Product Reviews

>Around the world in 80 trees

Around the world in 80 trees

A cornucopia of marvelous trees beautifully... Read more
>Frigidaire 3-in-1 portable room air conditioner

Frigidaire 3-in-1 portable room air conditioner

The Frigidaire 3-in-1 will keep rooms cool in summer, moisten... Read more
>Sienci Labs Longmill MK2

Sienci Labs Longmill MK2

Affordable Yet Powerful... Read more
>Laguna F2 Fusion table saw

Laguna F2 Fusion table saw

Every shop needs a good table saw to produce accurate... Read more
>SawStop CTS compact table saw

SawStop CTS compact table saw

The SawStop CTS sets the standard for quality, convenience and... Read more
>Festool CLEANTEC CTC SYS cordless HEPA dust extractor

Festool CLEANTEC CTC SYS cordless HEPA dust extractor

The ultimate in super compact, cordless jobsite and shop dust... Read more
>2SAND aluminum oxide sanding belts

2SAND aluminum oxide sanding belts

Durable, long lasting premium sanding... Read more
>Leatherman tool maintenance kit

Leatherman tool maintenance kit

A practical, convenient kit that contains everything you need to... Read more
>Tree bingo

Tree bingo

If you're a board gamer, tree lover or woodworker you're... Read more
>Woodpeckers joint bridge clamping pads

Woodpeckers joint bridge clamping pads

These pads are very functional and make an excellent addition... Read more
>Truewerk ultra-light work pants

Truewerk ultra-light work pants

Super light weight, remarkably comfortable, abrasion resistant and long wearing... Read more
>Blue Spruce card scrapers and burnisher

Blue Spruce card scrapers and burnisher

Highly effective at producing smooth, nearly finish-ready surfaces and very... Read more
>Festool mobile phone charger

Festool mobile phone charger

Makes it easy and convenient to charge your wireless device... Read more
>Evapolar evaCHILL personal evaporative air cooler and humidifier

Evapolar evaCHILL personal evaporative air cooler and humidifier

A sleek unit that doesn't take up much space, does... Read more
>Worx 1800 PSI pressure washer

Worx 1800 PSI pressure washer

This portable, light-duty pressure washer is great for small to... Read more
>Best stacked dado sets 2022

Best stacked dado sets 2022

Stacked dado sets are indispensable for quickly cutting dados grooves... Read more
>Laguna P|Flux cyclone dust collector

Laguna P|Flux cyclone dust collector

Superb performance from a full-featured dust collector built to last... Read more
>DEWALT DCW682B brushless cordless biscuit joiner

DEWALT DCW682B brushless cordless biscuit joiner

Well constructed, easy to set-up and use, and effective for... Read more
>BORA 3.25 HP fixed-base router

BORA 3.25 HP fixed-base router

A powerful, vibration-free router that can easily handle the largest... Read more
>Tero food waste recycler

Tero food waste recycler

An easy, quick way to make odour and pest-free organic... Read more
>Woodpeckers setup blocks

Woodpeckers setup blocks

The easiest and most efficient way to accurately setup shop... Read more
>Festool cordless angle grinder review

Festool cordless angle grinder review

Great for all sorts of home improvement... Read more
>Laguna JX 6 jointer

Laguna JX 6 jointer

Flat and straight, with... Read more
>Bosch GEX brushless cordless 5″ random orbit sanders

Bosch GEX brushless cordless 5″ random orbit sanders

Great ergonomics, excellent balance, light weight, ample power and good... Read more
>DEWALT XTREME 12V brushless cordless oscillating tool 

DEWALT XTREME 12V brushless cordless oscillating tool 

The DCS353 has all the essential features you'll need in... Read more
>WORX NITRO cordless wet/dry vacuum

WORX NITRO cordless wet/dry vacuum

The new WORX NITRO cordless, brushless vac offers a good... Read more
>Wolverine wilderness boot

Wolverine wilderness boot

These Wolverine boots have pretty well all the features that... Read more
>Starbond CA glue

Starbond CA glue

A high quality cyanoacrylate (CA) glue available in thin, medium... Read more
>Laguna PX12 planer

Laguna PX12 planer

The Laguna PX12 has some great features and would be... Read more
>Kinex precision try squares

