You may find the following websites useful...



Antique Collectors Club

Excellent reference books for the collector and restorer of antiques.


Philly Planes

Phil Edwards is the craftsman behind Philly Planes, who are reviving the lost art of wooden plane making in the UK.


Classic Hand Tools

If you want to get your hands on some excellent woodworking tools, visit the Classic Hand Tools stand at many of the woodworking shows around the country, or if you're in the Ipswich area, visit Mike's new premises in Witnesham.


GMC Publications - Woodworking Books

GMC publish a huge range of woodworking books.


British Antique Furniture Restorers Association

The British Antique Furniture Restorers' Association is the foremost national organisation of craftsmen engaged in furniture conservation and restoration.


HOCK - replacement blades

Replacement blades and chip-breakers, using traditional High Carbon; the sexy, new A2 steel for bench planes, block planes, spokeshaves etc. as stocked in our shop.

Texture from Mayang's Textures

Richard Maguire Workbenches

Arguably the best workbenches in the world.


Tuff Saws

The very best in blade sharpening and supplies.


Felder UK

Felder & Hammer woodworking machinery from Austria. Woodworking machinery specialists for industry, business and hobby use.


English Woodlands Timber

A very friendly and helpful Sawmill / Timberyard in West Sussex, stocking Air & Kiln dried English and European Hardwoods for Furniture Making. Also stocking some Imported Hardwoods such as North American Black Walnut, Maple and Cherry.


Line Mine – drawing library and CAD training

On the LineMine site you will find plans for a variety of projects which are computer drawn and include a cutting list and a fully annotated exploded 3D drawing. Many of the designs are by popular designer/makers, and references to relevant publications that may help in the construction are included. Simon Rodway also offers tuition in CAD which is aimed particularly at the demands of woodworkers, based around the AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT/IntelliCAD programs.