View Full Version : 20 Woodworking Hand Tools You Should Have

12-19-2019, 03:31 PM
I created the above hand tool buyer’s guides to help beginners who feel overwhelmed when trying to understand which hand tools they need first. It’s frustrating! Below you’ll see my summary list of the 20 basic professional woodworking hand tools that you should start to accumulate in order to start building the most basic woodworking projects. When you’re ready you can follow the yellow buttons to visit each of the buying guides for each type of hand tool to get help with understanding hand tool features, brands, & models. At the bottom of this page is a handy full list of tools that is sorted by urgent semi urgent and not urgent to buy.

1: Jack Plane
2: Saws
3: Coping Saw
4: Bench Chisel Set
5: Mortise Chisel
6 : Pair of Dividers
7: Sharpening Supplies
8: Wooden Joiner’s Mallet
9: Rabbet Plane
10: Woodworking Clamps