Websites/magazines for tool reviewing???
I'm new here.....
Is anyone aware of any substantial websites or magazines that provide in depth real world reviews of power and hand tools for wood working and carpentry???
Also, any retailers that allow you to use a tool(test drive) before you buy it??
I'd hate to buy purchase a $250 tool only to find out that it's not quite what I thought it would be.
Thanks in advance.
Re: Websites/magazines for tool reviewing???
Almost all the magazines do tool comparisons, Wood, Popular Woodworking, Fine woodworking, American Woodworker, Fine Home Building, etc. None though are comprehensive. There are no mags. or web sites devoted to just tool reviews. It is almost impossible to do because requirements for carpentry, cabinetry, and furniture making is quite different. I would suggest you look for forums with your particular interests and talk with others about their choices and why they made that decision.