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Saws, Planes, and Scorps David Heim

Saws, Planes, and Scorps

Exceptional Woodworking Tools and Their Makers

David Heim

Details: Hardcover
Size: 7 x 10.5 IN
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 09/14/2021
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616899240


An exploration and celebration of high-quality hand tools for woodworking and the stories of the people who make them.

Take a peek inside the boutique shops and small factories of artisan woodworking toolmakers in North America, Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, with behind-the-scenes photographs, profiles, interviews, and more. Saws, Planes, and Scorps covers every essential woodworking instrument, from spokeshaves to hand planes, with images and an introductory text for each tool. An engaging, inspiring, and informative read perfect for beginner and expert woodworkers, tool collectors, and lovers of great design.


David Heim is a prolific writer and editor specializing in woodworking. When he's not pecking away at his laptop, he can be found at the lathe, turning a bowl at his home in Oxford, Connecticut.