Where Do You Go For Tool-Buying Advice?

Poll - June 8, 2015

How many times have you found yourself at this very moment:

You have cash in your hand/bank account/gift card, and you know exactly what kind of tool you want to buy. A new router. A hand plane. A table saw. A sander. You have your budget, and you pick up the tool, ready to make the purchase.

But then you wonder. Does the tool work as advertised? Can it be set accurately? Is it a good value? Sure, you can read the product literature, but what if it’s just manufacturer’s hype?

Today, tell us where you primarily turn for tool buying advice before you cough up some serious cash.