Links to Favorite Sites about Woodworking and other Tools

 

 

My Favorite Woodworking Blogs and Info Sites

 

Chris Schwarz Blog

http://www.popularwoodworking.com/
woodworking-blogs/chris-schwarz-blog

 

at Popular Woodworking since 2005 a great source on a variety of topics

Lost Art Press Blog

http://blog.lostartpress.com/

blog and archives

the Wood Whisperer

http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/

 

videos, articles, blog, forum, projects

Joels Blog at Tools for Working Wood

Link here

 

Joel Moskowitz is owner of Tools for Working Wood and Gramercy Tools

Hock Tools

http://hocktools.wordpress.com/

Ron Hock...the sharpening blog

Norse Woodsmith

www.norsewoodsmith.com

woodworking tools and projects

 

Other Blogs I Follow

 

Your Finest Work

http://blog.bluesprucetools.com/

David Jeske, Blue Spruce Toolworks

Toolemera Press

Dyverse Musings archives

Gary Roberts

Evanfall Woodworks

Article Index

 

Rob Hanson

Full Chisel Blog

http://www.fullchisel.com/blog/

 

Stephen Shepherd

Holtey Planes

http://www.holteyplanes.com/blog/

Karl Holtey's "From the Workshop" blog

Renaissance Woodworker

www.renaissancewoodworker.com/blog/

 

Shanon Roger's blog

The Joiners Apprentice

www.thejoinersapprentice.com

Rob Campbell

 

the SawWright Blog

thesawwright.wordpress.com/

 

Matt Cianci's blog about handsaws

Bridge City Tool Works

http://www.bridgecitytools.com/blog/

John Economaki

 

Two Lawyers Toolworks

http://two-lawyers-toolworks.blogspot.com/

 

Klaus & Pedder are German lawyers with a hobby of making saws

Old Ladies

http://pedder-altedamenauskiel.blogspot.com/

 

Pedder's Blog about old saws

 

Unplugged Shop

www.unpluggedshop.com

Luke Townsley

Unplugged Woodshop

www.unpluggedwoodshop.com

Tom Fidgen

 

My Favorite Forums

Sawmill Creek

www.sawmillcreek.org

 

Member: great forum with many varied interests

Tormek Discussion Board

www.tormek.com/forum

Member: info about Tormek and the field of sharpening in general

Festool Owners Group

festoolownersgroup.com

Member: good forum on the subject of Festool

LumberJocks

lumberjocks.com

Member: broad topic range

Backsaw.net

www.backsaw.net

 

not a member

WoodNet

http://www.woodnet.net/forums/

not a member: forum of Woodsmith ShopNotes

Woodworking Talk

www.woodworkingtalk.com

not a member

 

 

Vendor and Manufacturer Sites

 

wide range of tool options at good prices...plus love the Prime shipping

Ameitech South

www.woodworkingtools.net

my local distributor of Festool and Powermatic

Auriou Toolworks

Forge de Saint Juery

http://www.forge-de-saint-juery.com/

 

manufacturer of fine rasps and files for working wood

Bad Axe Toolworks

www.badaxetoolworks.com

 

Services and Tools for the Discriminating Woodworker ...and the Progressive Luddite

Bessey

www.besseytools.com

 

manufacturer of a wide range of great clamps

the Best Things

www.thebestthings.com

 

seller of high quality things including woodworking tools and vintage tools

Betterly Industries, Inc.

www.betterlytools.com

 

maker of quality jigs, accessories and gauges

Blue Spruce Toolworks

www.bluesprucetoolworks.com

maker of quality tools, chisels, mallets, marking tools, etc.

Bridge City Tool Works

www.bridgecitytools.com

a premier manufacturer of woodworking tools

Chester Toolworks

www.chestertoolworks.com

 

saws, awls, plane hammers, marking knives

Czeck Edge Hand Tool

www.czeckedge.com

made in America...in Georgia...chisels, awls, marking knives

Festool

www.festoolusa.com

 

German manufacturer of a wide range of quality hand power tools with integrated dust collection and storage systems

Freud

www.freudtools.com

 

high quality bits and blades

Glen-Drake Toolworks

www.glen-drake.com

maker of the superior Tite-Mark marking gauge

Grammercy Tools

page at Tools For Working Wood is

here

house brand for TFWW, they manufacture saws, holdfasts, rasps...

