Category Archives: Cutting Tools

Includes chisels, spokeshaves & drawknives, rasps, & card scrapers; planes get their own distinct category.

Old Chisels

Among the tools I’ve found around here are two old chisels. One 1″ marked “EAGLE BRAND WARRANTED” and one 1/2″ marked “OHIO TOOL CO.” I think you can see the pitting here on the backs (clicking on the pictures opens … Continue reading

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Tool Kit Keeps Growing

Checking off a couple more items on the needed tools list. First up is a Stanley No. 62 4-Fold rule. OK, to be perfectly honest, I’m not real clear how this will help with my woodworking. I always have my … Continue reading

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Card Scrapers

I still haven’t decided: is this a tool of mystical powers when in the hands of a master? Or is it a brilliantly conceived hazing ritual? a great practical joke on the uninitiated? I could go either way.

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