r/woodworking • u/ClipIn • Mar 20 '23
Wiki | Ideas Needed Quality woodworking tools used by your favorite woodworkers. Not sponsored stuff. Actual BuyItForLife type quality tools they bought with their own $, that are actually worth their price
I need some help adding tools to this list
In slowly making updates to our woodworking wiki here (shameless plug). A few months ago I started tracking the tools well-known woodworkers actually use.
This is not sponsored stuff. I'm looking for tools they spent their personal money on...they bought without kickback or enticement...just got because it was good. Tools that have seen some love and heavy use. The r/buyitforlife type of quality, regardless of price. Here's what I have so far. Please share any worth including. Thanks!
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Chisels||pfeil||6 Chisel Set||link|
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Chisels||Irwin||Marples Blue Chip||link|
|Laura Kampf||Marking Pencil||Pica||pencil, marker||link|
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Router Bit||Freud||1/4" and 1/2"||link|
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Clamps||Jorgensen||E-Z Hold||link|
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Clamps||Bessey||K-Body Parallel||link|
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Glue brush||Titebond||Titebrush||link|
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Slab Stitching/Inlay||Slab Sticker - D. Chenney Co. Woodcrafter||Clear router templates, bowties, X, Chevrons||link|
|Dusty Lumber Co.||Sander||Mirka||Sander & Dust Collection||link|
|Bourbon Moth||Measuring Tape||FastCap||Standard Reverse (Lefty/Righty)||link|
|Blacktail / Cam||Marking Pencil||Pica||Pica BIG Ink Smart-Use Marker XL (Red)||link|
|Blacktail / Cam||Sawhorses||ToughBuilt||C700||link|
|Blacktail / Cam||Measuring Tape||Milwaukee||model #48-22-5125, magnetic 25ft||---|
r/woodworking • u/ClipIn • 3d ago
Announcement | We're going dark June 12-14 r/Woodworking will be joining the blackout June 12th to protest Reddit's API changes and its killing of 3rd Party Apps such as Apollo
6/8 Update: Apollo is shutting down effective 6/30 following accusations by reddit CEO, so is Relay, RIF, Sync, ReddPlanet, Pager, ReSurfer, and Stellar.
What's going on? >> TL;DR See this graphic
A recent Reddit policy change threatens to kill many beloved third-party mobile apps, making a great many quality-of-life features not seen in the official mobile app permanently inaccessible to users.
On May 31, 2023, Reddit announced they were raising the price to make calls to their API from being free to a level that will kill every third party app on Reddit, from Apollo to Reddit is Fun to Narwhal to BaconReader.
Even if you're not a mobile user and don't use any of those apps, this is a step toward killing other ways of customizing Reddit, such as Reddit Enhancement Suite or the use of the old.reddit.com desktop interface.
This isn't only a problem on the user level: many subreddit moderators depend on tools only available outside the official app to keep their communities on-topic and spam-free.
What's the plan?
On June 12th, many subreddits will be going dark to protest this policy. Some will return after 48 hours: others will go away permanently unless the issue is adequately addressed, since many moderators aren't able to put in the work they do with the poor tools available through the official app. This isn't something any of us do lightly: we do what we do because we love Reddit, and we truly believe this change will make it impossible to keep doing what we love.
The two-day blackout isn't the goal, and it isn't the end. Should things reach the 14th with no sign of Reddit choosing to fix what they've broken, we'll use the community and buzz we've built between then and now as a tool for further action.
What can you do?
- Complain. Message the mods of /r/reddit.com, who are the admins of the site: message /u/reddit: submit a support request: comment in relevant threads on /r/reddit, such as this one, leave a negative review on their official iOS or Android app- and sign your username in support to this post.
- Spread the word. Rabble-rouse on related subreddits. Meme it up, make it spicy. Bitch about it to your cat. Suggest anyone you know who moderates a subreddit join us at our sister sub at /r/ModCoord - but please don't pester mods you don't know by simply spamming their modmail.
- Boycott and spread the word...to Reddit's competition! Stay off Reddit entirely on June 12th through the 13th- instead, take to your favorite non-Reddit platform of choice and make some noise in support!
- Don't be a jerk. As upsetting this may be, threats, profanity and vandalism will be worse than useless in getting people on our side. Please make every effort to be as restrained, polite, reasonable and law-abiding as possible.
Please visit r/ModCoord, read this letter, and then sign on with your subreddit name and/or username if you support this initiative.
Please consider crossposting this to your community or any space you think should be made aware of it. These changes will affect all users.
r/woodworking • u/can_hardly_wait • 10h ago
Hand Tools Wife's grandfather's old tools - anything worth keeping?
