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The old time woodshop journals #48: Tool pickin', cleaning and using!

04-16-2014 07:37 PM by jjw5858 | 6 comments »

For the many of you out there that are always on the hunt for great hand tool buys at a Flea Market this one is for you. I would say this is also for the beginner or curious onlookers that may want to start using hand tools but may feel overwhelmed by the catalog prices of some of the leading brands that are making outstanding top quality tools. I know for myself at times I have to take a deep breath after drooling over a Lie Nielson catalog and seeing a hand plane upwards of 200-300 plus clams….holy cow. If your someone on a low budget all of a sudden things look to be put on hold regarding your fantasies of using hand saws, planes, and chisels for an afternoon of wood work. For those...

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