Tool Reviews

  • The Ones that Get Away

    When folks find out that I review woodworking tools for a living, one of the first questions they usually ask is, “Do you get to keep them?” Especially those good-natured freight truck drivers who bring this stuff to my shop. Many of them are woodworkers. They really want to know.

    Here’s the honest answer: usually, no, I don’t get to keep the tools.

  • JET 12-1/2″ Planer: Flat-out Good

    JET Tools unveiled their new and improved 12-1/2″ planer, and it is a sure thing, in my opinion.