LumberJocks

Reply by Logan Windram

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Classes vs. tools

View Logan Windram's profile

Logan Windram

347 posts in 2876 days


#1 posted 02-12-2017 03:05 PM

You will get a ton out of a class. You’ll spend a day or two just getting your planes and chisels into ideal working order. To me, having someone teach you how to have tools tuned, flat and sharp is a step many on their own don’t get right for a long time. Without the mere basics of sharp everything else is an frustrating mess.

My 2 cents on beginners tools: Low Angle Jack (LN 62) or Jack #5, LA Block Plane, Quality 5 Set Bench chisels, Good quality dovetail saw….. those get you almost anywhere, but almost basic honing guide, basic marking knife, basic marking gauge, good quality double square, bevel gauge, 4K/8k combo stone.

Get this stuff in order with a bench and good vice, your on your way…


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com