Archive for September, 2011

Sep

29

How to turn £5 into £145,000 with your woodwork tools

By Jeremie

I read with great interest this story about the £145,000 that was raised at the auction of 240 tools from the collection of a cabinet maker, and it all started with a £5 investment in a single Norris woodworking plane. Admittedly, this was no ordinary collection – the owner of the collection, David Russell, has […]

Sep

8

Woodwork Tools – Quality Vs Price

By Jeremie

Wander into any shop that sells woodwork tools, and you will be struck by the wide variety of prices that are on display, for items which appear to be almost identical. Take the compound miter saw as an example. When looking at compound miter saws, you can pretty much pay as much or as little […]