PanaVise’s “Junior” vise is ideal for holding small or delicate objects, and is available with either a miniature or vacuum-clamp base. The Junior vise complements PanaVise’s standard size vise to provide a wide range of workholding capabilities.
I wrote an article over at Popular Mechanics reviewing five exotic and uncommon hand tools you’ll probably never see at your local big box hardware stores. These handy tools will likely be discussed in greater detail here on ToolGuyd in the future, but for now, check out my reviews over at PopMech! Attack of the Exotic, Off-Brand Hand Tools via […]
Ridgid just came out with the SuperClamp, robust mobile clamping workstation. The Superclamp has a solid array of user-friendly features, and bears an extremely close resemblance to Triton’s venerable Superjaws workbench. With a jaw capacity of 37-1/2″, and a foot operated clamp capable of exerting 2,000 pounds of force, the SuperClamp will be definitely be a strong competitor to Rockwell’s Jawhorse.
I don’t know about you, but except for a chain saw, an angle grinder is about the last thing I want to be more compact and slim. It looks as though I’m in the minority here as both Bosch and Ridgid offer small slim grip angle grinders. Maybe they’re on to something after all.
Home Depot is having a springtime Black Friday sale, with a few great deals to be had. We took a look at their power tools section, and while some of the deals seemed good, these Ryobi 12V cordless tool deals jumped out as great bargains.
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’ […]
Bosch has just announced a new line of high performance Impact Tough accessories that are designed for use with cordless impact drivers. This new line of accessories will include insert and power bits (Phillips, square, Torx), nut setters, socket adapters, sockets, and hole saws. These new Impact Tough accessories are engineered to take the hit and […]
Bucket Boss’s Rear Guard Tool Sheath is a small utility pouch that is great for carrying a a few tools around hands-free. The Rear Guard can be attached to an ordinary pants belt, and also has a flap that can be inserted into a back pocket for extra stability. I’ve been using a Rear Guard for quite some time now […]
Rockwell is soon releasing a new cordless SoniCrafter oscillating multi-tool to complement its hugely popular corded version. This new compact 12-volt lithium-ion powered Sonicrafter will be compatible with a broad range of Rockwell SoniCrafter accessories and boasts a charging time of 30 minutes.
If you recall, Western Dovetail is running a contest and giving away a sweet dovetailed mobile tool cart. Today is the last day to vote for a winner, and it looks like my entry is currently in the lead, but that might change. So if you have a moment, please head on over and vote […]
This past December, I had the opporunity to check out one of these immensely popular 11-in-1 survival cards firsthand, and I thought it was junk. The tool’s knife and saw were dull and in awkward positions, with the other features being as equally unimpressive.
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, […]
Dremel recently announced its next generation cordless rotary tool, the 8200. This 12-volt lithium-ion powered Dremel features variable speed from 5,000 to 30,000 RPM, a separate on-off switch, battery fuel gauge (FINALLY!!!), and ergonomics similar to the new corded 4000 model. We’re currently reviewing the new Dremel 4000, and are finding it to be an […]
Reader Don sent us an email asking for help in finding 8-foot level reviews and recommendations. If you have expereince with an 8-foot level, do you prefer to use a box level, or an I-beam level, and why? I would think that an I-beam level may be lighter and easier to use (not to mention cheaper), […]
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 […]
I’m one of nearly 100 finalists in a contest to win a mobile tool cabinet from Drawers on Wheels (Western Dovetail). Thus far, I’m losing, so if you can, please help me out with your quick vote! Voting ends on April 7th when a winner will be chosen. VOTE for ToolGuyd! (I need the most votes and highest rating […]
Reader and frequent commentor IndyEngineer tipped us off to a great deal currently at Sears. The above shown ball bearing storage combo is now $700, which is 50% off its regular price of $1400. That’s a great deal indeed! Craftsman 22 Drawer 40-inch Ball Bearing Storage Combo
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 […]
Normally I hate, hate, HATE cheap crappy bits, but you never know when one might come in handy. Afterall, a poor quality bit is still better than no bit at all when you really need one. There are a few sets that caught my attention over at amazon:
If you come across any great tool-related April Fools day tricks, please share them with us via a comment! April Tools Day Jokes: New 18V Rechargeable MIG Welder (ToolGuyd) Snap-on Buys Central Purchasing/Harbor Freight (UncleJoe via GarageJournal) Congress to Ban DIY Home Improvement (found by Jay)