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Bill Carter Was Struck by Cupid’s Arrow, But it Was the Bow that Got Him

Grab yourself a cuppa and have a read of Linda’s (of Hock Tools) interview with Bill Carter. Linda was inspired to write this piece after chatting with Bill & Sarah about the planes at last years European Woodworking Show.   … Continue reading

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Inspirational Visit to Start the Year

Super lucky 14-19 year olds in the East of London. Mike Hancock and Alex Primmer from Classic Hand Tools were privileged and excited to visit the set up for hand tool woodworking training at the London Design and Engineering University … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Art in Action – 17-20 July 2014

I know I would not be alone in saying if you have never been to Art in Action you must find time to go, add it to that wishlist or better still go this year! Whether a day out or … 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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North of England Woodworking Show

This time next week we will be setting up ready to greet all our visitors on Friday 22, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November. We will have Brian Walsh with us demoing Japanese Saws, David Thornton will be in charge … Continue reading

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November Discounts

During the month of November we are offering 10% discount off the Hock product range and all our DVD’s. Our range of Hock products can be viewed by clicking here We have a wide range of DVD’s for you to … Continue reading

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Wise Words

“It would be part of my scheme of physical education that every youth in the state should learn to do something finely and thoroughly with his hand, so as to know what touch meant… Let him once learn to take … Continue reading

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