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Handworks 2017 – Part 1




With so much happening at Handworks last weekend, and it being my first time experiencing the phenomenal American show, I kicked myself on a several occasions for not capturing certain moments on camera. In truth, it doesn’t bother me too … Continue reading






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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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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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Build a Campaign Chair with Christopher Schwarz




Finally arrived in the UK, ……just in time for Christmas 2016! Build a portable chair that will be passed down as a family heirloom with Christopher Schwarz. Designed in the 19th Century, this chair collapses to a small bundle (like … 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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CHT on Tour!




CHT had a fantastic time in Harrogate this weekend, we ate delicious food, drank glorious wine, stayed in beautiful Harrogate and of course exhibited at The North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show! The show was a huge success, … 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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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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