Tools for Working Wood

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New Traditional Hammers from Tools for Working Wood

The difference between a good hammer and a great hammer is significant. Most hammers at the hardware store are but one step above a rock tied to a stick. As a result, I’ve always bought vintage hammers with wooden handles, which are cheaper, better made and have the right details for a furniture maker....

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Tools for Working Time

For some of us, working wood is a form of time travel. We like the smells, the physical exertion and the pleasure of a job well done. What makes it even more fun is when a tool manufacturer plays along. This week I received a miniature catalog from Tools for Working Wood, the Brooklyn-based...