Which Hand Tools Do You Need for Building a Workbench?

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Inside Roy Underhill’s Woodwright’s School, Will Myers shares his recommendation on which hand tools he uses to build a traditional workbench. This is a great practical guide for overall hand tool selection for many different projects.

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This video is a free tutorial that comes from the DVD “Building the Portable Moravian Workbench with Will Myers” (buy it here).

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You can get free Moravian Workbench plans (here) and watch the video demonstration of the workbench here:

You can register to take Will’s class by visiting this link. Here are a couple photos that I took of the workbench during the video shoot:

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"I'm wildly passionate about traditional woodworking with hand tools, and want to rekindle this lost art. At WoodAndShop I teach you the skills that I learn, and also share anything fascinating that I discover about traditional woodworking. That includes tours of traditional workshops, beautiful furniture, and my favorite tools and books. I hope you enjoy my videos, photos, and articles. Please feel free to leave constructive comments!"

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This site is an amazing resource. I find hand woodworking so enjoyable and having a resource online that can fill in the gaps is most helpful. Thank you.

Keep ’em coming!

I’ll enter your clamp contest, I like your site so much (I don’t usually enter contests). If I don’t win the clamps, how about the video: DVD: “Building the Portable Moravian Workbench with Will Myers” 2-Discs, the shirt “Stanley 45 Combination Plane”, and the mug Stanley 45 Combination Plane Mug (Blue).

So long from NJ,USA

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