Each wood is unique, as also the tree from it comes. Grains, fibres and shades converge in a magical way to offer, in the most natural way, a millenary, sustainable and versatile material. Among the wide variety that can be found in a wholesaler's … [Read more...] about Why are cedar, oak and walnut the trendy woods?
How to choose quality chisels?
Wood chisels or chisels are basic tools for woodworking. They allow a multitude of tasks, from making lace to carving small sculptures. In fact, we could say that they are the equivalent of the brush for the painter. Therefore, it is more than … [Read more...] about How to choose quality chisels?
Interview with Bart Deseyn, Freeranger Canoe
Wood is a surprising material, from which we often forget that it also floats. In the postindustrial era, where iron, plastic and fiberglass seem to have conquered all the waters -and markets-, a sense of happiness invades us when we discover … [Read more...] about Interview with Bart Deseyn, Freeranger Canoe
Japanese chisels: oire-nomi and other types (part 2)
We follow our series of articles devoted to Japanese chisels with a illustrative post. If before we had seen the origin and evolution of these fascinating tools, today we will focus on their morphology, uses and applications. As basic as it sounds, … [Read more...] about Japanese chisels: oire-nomi and other types (part 2)
Types of Japanese chisels and applications (part 1)
Some time ago we published a post about the main brands of Japanese chisels. Since then, we still want to know more about these millenary tools, their characteristics and their applications. After researching and consulting different artisans of … [Read more...] about Types of Japanese chisels and applications (part 1)
Best brands of wood files and rasps
The files and rasps are essential tools in woodworking. They are very useful to shape, polish and get more detail in wood. But not all are valid for a clean and professional job. Therefore, today we present a selection of best brands of files and … [Read more...] about Best brands of wood files and rasps
Hobowood: wood crafts and innovation
Those who love wood know that finding the perfect curvature is almost impossible. Only some lucky ones have managed to give it shape until they get a parable as beautiful as it is resistant. But no master cabinetmaker has achieved what Xabier with … [Read more...] about Hobowood: wood crafts and innovation
The Best Brands of Timber Frame Chisels
To make wooden structures, timber frame chisels are necessary tools. For centuries, they have been the best solution for timber owners and log constructions. Its quality has always been decisive for the project to be a success. The heritage of this … [Read more...] about The Best Brands of Timber Frame Chisels