Benchcrafted Split Top Roubo Plans
Benchcrafted Split Top Roubo Plans
This Benchcrafted Split Top Roubo bench plan is based on Andre Roubo's bench from Plate 11 of L'Art du Menuisier, with the added capabilities of the Benchcrafted vices. Benchcrafted developed this plan so woodworkers could build a bench using the Benchcrafted Tail Vice and Glide Leg Vice without having to figure out all the details. Simply follow the measured drawings and instruction notes. The measured...
£19.00 inc VAT
Ingenious Mechanicks
Ingenious Mechanicks
by Christopher Schwarz Workbenches with screw-driven vises are a fairly modern invention. For more than 2,000 years, woodworkers built complex and beautiful pieces of furniture using simpler benches that relied on pegs, wedges and the human body to grip the work. While it's easy to dismiss these ancient benches as obsolete, they are - at most - misunderstood. For the last three years,...
£39.00 (VAT exempt)

The Anarchist's Tool Chest
The Anarchist's Tool Chest
By Christopher Schwarz "When I am too exhausted, ill or busy to work in my shop, I will shuffle down the stairs to my 15' x 25' workshop and simply stand there for a few minutes with my hands on my tools. To be sure, I thought I was a touch nuts because of this personality quirk. But after reading the oral histories and diaries of craftsmen from the last 300 years, I found it's...
£45.00 (VAT exempt)
The Anarchist's WorkbenchThe Anarchist's Workbench
The Anarchist's Workbench
By Christopher Schwarz The Anarchist’s Workbench” is – on the one hand – a detailed plan for a simple workbench that can be built using construction lumber and basic woodworking tools. But it’s also the story of Christopher Schwarz’s 20 year journey researching, building and refining historical workbenches until there was nothing left to improve. Along the...
£36.00 (VAT exempt)

The Solution at Hand
The Solution at Hand
By Robert Wearing Becoming proficient at handwork isn’t just about muscle memory and learning to sharpen. It’s also about building a handful of effective “appliances” (jigs, fixtures and the like) that assist your saws, planes and chisels for repeatable work. One of the foremost experts on these appliances is Robert Wearing, who wrote extensively about them for Woodworker...
£25.00 (VAT exempt)
The Woodworker's Pocket BookThe Woodworker's Pocket Book
The Woodworker's Pocket Book
Edited by Charles H. Hayward “The Woodworker’s Pocket Book” is small – just 4” x 6-1/2” – but it contains 112 pages of critical woodworking information for the hand tool woodworker. Edited by the great Charles H. Hayward and published in 1949, “The Woodworker’s Pocket Book” is a guide to everything from finishing recipes to drawing ellipses...
£14.00 (VAT exempt)

The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vol. IV - The Shop & Furniture
The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vol. IV - The Shop & Furniture
There is little doubt that Charles H. Hayward (1898-1998) was the most important workshop writer and editor of the 20th century. Unlike any person before (and perhaps after) him, Hayward was a trained cabinetmaker and extraordinary illustrator, not to mention an excellent designer, writer, editor and photographer. Add to all that the fact that Hayward was, according to Robert Wearing, a "workaholic,"...
£39.25 (VAT exempt)
The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vols. I - IV
The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vols. I - IV
There is little doubt that Charles H. Hayward (1898-1998) was the most important workshop writer and editor of the 20th century. Unlike any person before (and perhaps after) him, Hayward was a trained cabinetmaker and extraordinary illustrator, not to mention an excellent designer, writer, editor and photographer. Add to all that the fact that Hayward was, according to Robert Wearing, a "workaholic,"...
£152.00 (VAT exempt)

The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vols. I - IV & Honest Labour
The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vols. I - IV & Honest Labour
There is little doubt that Charles H. Hayward (1898-1998) was the most important workshop writer and editor of the 20th century. Unlike any person before (and perhaps after) him, Hayward was a trained cabinetmaker and extraordinary illustrator, not to mention an excellent designer, writer, editor and photographer. Add to all that the fact that Hayward was, according to Robert Wearing, a "workaholic,"...
£184.00 (VAT exempt)
The Workbench Book
The Workbench Book
by Scott Landis First published in 1987, "The Workbench Book" by Scott Landis remains the most complete book on the most important tool in the woodworker’s shop. "The Workbench Book" is a richly illustrated guided tour of the world’s best workbenches — from a traditional Shaker bench to the mass-produced Workmate. Author and workbench builder Scott Landis...
£38.00 (VAT exempt)

The Workshop BookThe Workshop Book
The Workshop Book
By Scott Landis; foreword by Roy Underhill First published in 1991, "The Workshop Book" by Scott Landis remains the most complete book about every woodworker's favourite place: the workshop. “The Workshop Book” is a richly illustrated guided tour of some of the world’s most inspiring workshops — from garage to basement shops, from mobile to purpose-built...
£37.00 (VAT exempt)
Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley
Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley
By Donald C. Williams. Photographs by Narayan Nayar In a space of just 10" x 39" x 19½", H.O. Studley managed to arrange - with perfection - more than 250 of his tools into a dovetailed mahogany cabinet that has captivated tens of thousands of woodworkers since it was first unveiled in 1988 on the back cover of Fine Woodworking with a single shocking photograph. After a...
£50.00 (VAT exempt)

Woodcarving: Tools, Materials & EquipmentWoodcarving: Tools, Materials & Equipment
Woodcarving: Tools, Materials & Equipment
By Chris Pye Woodcarving, Tools, Materials & Equipment is jam-packed with information about the craft of woodcarving. This well-illustrated guide by master carver Chris Pye covers all you need to know about the tools of the trade. Covering a wide array of carving challenges such as proper clamping technique to the strengths and limitations of tools, expert Chris Pye offers a wealth of information...
£29.00 (VAT exempt)
Worked: A Bench Guide to Hand-Tool EfficiencyWorked: A Bench Guide to Hand-Tool Efficiency
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Worked: A Bench Guide to Hand-Tool Efficiency
By: Joshua A. Klein There is a gap in most woodworking instruction. Somewhere in between tool descriptions (what they are and what they do) and step-by-step project tutorials, we are missing something vital. We may understand what a backsaw is, or what a hatchet is capable of… but how do we actually do it? How do we engage the wood with these tools? And how do we confidently proceed through...
£21.00 (VAT exempt)