Items of Interest

New Link! Virginia Wood Turners Website

International Tool Catalog Library

March 2018 Updated Type Study of Stanley Liberty Bell Planes by Bob Ziegler

You’ll find tons of good publications from the Astragal Press and the Taunton Press. I always recommend "Restoring, Tuning and Using Classic Woodworking Tools" by Mike Dunbar - it is the first book to get if you're getting interested in antique woodworking tools. Look for it on, or other web-based book sellers.

If you're comfortable getting lots of e-mail, try lurking around the Oldtools mailing list. You can browse and search all messages ever posted to the group, at the Oldtools mailing list archive.

The Oldtools list is a great resource - I have learned a lot just from reading the information that people post there and by asking specific questions. It’s also just a good “place” to hang out and get to know the great folks that frequent the place.

There are also several websites that are great reference and informational resources, including: