2021 Tool of the year awards

2021 Tool of the Year Awards

About the Awards

Voting for the 6th Annual Canadian Woodworking Tool of the Year Awards will take place from November 1 – 30, 2021.

These awards acknowledge the best woodworking products released during the calendar year. Winning products are selected by woodworkers just like you – crafts people and DIYers who use woodworking products on a regular basis, and insist on usable features, top quality, great performance, and outstanding value. 

View previous year winners here.

The Categories

Our editorial team, consisting of professional woodworkers with over five decades of combined practical experience and industry insight, will pre-screen all the products released in 2021 (November 1, 2020 to October 30, 2021) into a list of up to 10 candidates in each of the four product categories: Hand Tools, Power Tools, Machinery, and Accessories.

Their selection is based on product specifications, user feedback gleaned from the web, formal reviews undertaken by industry publications and organizations, and in-house shop testing done by our editorial team.


If you are a tool manufacturer and would like to have a product considered for the 2022 Tool of the Year Awards, please contact [email protected] . Include a high resolution image of the product(s) along with a detailed product description, or a link to the product page on your website. The deadline for submission is October 15 of each calendar year.

Voting takes place
from November 1 to 30.

Cast your vote for a chance to win a
DeWALT 20V MAX Compac
Brushless Drill/Driver and Impact Kit (#DCK278C2)

Dewalt DCK278C2
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