Hock Tools

www.hocktools.com

Ron Hock...master of blades

Highland Woodworking

www.highlandwoodworking.com

full service store in Atlanta, GA and online

Iturra Design

Jacksonville, FL

888-722-7078

 

Louis A Iturra, no website

sells bandsaw equipment, blades and gauges, his catalog is a "bible of the bandsaw"

Klein Tools

http://www.kleintools.com/

made in America...manufacturer of fine hand tools, pliers, screwdrivers, cutters, etc.

Knipex Group

www.knipex.com

made in Germany...manufacturer of fine hand tools, pliers, cutters, etc.

Kreg Tools

www.kregtool.com

pocket screw jigs, clamping tools, screws, fences, routing systems, measuring toosl

Lee Valley

www.leevalley.com

Canadian woodworking and gardening full service online and in brick stores...sell everything...but has a manufacturing arm that makes Veritas tools

Leigh

http://www.leighjigs.com

manufacturer of the best joinery jigs

Lie Nielsen Toolworks

www.lie-nielsen.com

planes, saws, chisels, scrapers, benches, and much more

MagSwitch

http://www.magswitch.com.au/

innovative jigs, featherboards, and safety devices using magnetic switching technology

MasterGage

www.mastergage.com

 

manufacturer of gauges and plates for high tech measurement

Micro Jig

http://www.microjig.com/

manufacturer of GRR-Ripper pushblock system and the MJ splitters

Oneida

www.oneida-air.com

major provider of dust collection systems

Powermatic

http://www.powermatic.com/

manufacturer of my favorite tool...my Powermatic 66 table saw...plus many other quality tools...the Gold Standard

McFeely's

www.mcfeelys.com

screws, storage, deck hardware plus major tool lines

Norse Woodsmith

www.norsewoodsmith.com

woodworking tools and projects

Rockler

www.rockler.com

multi store and catalog emporium with a full range of products

Starrett

http://www.starrett.com/

 

made in USA, finest measurement tools made, L. S. Starett invented the combination square

Tools for Working Wood

www.toolsforworkingwood.com

 

distributor of new and classic hand tools, manufacturer of Grammery Tools, plus good info and blogs

Tormek

www.tormek.com

 

Swedish manufacturer of the Tormek sharpening systems and jigs

Traditional Woodworker

www.traditionalwoodworker.com

 

distributor of quality tool lines

Trend Routing Technology

http://www.trend-uk.com

routing products, maker of the Trend Pro face shield

Vega

www.vegawoodworking.com

 

quality made in the USA fences, accessories, and lathes

Vesper Tools

www.vespertools.com.au

Chris Vesper is a maker of exquisite marking and measuring tools

Wera Tools

www.weratools.com

German manufacturer of high quality drivers, bits, etc.
German manufacturer of high quality drivers, bits, etc

Woodcraft

www.woodcraft.com

 

major franchise chain of dealers providing a wide array of woodworking equipment, WoodRiver tools are their product

Woodpecker's

www.woodpeck.com

 

made in the USA...wide variety of accessories, clamps, measuring and marking tools

 

Woodworking MultiMedia, Schools and Training...magazines, info, etc.

 

Canadian Woodworking

www.canadianwoodworking.com

 

woodworking and home inprovement magazine

Chris Schwarz Blog

http://www.popularwoodworking.com/
woodworking-blogs/chris-schwarz-blog

 

at Popular Woodworking since 2005 a great source on a variety of topic

the Daily Catch Up

www.sketchucation.com

 

woodworking tutorials for SketchUp

Fine Tool Journal

www.finetoolj.com/

journal available by subscription, auctions, online store

Fine Woodworking

www.finewoodworking.com

Taunton Press, magazines, books, online articles, videos blogs, info, etc.

