When you start getting into woodworking, especially hand tool woodworking, you will need planes. You can find them everywhere. In your parent’s shed, tool shops, junk shops, antique shops, car boots, online auction sites…
As you may have guessed by now, I love vintage hand tools. If I come across a car boot sale or an antique shop I can’t help myself, I must go have a rummage to see what I can find. And recently I struck lucky, finding a shop with loads
Whilst I am setting up shop in Scotland I am not getting much time to do any woodworking, so I thought I would share something from the archives that I really should have written about a long time ago, especially as I’ve had so many questions about it.
There is a disadvantage to making one off items using reclaimed timber – when someone sees something you made and says they want one too! (This project was completed a while ago, but due to moving etc., I am only just getting around to publishing it) The tray that I made
I’m still living out of boxes as I settle in to my new house in Scotland, and I was hunting through boxes the other day looking for a specific tool when I came across an old rule that belonged to my grandad.