Category Archives: Classic Hand Tools Shop

Classic Hand Tools at Handworks

If you weren’t able to attend the Midlands Woodworking Show  or Yandles Spring Show  over the past few weeks, then I’m sorry to tell you, you really missed out! I had a blast chatting with everyone and seeing lots of new … Continue reading

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Ryan Saunders – Blogging for Classic Hand Tools

  A Bit of Background I don’t remember exactly when I realised I had a passion for woodworking, but I do remember the phases I went through at the time. I started out, like so many others, having been bitten … Continue reading

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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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