The tools of woods edge workshop

The following offers a glimpse into the various tools and equipment used. Traditional hand tools feature prominently and are used extensively throughout each project.  Machinery blends into the mix to help only with efficiency of process.

 
 
Mapleworkbench

Mapleworkbench

Workbench

The heart of any workshop is its workbench. This top is made of   3" thick laminated hard maple with cherry aprons. The top is supported on maple trestle legs and ash sled style feet.The bench was completed and put into service in April 2017.

 

 

hand tools

I have a strong preference for using hand tools, especially vintage tools. Over the years I've accumulated a number of vintage tools which I've recommissioned into my primary working tools. 

 
Hand planes and spokeshave

Hand planes and spokeshaves

Hand planes, spokeshaves and a vintage draw knife.