Category Archives: Books

Geo. R Walker Demonstration




Geo. R Walker, Co author of ‘By Hand & Eye’ and ‘By Hound & Eye’  demonstrates at Handworks 2017 how simple geometry was used by artisans of the pre industrial world to make, well… everything! Ryan Saunders






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Less Than 2 Weeks and Counting




  With only two weeks to go until Handworks and one week until I travel out to the states, I’ve been trying to get a few things sorted and projects to a certain point, so they are ready for when … Continue reading






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The Anarchist’s Design Book – Pre Orders Now Being Taken




The latest addition to the Lost Art Press stable is now available to order on our website, delivery expected early to mid March.The first 50 orders will receive a free hand-signed Christopher Schwarz letterpress book plate with their order. Most of … Continue reading






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Pine Feroda




Pine Feroda is the collective name used by five artists working together in the South West of England to make large scale, dramatic woodblock prints. Pine was formed in November 2013 as a four day experimental workshop in the making … Continue reading






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The Angel Roofs of East Anglia: Unseen Masterpieces of the Middle Ages




With an eye to our local woodworking heritage, we were delighted at the publication of Michael Rimmer’s breathtaking photographs of the amazing angel roofs – 70% of the national total –  which grace around 100 Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire churches. … Continue reading






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Saburr Tooth Rotary Carving Tools – Review by Simon Clements




Simon Clements trained as a potter and came to carving via boatbuilding. He took a 2-year sabbatical at City and Guilds of London Art School to do a Postgraduate Diploma in Ornamental Woodcarving where he won the William Wheeler prize … Continue reading






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Mortise & Tenon Magazine




Mortise & Tenon Magazine from Joshua Klein on Vimeo. We are so happy to announce that we are stocking Mortise & Tenon Magazine for UK & Europe. @mortise_and_tenon_mag You can pre-order your first issue from us from December 1st!! www.classichandtools.com Mortise … Continue reading






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Christmas Preparations




Yes it is November and most of us have had some thoughts about Christmas even if we have not started our Christmas shopping as yet.  Here at Classic Hand Tools we have been buying in new products and stock ready … Continue reading






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New Products….




Latest book from Lost Art Press available for preorder… Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley and other new books including Merlyn Chesterman’s book on printing and the J Whelan books on planes can be found by … Continue reading






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New From Lost Art Press – Chairmaker’s Notebook – Peter Galbert




Classic Hand Tools are pleased to offer this new book from Lost Art Press which has been 3 years in the making – we are sure it will be a fine addition to the Lost Art Press stable of books. … Continue reading






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