Published Reviews


TOOLreviews.ca reviews the Czeck Edge Ruler Stop, December 2010.

Popular Woodworking Magazine reviews the Czeck Edge Kerf Kadet, the Pattern Pilot and the bird cage awl in the August 2009 issue.

Chris Schwarz from Woodworking Magazine reviews our new Kerf Kadet, August 2009.

Carl Duguay of Canadian Woodworking reviews the Kerf Kadet, 2008.

Rob Porcaro, furniture maker and contributing author for Popular Woodworking, December, 2009 blog post.

George Walker, author of the Design Matters column in Popular Woodworking, November, 2009 blog post..

Craftsman Reviews


"I've been meaning to E-Mail you for a while to let you know how much I like the marking knife I got from you. Use it every day-- beats the heck out of the one I was using."
- Jim Leamy, Jim Leamy Planes
http://www.jimleamyplanes.com/

"Very, very nice there, Bob! Wonderful bird cage awl. Use mine on darn near every saw for transferring bolt locations off the patterns and starting the holes. When I actually did some woodworking before Christmas (shock shock) used it for laying out the grooves and deepening the baselines for sawing."
- Mike Wenzloff, Wenzloff & Sons Saw Makers
http://www.wenzloffandsons.com/

"It arrived today and is a beauty! Thanks for offering these tools for sale. I'm on my way to use it now. It really is a good looking tool and, once again, the word 'artisan' seems to be aptly applied here."
- Thomas Stovell, Tipp City, OH

"Bob, received the matched set of Kingwood marking knives today. They are absolutely beautiful. I will treasure them. Thanks much."
- Mike Gottlieb, Sammammish, WA

"I received the marking knife this weekend and it is excellent! The cocobolo handle came out perfectly. What a work of art. Thanks!"
- Doug Lee, Fairfax, VA

"Bob, got the knife today and I love it. Many thanks again, and all the best to you."
- Steve Cohen, Vestal, NY

"I received the awl today. I must say that I really admire the quality of your turning work. I have just begun turning myself and your awl sets a standard by which to measure my progress. Thanks for the quality piece."
- John, Matheson, Lynchburg, VA

"Package arrived today just fine. The Fatboy exceeded my expectations."
-Wray Carter, Mooringsport, LA

"The Kingwood Fatboy arrived this afternoon and Wow! It is just gorgeous! Wow! It is really something! You really do some intricate turning in a small space! Thank you very much for making this. It is a real showpiece and will be a part of many, many projects to come."

"I just love the Fatboy Bob, It feels great in my hands. I have used it a bit. It is as nice a marking knife as one could want. I like it even more now that I have used it a bit as well."
- Robert Hanson, Sacramento, CA

"Bob's awls consistently nestle comfortably in the palm. For closer work they are proportioned and balanced so that they may be held like a pencil. The taper and finish on the tool steel is consistent and shows a craftsman's attention to detail."
- Mike Tobey, Davenport, IA

"Bob, I received the knife and awl the other day. All I can say is WOW, your work is beautiful. I also didn't realize that olive wood looked and feels so nice. I'm just getting into turning and I'm sure I'll find some projects to use olive wood for them. ...Thanks for the wonderful set, it's amazing."
- John Clifford, Chicago, IL