"A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop."

18V Lithium Ion Drills Dec 8, 2009 (last updated Nov 23, 2012)

Head-to-head competition to replace my old Ryobi NiCad!

Alert Stamping Electric Cord Reel Jan 20, 2012

Excellent, yet inexpensive cord reels

Big Johnson Tape Measure Sep 10, 2009 (last updated Nov 22, 2009)

Silly name, but quite possibly the best ever

Blade Change Holders Dec 18, 2009 (last updated Feb 15, 2011)

Inexpensive aides to help you to safely change and even store your table saw blades

Blade Cleaners Feb 11, 2010

Several solutions to clean the junk from your blades

Bosch JS365 Jigsaw Jan 23, 2012

Surprisingly bad performance from an otherwise well-designed jigsaw

Delta 18-900L Drill Press Mar 3, 2011

Well-designed, robust, and accurate with minor quality control issues

Delta 28-276 14" Bandsaw Aug 18, 2008(last update Aug 8, 2009)

Bargain price not such a bargain

DMT Dia-Sharp 8" Continuous Diamond Bench Stones May 19, 2011


Dollar Shave Club Feb 12, 2013

These blades are f***ing terrible!

Easy Wood Toolsl May 1, 2011

Beautiful, well-designed tools that truly do make woodturning easy

Evapo-Rust Nov 20, 2011

Works shockingly well!

Festool CT 26 E Apr 11, 2011

Who'da thought a vacuum could be this cool?

Festool MFT/3 Multifunction Table Feb 19, 2011

It's a game-changer

Festool RO 90 DX Sander Feb 16, 2011, updated Apr 14, 2011

Possibly the only sander you'll ever need ...

Long-term review: Festool T15+3 Lithium Ion Drill Aug 27, 2010

Can a drill really be worth $450 (or more) ?

Festool WCR1000 Workcenter Nov 21, 2011

A surprisingly valuable addition

Forrest Saw Blade Dampener & Stiffener Nov 27, 2009

Effects were very minor, at least for me

General Wheel & Circle Cutter Aug 11, 2010

Finally, a circle cutter that doesn't suck

Gorilla Gripper Panel Carrier Jan 26, 2011

At least the commercial's funny

Grizzly G0490(X) Serpentine Belt Upgrade Kit Jan 11, 2010 (last updated Feb 13, 2010)

Modest results for a modest price, but it's not a simple drop-in upgrade

Harbor Freight Hydraulic Scissor Table Cart Jul 1, 2010

The best way to move a 700 pound lathe. And a great general purpose helper to boot!

Hock O-1 Blades & Chipbreakers Dec 29, 2013

A great improvement over stock parts

Jet 708118 Universal Mobile Base Oct 29, 2008 (last update Jul 21, 2010)

Pretty decent for low machines, but don't use it with a bandsaw!

Milwaukee Diamond Sawzall Blade Mar 4, 2012

World's worst blade?

Narex Bevel-Edge Chisels Aug 4, 2010

A superb value in workhorse chisels

Northern Tools ¾HP 8" Bench Grinder Jan 27, 2012

Is this some kind of joke?

Oneway Balance System Jan 31, 2010

A simple idea yields big benefits

Rigid 10' Universal Wet/Dry Vac Hose Aug 4, 2010

A really nice hose for small vacs, but a big howler for big ones

Rockler Bench Cookies Jan 11, 2010

It's OK, I thought they were a dumb idea, too

Rockler Saw Blade / Router Bit Cleaning Kit May 20, 2011 (updated May 31, 2011)

The best cleaner I've found, but I'd pass on the kit

Rockler Thread Detective Dec 14, 2011

An extremely handy gizmo to have around the shop

SlipIt Sliding Compound July 14, 2011

Slippery? Somewhat. Protective? Not so much.

Torin Vehicle Lift Manual Feb 10, 2012

Seriously, is this the best you can do?

Velcro Cable Ties March 7, 2011

A super value on these workshop organizers

Wood River LED Dual Power Shop Light Dec 17, 2009 (last updated Jun 30, 2010)

Terrific little add-on light for shadowy power tools
Nice light but failed after only six months

Work Sharp 3000 Aug 27, 2009

Didn't live up to the promise

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