioning adjustments.
We just noticed that the Rockwell Jawhorse is now (possibly only temporarily) priced at $161.99 on Amazon, which is 10% off the normal price of $180. The Jawhorse is eligible for Free Super Saver Shipping. It is unclear as to whether this is a permanent or short-lived price drop, but we will post an update if […]
We have been waiting for a good price on the Rockwell Jawhorse for a few weeks now since seeing one in person, and are delighted to see that it is eligible for Woodcraft’s current 15%-off coupon. After the discount, the Sawhorse drops in price by $27 to $153. Shipping for our order comes up as $13, which […]
The PortaMate PM7050 MEGAVISE is a portable clamping station that looks like it may be a contender to the Rockwell Jawhorse. With a clamping force of 1500lbs, a 34.5″ capacity, and three sets of interchangeable clutch plates, the MegaVise looks to be higly capable.
There are quite a few decent deals going on at Woodcraft right now. First off, there’s a great looking 10-piece Bessey clamp set for $30, and the second hot deal is for a Kreg Bench Klamp with free Mini Jig for $20. The Bessey clamp set includes a pair of pipe clamps, four mini 4″bar clamps, […]
These Grip-on 233-10 self leveling jaw locking pliers can be used on materials up to 1-3/4″ thick. Because of their pivoting jaw pads, these pliers can be used to clamp flat or tapered surfaces. These pliers are intended to be used in workspaces too small for C clamps, spring clamps, quick bar clamps, and even Vise-Grip […]
Since the Rockwell Jawhorse it is now being actively promoted at Lowes stores, we decided to take a closer look at it. With its wide jaws and 600-lb holding capacity, the Jawhorse looks like it would make an excellent work-holding clamp. Over the weekend, we spotted a Jawhorse in action at Lowes, where two associates were […]
For a limited time, Woodcraft is having a sale on Bora pistol grip bar clamps. The sale is for 25%-off, and ends on November 25th. Even better, coupon code 11230 gets you free shipping as well, until November 30th. These look like decent clamps, and the price is pretty decent – $10.49 for the 6″ […]
Rockwell’s Jawhorse is a portable clamping workstation that can be used for a variety of tasks. We’re not quite sure what to think about the Jawhorse, but we’ve seen nothing but positive reviews. The Jawhorse has a wide three-legged base for stability, and has an all-steel construction. With its 1-ton clamping force, the Jawhorse can […]
Grip-on locking pliers are the bee’s knees. Seriously. Grip-on offers a wide selection of locking pliers styles, their prices are fair, and their tools are of superb quality and feel. Grip-on’s pliers are available with an enamel coating as shown above, or uncoated. The ones we have are uncoated, and are spectacular to use. Grip-on […]