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12-10-2013 09:12 PM

Topic tags/keywords: carving tool chisel blade plane resource carving turning veneering

I recently came across a website for a source of tools and veneer that I had not previously been aware of. So, I thought I would mention it in case other members might find it to be of interest. I haven’t compared pricing to other suppliers, but their tool quality made me take a serious look.

http://woodfrog.ca

Any comments?

-- John, British Columbia, Canada


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#1 posted 12-10-2013 09:17 PM

Thanks, John!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 12-10-2013 09:18 PM

I never seen any mention of this place either. http://www.constantines.com/
Been in the woodworking business forever and they have tools, materials and great employees.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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#3 posted 12-11-2013 02:07 AM

Thanks John. Good to have Canadian resources.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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#4 posted 12-11-2013 05:47 AM

Looks like some nice tools but the veneer is all 1/50”, too thin for me I’m afraid.
Thanks for the link though John.

As for Constantine’s, I’ve bought from them and agree about the staff. They also have some somewhat thicker veneer like dyed black at 1/16”. That’s a find.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#5 posted 12-11-2013 11:09 AM

Wow! Veneer only .020” thick. I sure hope that is not a trend. No real opinion about the site, except that they don’t sell any high end planes, but they otherwise seem ok.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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