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Carving Hand Tools

What may perhaps have started out as an interesting pastime while carving pumpkins for Thanksgiving may develop into a passionate hobby or vocation for people interested in carving. Besides providing hours of patient industry it can also be a lucrative and rewarding task. There is a lineup of hand tools for carving designs that help do the job skillfully. Carving tools come in different styles depending on shapes, uses and sizes. It is good to know about the different kinds of tools used for particular jobs. Before you decide on what tools to acquire you need to pay attention to surfaces on which you would be carving. Woodcarving remains the most popular that includes fine detailing work like letter-carving, relief carving or figurine carving. Several types of tools would be needed to cover the different fields of carving like wood and stone and so on. Carving tools are by necessity designed for specific applications. For instance parting tools in V shapes are narrow and smaller in size. The cutting edge is...

 


Cutting Hand Tools

Cutting hand tools are a common requirement in home improvement projects. Many simple hand tools cut wood and other materials by using physical force for undertaking such tasks. A handsaw is the most frequently used tool for cutting wood, There are different kinds of handsaws to be used depending on type of cutting job. Ripsaws, big solid hand saws with teeth are designed to cut along the grain of wood. While crosscut saws have teeth designed to make cuts perpendicular to the grain of the wood while maintaining a clean cut. Bow saws have long thin blades connected by bowed metal frames allowing it to cut through. Coping saws are small and used for detailed wood cutting. Axes used for splitting wood are used as an alternative to chainsaws for felling trees or chopping firewood. They come in many different shapes and sizes. Some axes have only one blade, while others have blades on both sides. Small hand axes are called hatchets. A maul may also be used to chop wood and having a broader and heavier head with ...

 


A Tool Cabinet for People Who Have More Tools than will Fit in a Tool Box

Where do you keep your tools if you have so many (either for your work or just because you are obsessed with tools) that two or three tool boxes just are not big enough? A tool cabinet. Though it sounds fairly basic, even a tool cabinet is more than it sounds and can come in a variety of sizes, configurations and materials.First there are the obvious cabinets that hang on the wall with special storage options specifically designed for tools. One tool cabinet that I have seen is made of metal and has a work space that folds down. This is really nifty. To see it hanging on the wall, it looks like a regular cabinet with two handles to open the doors, but instead of opening doors, you use the handles to pull the front of the cabinet down. The "bottom" of the cabinet lies flat against the wall and the "door" becomes the work area. Even niftier, is that the back and bottom of the cabinet is a pegboard, with two small shelves and plenty of space to organize a large variety of tools. Another really cool feature is th...

 




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