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ISOtunes PRO Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds

ISOtunes PRO Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds

By Bob Duncan   Protect your ears from loud tools while listening to your tunes with the ISOtunes PRO Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds. These earbuds combine comfort with hearing protection and good sound quality. These innovative earbuds also include a noise-cancelling microphone that eliminates steady state noise, such as a […]

by June 14, 2017 Product Reviews
Woodcraft’s QuikBench

Woodcraft’s QuikBench

By Bob Duncan While some carvers have the space for a full-sized stationary bench, many work in any available space. Woodcraft’s QuikBench provides a strong, stable clamping surface that folds up to fit under a bed or alongside a freezer. The QuikBench has a 24″ by 30″ working surface and […]

by December 23, 2016 Product Reviews
Arbortech TurboShaft

Arbortech TurboShaft

By Bob Duncan If you have an angle grinder, you need the new Arbortech TurboShaft. It will speed up almost any carving you do. I find the TurboShaft easier to control than the traditional router carvers usually use to remove the background for a relief carving. It will not fit […]

by December 23, 2016 Product Reviews
SawStop Jobsite Saw

SawStop Jobsite Saw

By Bob Duncan The SawStop Jobsite Saw is my top choice in table saws for the hobby woodworker. This saw combines portability, accuracy, and safety into one package. Admittedly, it costs around $1,300, which is more than most other portable-style saws. But you are paying for a solidly made saw […]

by December 23, 2016 Product Reviews
Ply90 Brackets

Ply90 Brackets

By Bob Duncan When you’re displaying your work at craft or art shows, you often need temporary shelving or display space. The shelves need to be sturdy and solid, but you also need to be able to take them down quickly. Ply90 brackets turn ordinary 1/2″- to 3/4″-thick plywood into […]

by December 22, 2016 Product Reviews
Gerber Knives

Gerber Knives

By Bob Duncan Gerber has been designing knives and other tools for outdoorsmen and the military for more than 70 years. Two of their knives are useful for carvers. The Three-Blade Stockman features a long, locking roughing-out blade; a smaller sheepsfoot blade, and an even smaller drop-point blade, all of […]

by December 22, 2016 Product Reviews
Zippo 4-in-1 Woodsman

Zippo 4-in-1 Woodsman

By Bob Duncan Zippo has expanded beyond the windproof lighter business into the outdoor and camping markets. The company’s new 4-in-1 Woodsman tool is ideal for woodcarvers, especially those who harvest their own walking sticks. The lightweight tool is a bow saw, useful for cutting down saplings, that quickly converts […]

by December 22, 2016 Product Reviews
Dremel 4200 Rotary Tool

Dremel 4200 Rotary Tool

By Bob Duncan Dremel has added a new EZ Change mechanism to its rotary tool that allows you to change bits in seconds with no wrenches. The pull-lever system replaces the standard collet nut system, which required you to use a wrench to tighten or loosen the nut. In our […]

by December 22, 2016 Product Reviews
Sjöbergs Smart Vise

Sjöbergs Smart Vise

By Bob Duncan Sjöbergs, the company that has set the standard for full-size workbenches and smaller carver’s benches, has created a mobile workstation they call the Smart Vise. The Smart Vise measures 14 1/4″ by 14 1/4″, can be clamped to any table or workspace, and includes a versatile bench […]

by December 22, 2016 Product Reviews
Losable Knives

Losable Knives

By Bob Duncan Chestnut Tools has partnered with Lee Valley to offer what they call losable knives. The inexpensive stainless steel knives come in boxes of five and are meant for people who frequently lose their pocketknife. They’re also perfect for carvers who like to reshape their knives. These knives […]

by December 22, 2016 Product Reviews