Misc Tools

This is the final part of our Tool Buying guide series...at least unless collectively we can think of some more tools that need discussing. This time I cover some less glamorous tools but ones that…

Often misunderstood and rarely used these days, files and rasps are a very powerful addition to your tool kit.  There is nothing these tools cannot handle.  They may be slower than other specialized tools, but…

I have said a few times that putting off the building of a bench until you figure out what work you will do is a smart idea.  However, hand tool woodworking requires some work holding…

If you are going to use chisels then you will need a mallet or two.  My favorite style is the round "carver's" mallet.  I have a vinyl tipped one I got from Woodcraft that I…