|Forum topic by StumpyNubs||posted 08-14-2011 10:58 PM||6223 views||0 times favorited||2 replies|
08-14-2011 10:58 PM
Maybe the title is too dramatic, but it is a great question. I am looking for ideas on making my own heirloom quality hand tools. You know, like a marking gauges and all that good stuff that we all like to make with our exotic wood scraps. Some have even made their own dovetail saws and other more difficult things.
I’m not looking for jigs and power tools. Just hand tools that you spent extra time on so they would be both functional and beautiful.
And, of course, since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they can be ugly too.
Here’s some examples I found on LJ’s already…
Div’s fingernail plane
Shead’s panel gauge
Tinnocker’s router plane
Pop’s beaver saw
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