Kinex precision try squares

Accurate, reliable, durable and... Read more
>Veritas bullnose shoulder plane

Veritas bullnose shoulder plane

The Veritas Bullnose Shoulder Plane is one sweet... Read more
>Danner Riverside low work boot

Danner Riverside low work boot

What you get with the Danner Riverside is a lower-cut... Read more
>Senco cordless stapler

Senco cordless stapler

A pro-quality tool that has easy staple loading, quick depth... Read more
>Bosch cordless brushless track saw

Bosch cordless brushless track saw

For a professional-level plunge saw that's easy to use and... Read more
>CEC CA glue

CEC CA glue

CEC CA glues are competitively priced and most importantly work... Read more
>CamVac 55L 2.7HP dust extractor

CamVac 55L 2.7HP dust extractor

Powerful suction, excellent dust filtration and a reasonably low noise... Read more
>Festool TopRock Bluetooth Speaker

Festool TopRock Bluetooth Speaker

It's been five years since Festool released the SysRock Bluetooth... Read more
>Lynx quadrant scrapers

Lynx quadrant scrapers

Great for quick and easy smoothing of convex shapes from... Read more
>Helly Hansen Premium Work Wear

Helly Hansen Premium Work Wear

Premium workwear with the durability, longevity, and comfort to stand... Read more
>Lynx mini scraper set

Lynx mini scraper set

Small, flexible scrapers ideal for fine precision... Read more
>Dremel Multi-Max MM20V Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Kit

Dremel Multi-Max MM20V Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Kit

An easy tool to use single-handed with ample power to... Read more
>Woodworker’s Guide to Live Edge Slabs

Woodworker’s Guide to Live Edge Slabs

Everything you need to know about creating live edge boards,... Read more
>Saws, Planes, and Scorps: Exceptional Woodworking Tools and Their Makers

Saws, Planes, and Scorps: Exceptional Woodworking Tools and Their Makers

Appreciate the hand made tools you use on a regular... Read more
>Spyral Freestyle Coping Saw

Spyral Freestyle Coping Saw

The easy way to cut curves from any... Read more
>Supermax 16-32 drum sander

Supermax 16-32 drum sander

For any woodworker who does a lot of sanding, especially... Read more
>Ulmia precision layout tools

Ulmia precision layout tools

Premium layout tools for precise... Read more
>Dremel 8260 Cordless Brushless Smart Rotary Tool

Dremel 8260 Cordless Brushless Smart Rotary Tool

An indispensable tool for all manner of small scale cutting,... Read more
>Milwaukee 2445-21 jigsaw

Milwaukee 2445-21 jigsaw

Cutting Curves While... Read more
>Bosch 5″ Multi-Hole Random Orbit Sander/Polisher

Bosch 5″ Multi-Hole Random Orbit Sander/Polisher

Get superior dust control and consistently smooth and swirl-free surfaces... Read more
>DeWALT FLEXVOLT 12″ 120V double bevel compound miter saw

DeWALT FLEXVOLT 12″ 120V double bevel compound miter saw

A durable, high-performance saw that provides both cordless and corded... Read more
>Whiteside Ultimate Router Pattern Bit

Whiteside Ultimate Router Pattern Bit

The large cutting radius and high shear angles on this... Read more
>DEWALT Xtreme 5-in-1 Cordless Drill/Driver

DEWALT Xtreme 5-in-1 Cordless Drill/Driver

An exceptionally versatile and compact, precision drilling and fastening... Read more
>Trees of life

Trees of life

An enthralling, wonderfully illustrated book that celebrates the wonder of... Read more
>Record Power Coronet Herald Lathe

Record Power Coronet Herald Lathe

Small, but powerful new Coronet Herald lathe by Record... Read more
>PantoRouter Pro-Pack

PantoRouter Pro-Pack

A Whole New World of... Read more
>Makita DTD171Z

Makita DTD171Z

First, let’s get this out of the way. Power. It’s... Read more
>Milwaukee M12 Surge

Milwaukee M12 Surge

Using Milwaukee’s Surge for a few days made me realize... Read more
>King Canada 8022L Impact Driver

King Canada 8022L Impact Driver

It’s funny, when I have my own tools in my... Read more
>Veritas Compact Router Table

Veritas Compact Router Table

Compact routers are so versatile that manufacturers have started to... Read more
>JessEm Mast-R-Fence III and Micro Adjust

