LumberJocks

Reply by mahdee

  • Advertise with us

Posted on New to the Group

View mahdee's profile

mahdee

4291 posts in 2252 days


#1 posted 08-09-2018 01:00 PM

I guess the first question is, do you have a workshop? If not, building one could really help you learn a few things about woodworking. Then think about the essentials; workbench, vise, storage, etc. Your bench needs to be pretty heavy duty since you will be doing a lot of pulling and pushing on it. Then comes the tools which you probably need to accumulate over time. When it comes to using only hand tools, consider purchasing the best tools (not the most expensive) by looking at the specs and reviews by pro who were not compensated by the company. Or ask others in the trade. Japan tools make some amazing hand tools but you probably want to use american made tools which can be a challenge. There are several individuals who make various traditional steel tools but I can’t think of any right now(youtube it).
Welcome to LJ

-- earthartandfoods.com


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