Judging by the attention it’s been receiving lately, Bosch’s new GCM12SD Axial-Glide sliding dual-bevel miter saw must have been the crown jewel of their media event. Bosch’s engineers managed to increase the work capacity of this miter saw while shrinking its footprint, making it a compact high-performance monster of a saw.
Need to drill rows of shelf pins but cannot justify spending $130 for Woodpeckers’ new Shelf Pin Drilling Jig? Well, you’re in luck – Woodpeckers has just announced a new combo shelf pin template. This 3/8″ phenolic template has both inch (1/4″) and metric (5mm) spaced holes. Template holes are 3/8″ diameter and accept Snappy […]
From now thru the 6th, Rockler is offering a coupon code good for 15% off your entire order. There are quite a few exclusions, which are listed below. Even with shipping fees, the discount drops the prices of quite a few products to well below their competitors’ pricing. Shop Rockler, and Enter Coupon code: V0763 […]
We’ve talked about Rockler’s Bench Cookies before, and even the new rebranded set by Bench Dog. These nifty hockey puck-sized non-marring workpiece elevators are great for many types of jobs – painting, routing, sanding, drilling, and the list goes on. We love ’em, and have been seeing many positive user reviews about them on the […]
Bosch’s popular woodworking router comes with 1/4″ and 1/2″ collets, but what if you want to use different shanked burs and bits? We found that replacement collets were available by 3rd party manufacturers, such as Galaxy Products.
It looks like Starrett recently released a new ProSite miter saw protractor, the 505P-7. The new 7″ protractor is made from plastic and includes the same angle-finding features and laser-engraved scales as the aluminum versions. Because it’s made from plastic, the 505P-7 is about half the price of Starrett’s aluminum miter saw protractors, at about […]
Cody from Hising Wood Design is giving away a new Porter Cable random orbital sander on their blog. From his most recent update video, it looks like the prize is Porter Cable’s excellent low-profile sander! In any case, if you’re a woodworker and want a chance to win, head on over to their blog and […]
This Wilton 6-1/2″ Light Duty Woodworking Vise is on sale over at Woodcraft for a mere $10. Standard shipping (at least to my east coast address) is quite reasonable at $7.
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.
Ridgid’s oscillating edge belt and spindle sander (EB4424) is an example of a somewhat gimmicky design that is done right. This 2-in-1 sander can be used to sand both straight edges and curves, and features a 4″ x 24″ belt and set of five sanding drums.
There are only 10 days left to enter to win a $50 gift certificate to Woodpeckers Tools. To enter, all you have to do is tell us which Woodpeckers tools you would use the gift card for in a comment here or in the first giveaway post. $50 Woodpeckers Tools Giveaway
Every now and then I come across a woodworking workbench so beautifully made, so inspiring, that my jaw just drops in amazement. What’s better than a well-crafted and functional workbench? A detailed and well described workbench project log, such as Darnell Hagen’s over at his blog The Way I Wood!
A few days ago, we talked a bit about Woodpeckers’ new shelf pin drilling jig. Since then, I remembered that Lee Valley sells a similar system by Veritas, and decided that a comparison was in order.
Over in our $50 Woodpeckers Gift Card Giveaway thread, a few commenters mentioned Woodpeckers’ new shelf pin jig. This new jig makes drilling parallel rows of pin holes quick and easy with either a drill or router, and will be available in both inch and metric versions.
NOTE: This giveaway has ended. We are pleased to announce that we will be giving away one $50 gift certificate to Woodpeckers Precision Woodworking Tools. Woodpeckers manufacturers superb high-quality precision woodworking tools in the USA, and we want to give one lucky reader the chance to try these tools for themselves! To enter, simply browse through Woodpeckers’ […]
Fastcap manufactures an astonishing array of innovative and practical woodworking tools and accessories. Along with a few traditional tools, many of Fastcap’s unique products are designed specifically for cabinet makers and woodworkers. Fastcap also has a straightforward tool submission and development program that regularly pumps out new products. You can find Fastcap products at many woodworking outlets, […]
Rockler is offering free shipping on nay order until Friday. Enter code V0748 at checkout. The promo is only valid on non-oversized mailable items to contiguous US addresses. If at a loss of what to buy, Felo’s 5pc wood handled screwdriver set is usually a popular item (and is now on sale for $20), and you […]
As you may recall, I recently took a trip to visit a regional Woodworking Show. Before the actual show, I knew which booths I wanted to visit most, and Woodpeckers was at the very top of that list. If theirs was the only booth I was able to visit at that show, the trip would have still been […]
The Drawer on Wheels contest has been closed to new entries, and voting has begun. There are about 100 finalists out of 1350 entries (25 per page), and you can vote for as many different contestants as you’d like. If you’ve made it to the list of finalists, good luck! If not, check out some of […]
Check out these projects that were done using Woodline’s Rout-R-Joint dovetail jig system with various templates. I caught sight of these joinery examples at a recent Woodworking Show, and was very impressed.