JessEm Mast-R-Fence III and Micro Adjust

I’ve had the opportunity to put together lots of JessEm... Read more
>Oneida BenchTop DC personal variable speed dust collector

Oneida BenchTop DC personal variable speed dust collector

Where’d the Dust Go? – Mask-free work can be accomplished... Read more
>Festool TSC 55 KEB track saw

Festool TSC 55 KEB track saw

Quality, accuracy and portability in one... Read more
>Five cordless stick vacs to clean your castle

Five cordless stick vacs to clean your castle

They're compact, light in weight, highly maneuverable, have suction power... Read more
>Shaper Origin

Shaper Origin

Shaping the future of routing technology with... Read more
>Castle 110 pocket cutter

Castle 110 pocket cutter

The affordable, portable, easy-to-use pocket hole cutting... Read more
>DEWALT 20V MAX XR Brushless Cordless Compact Router

DEWALT 20V MAX XR Brushless Cordless Compact Router

The cordless DeWALT DCW600B performs as well as a corded... Read more
>ISOtunes Link Bluetooth Earmuffs

ISOtunes Link Bluetooth Earmuffs

Excellent noise protection, top notch sound quality, and a very... Read more
>Spyderco CBN benchstone

Spyderco CBN benchstone

Lately there has been much ado over cubic boron nitride... Read more
>Halder SIMPLEX replaceable-face mallets

Halder SIMPLEX replaceable-face mallets

As an alternative to a wooden mallet I've been using... Read more
>Trees of North America

Trees of North America

A good beginner's general reference guide that will surely enlighten... Read more
>The life & love of the forest

The life & love of the forest

A visually alluring book that succeeds well as a coffee... Read more
>Carhartt Force 6″ nano composite toe work boot

Carhartt Force 6″ nano composite toe work boot

A comfortable lightweight, waterproof work boot with composite safety... Read more
>The story of trees

The story of trees

One of the most enjoyable books I've read on trees... Read more
>The why and how of woodworking

The why and how of woodworking

An inspiring and instructive book that belongs in the library... Read more
>Mortise Master mortising system

Mortise Master mortising system

An easy-to-use, durably constructed and precisely machined jig for routing... Read more


5 Hatchets to Choose From - For Shop, Jobsite, Around... Read more
>Pica-Dry longlife automatic pencil

Pica-Dry longlife automatic pencil

Lose the carpenter's pencil and step up to the best... Read more
>Japanese hand saws

Japanese hand saws

Learn about the different types of Japanese hand saws, how... Read more
>Worxsaw cordless compact circular saw

Worxsaw cordless compact circular saw

Ample power, light weight, easy one-hand cutting and comfortable to... Read more
>Barron Dovetail Guide

Barron Dovetail Guide

The most effective and easiest way to cut perfect... Read more
>Aqua Coat clear grain filler

Aqua Coat clear grain filler

A superior water based grain filler that dries super... Read more
>King Canada 6″ benchtop jointer with helical cutterhead

King Canada 6″ benchtop jointer with helical cutterhead

A great combination of performance, precision, portability and... Read more
>Wiley X WX BREACH protective sunglasses

Wiley X WX BREACH protective sunglasses

Exceptional sunglasses that are super comfortable and provide a balanced... Read more
>Carhartt rugged flex loose fit canvas work pant

Carhartt rugged flex loose fit canvas work pant

A great choice to wear on a job site, in... Read more
>Kershaw Taskmaster 2 saw

Kershaw Taskmaster 2 saw

Great value in a well designed, high quality folding hand... Read more
>Milwaukee M12 23-gauge pinner

Milwaukee M12 23-gauge pinner

As perfect a pinner as you can get for precision... Read more
>Helly Hansen Manchester construction pants

Helly Hansen Manchester construction pants

Comfortable, durable, well priced work pants for shop or job... Read more
>Rockler portable drill guide

Rockler portable drill guide

Get the control and precision of a stationary drill press... Read more
>WoodRiver quick twist bar clamps

WoodRiver quick twist bar clamps

A good clamp in it's own right, and a better... Read more
>Veritas Bevel-Up No.1 Plane

Veritas Bevel-Up No.1 Plane

Great Plane in a Small... Read more
>FAMAG Bormax 2.0 Forstner drill bits

FAMAG Bormax 2.0 Forstner drill bits

Razor-sharp wave-form cutting teeth require less power, produce less friction... Read more
>Viking Arm Installation Tool

