Taylor Toolworks Aftermarket Blade Review

The aftermarket bench plane blades market is brimming with quality options, from Hock to Veritas to WoodRiver, and now, Taylor Toolworks Premium Blades. A common feature of these premium blades [...]

Blue Spruce Mortise Chisel Review

Tool: Mortise Chisels Shop Now Manufacturer: Blue Spruce Toolworks MSRP: $109.99+ Walloping on a chisel to chop a mortise is a big ask. It’s no wonder that the “pig sticker” mortise chisels of [...]

Veritas Mortise Chisel Review

Tool: Mortise Chisels Shop Now Manufacturer: Veritas MSRP: $76.50+ The Veritas (Lee Valley) mortise chisels are awesome in every sense of the word. They’re big, heavy and can plow through a [...]

CPM Magnacut Blades Review

Tool: CPM Magnacut Blades Shop Now Manufacturer: Lake Erie Tool Works MSRP: $46.99+ As a hand tool junkie, I look at a few things when deciding if a tool is up to snuff. One of those is the [...]

Bridge City Tool Works HP-6FX Review

Tool: HP-6FX Multiplane Shop Now Manufacturer: Bridge City Tool Works MSRP: $789 If you’ve ever taken a look at Bridge City Tools, you’ll know that they have a history of having [...]

Blue Spruce Optima Chisel Plane Review

Tool: Optima Chisel Plane Shop Now Manufacturer: Blue Spruce Toolworks MSRP: $119.99 It goes without saying that a chisel is a staple in almost any shop. However, there are some operations where [...]

Saw Till

This saw till is a great way to keep your saws organized, protected, and close at hand. Project #2405 • Skill Level: Intermediate • Time: 3 Days • Cost: $150 There is a debate among hand tool [...]

Blue Spruce’s New Saw Line

Tool: Assorted Backsaws Shop Now Manufacturer: Blue Spruce Toolworks MSRP: $109-$329 A couple of years back, I introduced our readers to Jared Greene, a saw maker from South Carolina. In the time [...]

Barr Tools Chair Scorp Review

Tool:Mike Dunbar-Style ScorpShop Now Manufacturer: Barr Tools MSRP: $170 Barr Tools out of Boise, Idaho has a reputation for making high-quality, hand forged tools. I first heard of Barr Tools [...]

David Jeske Joinery Saw Review

Tool: Joinery Saw Shop Now Manufacturer: David Jeske MSRP: $235 If you’ve been around hand tools for any amount of time, David Jeske is probably familiar to you. Dave is the founder of Blue [...]

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