I'm decently handy but not an expert woodworker like this legend was. Anything worth keeping before it's given away?
r/woodworking • u/Knappster33 • 10h ago
Techniques/Plans What to do with °45 scraps
So I have a bunch of scraps and clueless what to do with it. I'm a total beginner and don't want to throw them away. Im building an 8x8 catio. It's been fun lol.
r/woodworking • u/wulfwire • 8h ago
Project Submission Friday night project
First post here and first try at an inlay! Black walnut with peach wood (neighbor had removed and I saved a few limbs to play around with small scale milling; it’s spalted too!) not perfect, but I think I captured the old man’s likeness. Cut out with a scroll saw and a palm router for the inlay.
r/woodworking • u/Woodner • 19h ago
Techniques/Plans Pneumatic press for cutting copes (pardon the dust please the barrel was full)
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r/woodworking • u/UnofficialAlec • 5h ago
Project Submission Small tool case
Just for fun I made a small tool case after seeing that famous piano makers tool case. The studly case maybe it's called?. Elm wood, walnut components to hold things in. All in all it ended up as a wall mounted cabinet, as it turns out once filled even something this small is insanely heavy.
For those who might be curious, just about every tool I get needs restoration, so I tend to remake the wood parts with cherry.
r/woodworking • u/peioeh • 18h ago
Project Submission News tools day ... but not for me
r/woodworking • u/norfolk-n-chance-man • 11h ago
Project Submission Woodworking bench I have built for my garage - waiting on vises and dogs
r/woodworking • u/blazicke • 16h ago
Project Submission Proud of this
I'm not a pro, but I like woodworking. Here's a simple frame made of scrap pine wood.
r/woodworking • u/therookiewoodworker • 15h ago
Project Submission Chaotic cutting board made out of other cutting board cutting offs
I made this from the cut offs from many other cutting boards.
r/woodworking • u/twelve12sides • 12h ago
Techniques/Plans Progress shots of the marquetry piece I posted yesterday
I got a lot of comments stating that my artwork was fake/photoshopped/ai rendered/etc, and quite a few requests for progress shots & videos. So this is for y’all.
I wish I had documented this piece better, and I will try to document the actual process better on my next piece!
r/woodworking • u/choke_my_chocobo • 10h ago
Hand Tools I finally got one
r/woodworking • u/uheescobar • 9h ago
Project Submission Yes 12x14 gazebo from Costco can be a one man job.
r/woodworking • u/Hefty-Expression-625 • 8h ago
Project Submission Butcher block I built and am about to install
I think it’s beautiful- but then again I’m biased to my own work
r/woodworking • u/brd549 • 12h ago
Hand Tools New Old Chisel to restore 12”x4”
Its a beast.
r/woodworking • u/Interrupted_Potato • 5h ago
Project Submission I have just finished my first project ever!
It isn't much and it wasn't a very complicated design but it feels really good to have finished my first independent project ever. I just used screws to fasten the boards together but I wouldn't mind hearing some recommendations on how to better hide the screws. I did put some pocket screws on the back board but any critiques or recommendations would be helpful.
r/woodworking • u/Sparrowtalker • 9h ago
Project Submission Dry fitting Cuban Mahogany door frame bound for West Palm Florida.
r/woodworking • u/Super-Cow8985 • 8h ago
Project Submission First wood project
It’s not much but I made it in Woodshop class, thought I’d share it. Went to the welding class and had them put the propellor on. Glued the 3 main pieces together but messed up when sanding it down and made it a bit crooked
r/woodworking • u/twelve12sides • 1d ago
Project Submission Big marquetry project I finished today
A commissioned wall hanging. 330 Hand cut pieces, 40-ish hours total. Red gum, etimoe & cherry on the front, sapele for the trim.
r/woodworking • u/blackgarlickitchen • 20h ago
Project Submission Made this bed for my little pig
r/woodworking • u/Mar_co_wood • 1h ago
Finishing Lamp stand made of oak with small brass accents.
r/woodworking • u/thebarnanimal • 21h ago
Project Submission An extremely overdue wedding present finally completed and I can breathe a sigh of relief
Quartersawn white oak dining room server. This project became a sort of mental block for me, does this happen to anyone else?
r/woodworking • u/sealvia • 19h ago
Project Submission I made an outside shower for the hot summer in France
r/woodworking • u/ljh63 • 12h ago
General Discussion What’s a tool in your shop that you regret buying?
I’ll start: My scroll saw. It’s been a dust collector ever since I bought it. Used it once to make a little Xmas tree on a stand for the lady
r/woodworking • u/thicknuggetz • 22h ago
Project Submission White Oak wedged mortise & tenon bookshelf
r/woodworking • u/Roctopus420 • 16h ago