Tool Kit

Tool kits are required for the classes as detailed below: This year the school is furnishing the tool kits for the fundamentals courses. This will give the student the opportunity to get the “feel” for the tools.  We encourage all students to consult our instructors before buying any tools.

Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking I

  • bench chisels 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 and 1 inch
  • safety glasses
  • dust mask
  • hearing protection
  • tenon or dovetail saw, 12 or 14 inch
  • 6 inch try square or combination square
  • 6 inch rule
  • scratch pad and pencils
  • marking gauge
  • Marking knife
  • bevel gauge
  • block plane
  • smooth or jack plane
  • sand paper, one sheet each, 100, 120, 150, 180, 220 grits

Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking II

  • Fundamentals I tool kit plus
  • block plane
  • wood mallet
  • Sanding block
  • bench hook
  • card scraper
  • Marking knife
  • Optional Tools (very helpful)
  • scraper burnisher
  • flat bottom spoke shave
  • Block plane
  • Smoothing plane

Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking III

  • Fundamentals I & II tool kit plus
  • Smoothing plane
  • Spoke shave, flat or curved bottom

Finishing Basics & Intermediate

  • 2 – 1 inch chip brushes
  • 1 – 2 inch chip brushes
  • 1 – 1 inch good quality china bristle brush
  • 1 – 2-1/2 inch good quality china bristle brush
  • 1 – 2 inch nylon brush
  • Sanding block
  • card scraper
  • respirator
  • eye protection
  • apron (optional)