Category Archives: Woodcarving

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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Review of Pégas Skip Tooth & Superskip Scrollsaw Blades

Fiona Kingdon (www.fionakingdon.co.uk) reviews some of the Pegas scrollsaw blades we stock, www.classichandtools.com/acatalog/Pegas-Scroll-Saw-Blades Fiona’s Review – Anyone who knows me will know just how little I want to talk about the blades I use. Does it do the job I … Continue reading

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Lenka Cain Pavlickova

The wonderful work of Lenka Cain Pavlickova. This one seems to have a resemblance to our Uncle Albert.

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Online Masterclasses – Two Week Free Trial

Learn to Carve… Learn to Carve BetterChris has taught wood carving classes around the world for over 35 years, and his greatest pleasure has come from helping others learn to carve well. Whether you’re just getting started or have been … Continue reading

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What Projects are you Working on?

As most of you know Alex is on The Anarchist Tool Chest course with Chris Schwarz this week. We are sharing updates via Instagram, Twitter and Facebook when we can (see below for how to follow us on each of … Continue reading

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Teasing You With New Products…..

A little teaser of some of the new products we have added in the last week or so, if you would like to find out more about any of them please click here. Watch this space there are still more … Continue reading

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Back in Print – Swedish Carving Techniques by Wille Sundqvist

For all those looking for this much sought-after handbook, the wait is over. Originally published in 1990 and out of print for almost 10 years, Swedish Carving Techniques by Wille Sundqvist has enjoyed cult status among carvers and craftsmen and … Continue reading

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Yandles Spring Woodworking Show – 11 & 12 April 2014

Show season starts again in April, the first for us is Yandles Spring Woodworking Show on 11th and 12th April. Come along and see Deneb Puchalski from Lie-Nielsen Toolworks demonstrating their range of planes, saws, chisels and sharpening tools. Deneb … Continue reading

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Lee Valley Cast Round Spokeshave

We now have stock of the Lee Valley Cast Round Spokeshave, priced at £58.90. Founded in 1825, Edward Preston & Sons, Ltd. produced some of the finest tools of the Victorian age. Lee Valley have created a close replica of … Continue reading

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