Pick Your Poison. (Or: Is the Price Worth Tools You Don’t Feel Passionate About?)

Harbor Freight brand  Chicago Electric sander  and my No 102 Lie Nielsen Iron block plane, which is unfortunately discontinued.  These days Lie Nielsen is offering only the bronze version.

Harbor Freight brand Chicago Electric sander, and my No 102 Lie Nielsen Iron block plane, which is unfortunately discontinued. These days Lie Nielsen is offering only the bronze version. I prefer working with hand tools as much as I can. I find them much quieter, safer and more fulfilling than machines. I believe that only when using a hand tool can one become intimate with the essence of woodworking — sensing wood’s […]

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