Woodworker Tools

In my last post I spoke about the basics of wood selection for a woodworking job. In this article, we will discuss the tools required for woodworking task. As in any thing we do, whether it is fixing or fixing things around the house, utilizing the ideal tool is constantly the universal rule rather than the exception. It is important to realize that utilizing the best tool not just gets the job done correctly but likewise provides you safety in your work.

The variety and list of woodworker tools can be rather huge and sophisticated. To buy every piece of woodworker tools out there will cost you a large amount or might even punch a big hole in your savings account. The woodworker tools can be usually classified into 3 standard types:

Hand tools

Power tools


Hand tools are generally tools which you run with your hand without any external power or electrical power. These will consist of tools such as hammer, chisel, saw, level, try square, triangles, tape measure, sandpaper and wears. Power tools and equipment need to be operated utilizing external or portable power source. These electric-driven tools are absolutely more expensive, though some of the portable power tools are rather budget friendly. Portable power tools permit you to be more flexible and mobile when you are working, rather than worrying about entangling of the cables and wires around your work area. In addition, power tools and equipment will absolutely speed things up for you in your project. And, a few of the equipment will enable you to do elegant works, which otherwise would be tough, if not impossible, to achieve utilizing only hand tools.

For a beginner woodworker, it’s not essential to have a complete set of tools to begin your pastime. You only require a basic set of hand tools. Hand tools can go a long way in your woodworking craft even without power tools or machinery. Here is a list of fundamental tools for the newbie woodworker:

Claw hammer

Wood chisels



Attempt Square

Framing Squares


Tape measures


Screws and Nails


Hand Plane




Carpenter’s Pencils

Safety Glasses or Goggles

The list of woodworker tools above ought to be sufficient for any beginners to begin working on their hobby. Please do not ignore the last product, shatterproof glass, on the list. Though shatterproof glass is not a tool, it is absolutely needed to use them whenever you are utilizing tools or doing work which is potentially unsafe. We will cover this aspect of woodworking in future article.

Compare your prices prior to you buy your tools. If you are severe about woodworking as a long term pastime, it will be wise to get a good set of tools which will last you for many years.