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I am asked on a regular basis about the hand tools I keep in my tool chest. In fact, when people visit my Covington, Ky., workshop during the days we are open to the public, some people have photographed every tool in my chest.

I’m going to list brand names. But I want to be clear about something: This is not a sponsored post. All my tools are my own, and I paid full retail for them. So if you think I’m shilling for someone, you’d be dead blinking wrong.

About the Top Till

This till contains tools that I use dozens of times a day. It mostly contains by block planes, my hammers, card scraper, endless pencils, marking knives and measuring tools. Let’s start with the block planes.

Block Planes

I have two block planes. Not because I need two, but because I share my tools with two other people in my shop. One of my block planes is the Lie-Nielsen


 

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