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Below I have listed some good woodworking tool sites.
Woodcraft has been selling woodworking tools since 1928. They have a great inventory of tools and have a 90 day Guarantee. Woodcraft in addition to being online has stores in more than 70 metropolitan areas in the US. Woodcraft has sections on hand tools, power tools, power tool accessories, wood products, woodworking plans, project supplies and woodworking books and videos.
Rockler was started in 1954 in Minneapolis. Rockler has many hard to find woodworking tools. Rockler categories include power tools, hand tools, hardware, wood & supplies, finishing, sanding, glues and a large selection of woodworking books, plans, CD's, DVD's and Videos.
Open since 1972 Woodworker's Supply has over 15,000 woodworking products to choose from. They have a great electronic catalog that allows you to create your own custom catalog so you can access only the woodworker products you are interested in. Woodworker's Supply's main site sections include abrasives, adhesives & finishes, bits, hinges, slides, fasteners, machinery, power and hand tools.
Grizzly Industrial, Inc.
Since 1983 Grizzly Industries, Inc has been providing a wide selection of woodworking machinery and metalworking machinery. They have a whos who list of clients including Boeing Aerospace, Chris Craft Boats, Smithsonian Institute, etc. Grizzly Industries also has showrooms in Bellingham, WA, Muncy, PA and Springfield, MO. Grizzly.com includes sections on woodworking machines, metalworking machines and machinery detailed specifications.
Harbor Freight Tools
Started in 1968 selling top quality tools. They have over 7,000 items listed and claim to offer to beat any competitor's delivered price within one year of purchase. You will need to check that out and read the fine print. HarborFreight.com is laid out with power tools, air tools, hand tools, automotive & motorcycle supplies, engines & generators, garage & shop, general merchandise, lawn & garden, material handling and welding.
Started as a hardware store in Atlanta, GA in 1978. Then moved into being a specialty woodworking store. They have a large woodworking staff to answer your questions about the woodworking tools and supplies you need. Their website highlandwoodworking.com has a large category list down the left side which includes over 100 categories like chairmaker tools, woodworking gifts, picture framing tools, dust collection, books and woodworking plans, etc.
Lee Valley Tools
Lee Valley is a family owned Canadian business that specializes in sell and manufacturing woodworking and gardening tools. They have a catalog of over 5,000 tools. They have 14 stores throughout Canada. LeeValley.com is broken down into 5 main categories: Home, Woodworking, Gardening, Hardware and Gifts.
Tool King started in 1978 in Denver Colorado. Tool King claims low prices and in addition to an online presence has a 10,000 square foot store west of Denver Colorado. They also have a good selection of reconditioned professional power tools that could save you some money. ToolKing.com's website has the main categories of brands, power tools, reconditioned tools, air tools, hand tools, metalworking, nailers, specialty tools, parts & hardware, specials and rebates.
Specialty tool seller with 56 stores based in the UK. Machine Mart was established in 1981 and has over 10,000 products listed.
Has many forums on woodworking. Has a buy/sell section for used woodworking machinery.