Carpentry Hand Tools

How to use and sharpen carpentry tools

Below are some essential basic carpentry hand tools that I’d struggle without in every day use. Click on any for more information about how to properly use them, set them up and sharpen them too;

Measuring/marking out tools

carpentry hand tools

  • Carpenters pencils
  • How to read a tape measure
  • Types of carpenter square
  • Nailing/hammering

    carpentry hand tools

  • Types of hammers
  • Nail pullers and tips for removing nails
  • Chisels/Planes

    carpentry hand tools

  • Chisels
  • Hand planes
  • Chisel/plane iron sharpening
  • Types of hand saws
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