Fine Woodworking

YouTube Channel

FineWoodworking.com Channel videos on youtube.com

Hand Tool School

www.handtoolschool.net

 

Shannon Roger's online training programs

Highland Woodworking

www.highlandwoodworking.com

Wood News Online, woodworking tips (PDFs), large book selection, classes

Highland Woodworking

YouTube Channel

Highland Woodworking Channel videos on youtube.com

Kreg Tools

YouTube Channel

videos on youtube.com Kreg Tool Company Channel

Inside Woodworking

http://www.insidewoodworking.com/

 

free online eZine

Lie Nielsen Toolworks

YouTube Channel

Lie-Nielsen Channel onyoutube.com videos on sharpening, tool tips, lessons, interviews,

Lost Art Press Blog

http://blog.lostartpress.com/

blog and archives

Lost Art Press, LLC

http://www.lostartpress.com/

multimedia publishing house of Christopher Schwarz

Marc Adams School Woodworking

http://www.marcadams.com/

premiere school of woodworking

Popular Woodworking

www.popularwoodworking.com

 

magazine, online articles, videos, reviews, blogs

Popular Woodworking

YouTube Channel

 

videos from Pouplar Woodworking Channel on youtube.com

Rockler

YouTube Channel

videos from Rockler Channel on youtube.com

WK Fine Tools

www.wkfinetools.com

Internet Magazine with great contributing writers

Woodcraft

YouTube Channel

 

youtube.com Woodcraft Channel videos

Wood Magazine

http://www.woodmagazine.com/

 

articles, videos, plans, blogs

Wood Magazine

YouTube Channel

 

youtube.com Wood Magazine Channel videos

WoodNet.net

http://www.woodnet.net/

 

Woodsmith ShopNotes magazine

the Wood Whisperer

http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/

 

videos, articles, blog, forum, projects

the Wood Whisperer

YouTube Channel

 

Wood Whisperer Channel...videos on youtube.com

Woodworker's Guild of America

www.wwgoa.com

 

videos, articles, forum, store

Woodworker's Guild of America

YouTube Channel

 

Woodworker's Guild of America Channel...videos on youtube.com

Woodworker's Journal

www.woodworkersjournal.com

 

magazine, eZine, videos, blog, store

Woodworker's Journal

YouTube Channel

 

youtube.com Woodworker's Journal Channel videos

Woodworker's Library

http://www.woodworkerslibrary.com/

 

books, plans, videos, etc.

Woodworking Catalog

www.thewoodworkingcatalog.com

Q&A, forums, articles, etc.

 

Woodworking Links Collections

 

Canadian Woodworking

Links

 

woodworking and home inprovement magazine

Highland Woodworking

Links page

links to a broad range of woodworking sites

Jeff Greef Woodworking

Links

long links list

Jim's Hand Tool

Woodworking Links

Jim Boyett's links to information on hand tools and vintage tools

Index of Fossil-Fuel-Friendly Woodworking Knowledge

www.cianperez.com

 

great collection of links to great information

Luis' Woodworking Page

Woodworking Links

 

links to a broad range of topics for woodworkers

Saw Horse Workshop

Links

wide range of information, great links page on woodworking magazines

Woodjig.com

Links

broad range of links to plans, books, etc

WoodNet.net

Links

 

links page of online resources from the editors of Woodsmith ShopNotes

Woodshopics.com

Links

 

woodworking links

Woodworker's Library

Links

 

woodworking links page

Woodworking Catalog

www.thewoodworkingcatalog.com

 

Links plus Q&A, forums, articles, etc.
Vintage Tools Vendors and Informative Sites
     

Catalogue of American Patented Antique Tools

http://www.finetools.com/

virtual catalogue of american tools

Electronic Neanderthal

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~alf/en/en.html

 

traditional woodworking resources on the web

Jon Zimmer's Antique Tools

www.jonzimmersantiquetools.com/

 

tools, books, features, links

Museum of Woodworking Tools

http://www.antiquetools.com/

museum in NYC run by Robert Mathison, site has a Guide to Honing and Sharpening by Maurice Fraser

Mid-West Tool Collectors Association

http://www.mwtca.org/

non-profit devoted to studying, preserving, and sharing knowledge of tools

 

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