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Woodworking tools

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Common woodworking tool questions Over the last few years, we’ve noticed a resurgence in woodworking. This is not only reflected in the number of woodworking videos being uploaded to Youtube each week, but also the growth in Men’s Sheds and other similar projects. Why is that? Well, we put it down to two main reasons. […]

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Stanley tools

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Is Stanley Tools a good brand? So you’re looking for some quality hand tools to use? Or maybe you want some vintage hand tools that are worth adding to your tool collection? So are Stanley Tools something you should add to your shopping list? To help you decide, let’s first look at their history. Looking […]

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Snap-On tools

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Over 95 Years of quality and reputation A brief look into the history of one of the worlds most iconic and reputable tool manufacturers that pioneered the mobile tool industry. Looking for a tool for a particular job? You’re sure to find it in our huge catalogue of antique, woodworking, metalworking and hand tools. SECOND […]

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Stanley planes

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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What is a plane and why are there so many? Quite simply a plane is a shaping tool for wood that requires muscle power in order to force the plane’s blade over the wood surface. Different planes are used in the shaping process to either reduce the thickness of wood or to help create smooth […]

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Jewellers pliers

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Essential jewellers tools A collection of quality pliers is essential for every jeweller’s toolkit. From bending wire to holding and shaping, a range of pliers enables you to work with a huge variety of jewellery components. Looking for a tool for a particular job? You’re sure to find it in our huge catalogue of antique, […]

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Brown & Sharpe

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Antique metal working tools Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co precision measuring tools. Company history Founded in Providence, Rhode Island, USA in 1833 by David Brown and his son Joseph. The partnership between the watchmaker, Joseph R. Brown and his apprentice Lucian Sharp began in 1853, establishing the American tool leader Brown & Sharpe which continues […]

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Antique Tools

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Collecting antique tools Being a tool collector makes you a part of a special society. One that appreciates heritage and workmanship. A common misconception about tool collecting is that the tools just stay on a shelf and never get used. This is not entirely the case. There are some tools that are no longer made […]

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