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  • Become A Tool Nut

    by Tom Caspar     Wednesday, February 18, 2009
    I really don't need five cordless drills, seven routers or 24 antique hand planes, but I can't help it. I'm a tool nut. Are you? Have you ever bought an old woodworking machine just because it looked cool? Tried a new tool and said, "Wow...
  • Waterstones

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, August 6, 2009
    Hone an incredibly sharp edge with a $35 combo stone. by Tom Caspar For this woodworker, it doesn’t get any better than using a sharp hand tool. Not just kind of sharp, the way new tools come out of the box. I mean really, really sharp, with an...
  • Tool Nut

    by AW-Editor     Thursday, February 28, 2008
    I've made over 600 screwdrivers. Does that get me into the Tool Nut club? It all started with a handle I turned for a file. I enjoyed this work so much that I started making handles for other tools, too. Now I specialize in screwdrivers. I'll...