Viking Arm Installation Tool

Incredible Strength in Many... Read more
>Kreg Portable Crosscut Guide

Kreg Portable Crosscut Guide

Quick, Accurate Cuts, Wherever You... Read more
>Work Sharp WS3000

Work Sharp WS3000

Work Sharper and... Read more
>MicroJig Zeroplay 360 Degree Sled Kit

MicroJig Zeroplay 360 Degree Sled Kit

Micro Adjustments for Perfect... Read more
>Bessey EHK Trigger Clamps

Bessey EHK Trigger Clamps

Bessey's beast of a trigger... Read more
>Lee Valley Replica Bevel Square

Lee Valley Replica Bevel Square

Retro home run from Lee... Read more
>MPower Fasttrack MK2 Sharpening Jig

MPower Fasttrack MK2 Sharpening Jig

A quick, keen edge for the beginner... Read more
>Leigh TD330 Through Dovetail Jig

Leigh TD330 Through Dovetail Jig

Leigh brings simplicity to a complex... Read more
>Festool 576754 T-18 E Easy Drill

Festool 576754 T-18 E Easy Drill

Festool makes drilling even... Read more
>Titebond Instant Bond CA Adhesive

Titebond Instant Bond CA Adhesive

Titebond’s strong and quick... Read more
>Leigh TD330 Dovetail Jig

Leigh TD330 Dovetail Jig

Leigh simplifies the process of cutting precise, repetitive... Read more
>Laguna B|Flux dust collector

Laguna B|Flux dust collector

Small footprint, great suction, decent size waste bag, good dust... Read more
>Mid-Century modern design: a complete sourcebook

Mid-Century modern design: a complete sourcebook

A fabulous guided excursion through the world of design from... Read more
>Veritas Flushing Chisels

Veritas Flushing Chisels

Veritas is flush with... Read more
>Auto Jig by Armor Tool

Auto Jig by Armor Tool

Auto Jig sets the new dowelling... Read more
>Laguna Revo 12/16 Lathe

Laguna Revo 12/16 Lathe

Laguna lathe is turning... Read more
>Keen Venture Mid Boot

Keen Venture Mid Boot

These light weight, breathable, waterproof boots make for ideal spring... Read more
>Keen Targhee Vent Mid Length Boots

Keen Targhee Vent Mid Length Boots

Light, breathable, durable and super comfortable make this an ideal... Read more
>Cordless Chainsaws

Cordless Chainsaws

Cordless power tools are improving in leaps and bounds, and... Read more
>Battery-powered string trimmers

Battery-powered string trimmers

We take a look at the wide selection of battery-powered... Read more
>Dustless routing is at hand!

Dustless routing is at hand!

Handheld routers are extremely versatile tools for woodworkers but notorious... Read more
>RZ M2 Air Filtration Mask

RZ M2 Air Filtration Mask

The RZ M2 Mesh Mask is an great alternative for... Read more
>Mirka DEROS 550X Random Orbital Sander

Mirka DEROS 550X Random Orbital Sander

Low vibration, quiet running, comfortable to hold, minimal heat-up, and... Read more
>18-Gauge Brad Nailers

18-Gauge Brad Nailers

The marketplace is full of 18-gauge brad nailers, but how... Read more
>Festool TSC55 Cordless Track Saw

Festool TSC55 Cordless Track Saw

The ultimate portable power tool for precise, chip-free processing of... Read more
>Small Shop Compressors 3 Gallons and Under

Small Shop Compressors 3 Gallons and Under

For a small shop there’s nothing like a compressor to... Read more
>5″ Random Orbital Sanders

5″ Random Orbital Sanders

Ted Brown tests out 15 random orbital sander models models... Read more
>Wolverine chisel midcut steel toe boots

Wolverine chisel midcut steel toe boots

A great general purpose work boot - comfortable, light in... Read more
>8 Great Woodworking Books

8 Great Woodworking Books

The holidays are a great time for giving and receiving.... Read more
>Veritas Bench Chisels

Veritas Bench Chisels

For the past decade Lee Valley’s bench chisels had all... Read more
>Oscillating Multi-Tools

Oscillating Multi-Tools

Approaching Home Improvements with Precision and... Read more
>Router Bit Comparison

Router Bit Comparison

We all expect a new router bit to be working... Read more
>Woodworking Books

Woodworking Books

From instructional to inspirational, woodworking books are a great way... Read more
>Trim Router Round-Up

