Category Archives: Classic Hand Tools Shop

15% Discount off DVDs during June

There are still a few days left to take up the current offer of 15% off our DVD range during June. We stock a wide range of DVDs covering all sorts of topics including sharpening techniques, carving by a number … 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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Bad Axe Tool Works Saws Coming to Classic Hand Tools

Bad Axe Tool Works makes saws as they would have appeared fresh out of a 19th Century American sawmaker’s shop. Why Bad Axe? Well the answer is quite simple….. Bad Axe is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan … Continue reading

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How to: Sharpen your Woodcarving Gouges

In this video Gerald Adams shows us how to sharpen a woodcarving gouge using traditional oil stones. Gerald runs local wood carving courses and is a member of Masters Carvers Association. In need of some inspiration over christmas? Gerald demonstrates useful … 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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Follow us on Instagram!

We have entered the world of likes & hashtags, if you fancy keeping an eye on what we’re up to, head over to our Instagram account for updates & the occasional happy photo of Uncle Albert.

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Lie-Nielsen Honing Guide

After seven years in the making, we are now delighted to offer Lie-Nielsen’s version of the side clamping style of honing guide. This high-quality piece of kit is solidly machined from stainless steel, with a bronze bearing. This Honing Guide … Continue reading

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Handworks – Amana 2015

It was quite a trek and a big time and financial commitment to travel to this event in Ohio, USA but we felt it was time to re-acquaint ourselves with some old friends and suppliers and to introduce ourselves personally … Continue reading

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