The OX hand tool range was born in 1974 in Australia and was launched under the OX brand in the UK at the beginning of 2012. An item to note on this page I’ve pasted here: An 11-page supplies list of the tools in my chest with direct web links to all of the suppliers of the tools – plus more notes on why I chose particular tools (and I offer a few alternate brands as well).” As you’ll read, the DVD also has a video of Chris pulling out each tool from his tool chest and discussing that particular tool.
We sell tools from Lie-Nielsen, Blue Spruce Toolworks, Auriou, Veritas, Gransfors Bruks, Pfeil, Robert Sorby, Clifton, Flexcut, Ron Hock, Rob Cosman, Bessey, Starrett, Vesper, Kirjes, Tormek, King Arthur’s Tools & Arbortech plus best quality tools from Japan, Brusso cabinetware, books, dvds and finishes. Manufacturer & Exporter of: Hand Tools, Garden / Cultivating Tools, Woodworking / Carpentry Tools, Leather Tool Bags & Kits, Chisels & Wrecking Bars, Cutters & Pincers, Hammers, Spanners, Wrenches etc.
This gives us the ability to produce a high number of new tools each year, ensuring we are always offering the market something different. For today’s hand tool purist as well as woodworking legends of days gone by, hand planes provide a means of performing a wide range of tasks ranging from dimensioning rough stock and preparing a finished surface, to creating joints and tuning them for a perfect fit. Our objective is to get the best tools in your hands and to show you how to use them properly. The drill is the last of the tools the beginner needs, and is probably the most used.
With each project you will learn to choose the appropriate tools for the task at hand, set the tools up properly and practice the skills you’ll need to work as efficiently (and therefore as enjoyably) as possible. LogRite Tools (Vernon, CT): aluminum-handled logging tools for use at sawmills, woodlots and construction sites. Of course, there are a lot of very high quality vintage tools out there as well made by Stanley, Sargent, and Miller Falls just to name a few. The gauge I have used most is a Cullen marking gauge from Classic hand tools its expensive but good tools are.
How to use specialty hand planes to make grooves, rabbets and profiled (molded) edges. At OX we know that life on site isn’t easy – that is why we are committed to providing you tools that will get the job done more quickly and more easily. There is a wide range of sizes and styles available, so choose one that matches your woodworking preferences and feels good in your hand. This happy state of affairs made a used high quality classic cheaper than a new piece of junk.
An affordable coping saw will work just fine as long as you have pleanty of replacement blades on hand (also very affordable). Hand planes are superseded in many cases by the jointer and planer-but can still be invaluable for many uses. A large shoulder plane has so many uses, such as trimming tenons & other joinery, cutting rabbets, removing waste for hand cut moldings, etc. From cabinet scrapers to edge planes and adhesives to Kreg jigs our hand tools are built to last a lifetime or service.