Trim Router Round-Up

Here’s everything you need to know when you’re shopping for... Read more
>Low-Angle Block Plane Review

Low-Angle Block Plane Review

We tested four models of block planes for you –... Read more
>Rockler Taper Jig

Rockler Taper Jig

This taper jig from Rockler has changed that process for... Read more
>Bench Dog Router Station

Bench Dog Router Station

Bench dog has done a great job at bringing a... Read more
>Delta reinvents the UNISAW

Delta reinvents the UNISAW

70 years after the Unisaw's debut, Delta completely redesigns their... Read more
>Bostitch trim air

Bostitch trim air

At just 8.8 kg (19.5 lbs), this compressor is designed... Read more
>Miter trimmer

Miter trimmer

The Miter Trimmer is an archaic looking tool that resembles... Read more
>HNT Gordon block plane

HNT Gordon block plane

Terry Gordon has been making wood bodied hand planes since... Read more
>Ridgid R2400 laminate trimmer

Ridgid R2400 laminate trimmer

Laminate trimmers (also called trim or palm routers) are the... Read more
>King 6″ industrial jointer

King 6″ industrial jointer

The 6" jointer is a shop staple. Without it, truing... Read more
>Ryobi 25 piece master router bit set

Ryobi 25 piece master router bit set

The new Ryobi 25 piece Master Router Bit offers a... Read more
>Trade Secret furniture restoration kit

Trade Secret furniture restoration kit

Let's face it, furniture gets scratched, scuffed and... Read more
>ProSite protractor

ProSite protractor

If you use a mitre saw a lot, then you’ll... Read more
>Cordless impact drivers

Cordless impact drivers

Although they look a lot like the conventional drill/driver you... Read more
>Kell specialty honing guides

Kell specialty honing guides

The Kell Standard Honing Guide and the Kell Skew Honing... Read more
>Delta thickness sander

Delta thickness sander

Open-end (or cantilevered) drum sanders offer a whole new world... Read more
>Veritas sharpening system

Veritas sharpening system

The Veritas Mk.II Power Sharpening System offers a new approach... Read more
>The coper

The coper

The Coper is a novel product, out of Lethbridge, AB,... Read more
>DMT DuoSharp

DMT DuoSharp

The stones are competitively priced, considering that they should give... Read more
>Two cherries chisels

Two cherries chisels

A good set of chisels is an important shop purchase.... Read more
>The little ripper

The little ripper

This Canadian-made bandsaw jig turns logs into lumber quickly and... Read more
>Brute-Tough drill driver

Brute-Tough drill driver

Bosch is to power tools what Porsche is to cars:... Read more


The Adjustable Push Block... Read more
>Veritas: lord of the planes

Veritas: lord of the planes

Veritas has introduced two new products that are getting a... Read more
>We shop test 11 air nailers

We shop test 11 air nailers

Air tools are becoming much more common in woodworking shops.... Read more
>Veritas standard block plane

Veritas standard block plane

This is one sweet plane!... Read more
>Leigh mortise and tenon jig

Leigh mortise and tenon jig

The mortise and tenon is arguably one of the most... Read more
>Dura-Grit accessories

Dura-Grit accessories

The Dura-Grit products are designed for rough and fine shaping... Read more
>Dewalt sliding compound mitre saw

Dewalt sliding compound mitre saw

The DW712 is the perfect sliding compound miter saw for... Read more
>Excalibur mitre guide

Excalibur mitre guide

The Osborne EB-3 Mitre Guide by Excalibur is one of... Read more


Recently JessEm announced a new addition to their family of... Read more


The RouterRaizer is an ingenious way of raising and lowering... Read more
> Festool ATF55E track saw

 Festool ATF55E track saw

What makes the ATF55E so useful, in my view, is... Read more
>Milwaukee 1-3/4 HP BodyGrip router

Milwaukee 1-3/4 HP BodyGrip router

There are quite a few mid-size routers on the market,... Read more
>Classic joints with power tools

Classic joints with power tools

Through this book, Yeung Chan teaches his techniques for making... Read more
>Router bench guide

Router bench guide

This “Bench Guide” is part of the series of Bench... Read more
>Furniture & cabinet construction

Furniture & cabinet construction

This book is a reference for designing and building furniture,... Read more