In this comprehensive reference guide, woodturner David Heim celebrates high-quality hand tools for woodworking and the dedicated craftspeople and companies who make them.
Introducing makers of fine tools from North America (including Lee Valley and Veritas), Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain, Heim not only shows you the products they create but details their individual styles and includes stories from their workshops and factories.
Filled with photos of a wide variety of saws, planes, measuring and marking tools, workbenches and more, the book provides a detailed look at the tool-making process in addition to the finished products. In-depth profiles of the toolmakers offer insight into their processes, motivation and inspiration.
An enlightening read for any woodworker seeking more information about well-crafted hand tools and their various methods of production. Hardcover, 7" × 11", 224 pages, 2021.