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Hand Tool Faq
A little bit of everything hand-toolish from rec.woodworking.
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Antique Tool Faq
Lots of antique tool information from rec.woodworking.
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Tool Inventory Database
Created by Galoot Gary Yarrow, use this Access Database to track your tool collec… uh… inventory.
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Protecting Metal Hand Tools
Advice from Dave Wright in the Badger Pond archives.
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Metal Browning
Did you overclean that plane, and now it looks unnaturally shiney? Check out this article about instant patina.
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The Proper Way to Use a Drawfile
Galoot John Lederer de-mystifies this useful metalworking technique.
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Working with Crucible Materials CMP V3 Steel
WoodCentral article by Bill Tindall, Spender Hochstetler, and Phillip Smith.
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Home Made Tools by Roy Griggs
Photo collection of some home-made tools. Lots of inspiration here.
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Tool Making: The Mallet and Marking Gauge
Making a wooden mallet and boxwood marking gauge, from 1920’ Woodworker Annual, courtesy of ALF.
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Saw Steel Tapered Reamer Plans
A tapered reamer is a handy tool in chairmaking an many other types of furniture. Here is an article by John Alexander, the author of Make A Chair from a Tree, from the Greenwoodworking website, using a donor saw for the blade.
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Make a Yankee Style Magnetic Bit Holder
Have a Yankee Screwdriver and a Dremel tool? You too can make your own bit holder for that Yankee. Tom Price tells you how.
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Etching Artwork onto Steel
Lief Hanson (Nordic) shows us his method of etching, using the transfer paper for printed circuit boards. He also outlines several other methods, but without the detail (since he doesn't use them). This is a simple technique that almost anyone could use for very professional results.
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Files and File Making
Interesting article by Ian Wright about how files are made, from original hand-cut methods, to contemporary machine made files.
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Rehandling and Repairing an Old Hammer
Hammers are a great Galootish project. Galoot Bob Sturgeon brings this tutorial on ressurecting a dead one. Also available as a .pdf.
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Cleaning Wooden Tools
Ray Drake provides his method for cleaning old wooden tools to a beautiful patina.
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Why You Should Freeze Your Tools
Reprint of article by Christopher Schwarz from Popular Woodworking about the new pratice of crygenically freezing tool steel to get new properties from it, such as longer edge retention. Also includes tips on where to go to get your chisels and plane blades cryo-treated.
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Riveted Split Nut Screwdrivers and Knives
Lief Hanson, the Norse Woodsmith, builds a split-nut screwdriver and marking knife from scratch, using readily available materials.
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Restoring an Old Hammer
Galoot Tony Seo shows us how to breathe life into that old, rusty, broken-handled (or no-handled) hammer.
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Tool Steel for the Non-Metallurgist
Reprint of a booklet by the Crucible Steel Company of America. A good read for anyone interested in amateur metalworking with information primarilly on heat treating.
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Making and Fiting a Hammer Handle
Alf's page on this process. As always, straightforward, complete, and surprisingly entertaining.

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Heat Tempering a Driver
Galoot Scott Grandstaff provides a short tutorial on hardening and tempering a small perfect-handle screwdriver. Applicable to all heat treating projects.
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The Ratchet Screwdriver
Interesting article by Trevor Robinson about the history and design of these usful little gadgets. Revised from an original published in 1996 in the EAIA's The Chronical.

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How to Make Woodwork Tools
The classic work by Charles Hayward with drawing and instructions for building dozens of useful woodworking tools.
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Perfect Handle Tool Repair
Galoot Jim Thompson has created a detailed account of replacing the wooden scales for any perfect-handled tool. Tons of photos.
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Practical Blacksmithing
"A collection of articles collected at different times by the skilled workmen to the columns of "The Blacksmith and Wheelwright" and covering nearly the whole range of blacksmithing from the simplest job of work to some of the most complex forgings".
Compiled and Edited by M. T. Richardson, editor of "The Blacksmith and Wheelwright"

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