We have seen people who are obsessed with woodworking and are pretty good at it but the only reason why they don’t practice it is that they are scared to spend much on the tools required for woodworking because let’s face it, not everyone has an open budget to buy all the expensive tools they want to.
However, for those beginners who are budget-conscious, we do have a solution for you and here we are to help you in following your passion for woodworking.
You see, there are only a few basic hand tools that you need in order to get started as a beginner and today in this article we are going to jot down the names of the top 5 woodworking hand tools for woodworkers, which are easily affordable and won’t cost you much money.
So, folks, take notes of what we are about to tell you.
1- Hand Saw
Hand saws also known as panel saws are one of the most basic tools that are required by every woodworker and carpenter. Its use is pretty simple and we all well aware of the fact that a hand saw is used to cut wood into different shapes and sizes, as per our requirement.
The best part about hand saw is that it comes at a very reasonable price and it is easily available in the market and also, from a beginner’s perspective, hand saw is very easy to use, it does require a lot of effort to cut the wood but all the effort will be paid off once you get the results.
2- Chisels and Draw Knives
The other basic tool that you would need as a woodworker is the chisel or draw knife which comes with a shaped cutting edge which helps you to easily cut or carve on a hard material such as wood. There are different types of chisels and some of them come with metal handle and blades and the basic ones have wooden handle and blades and you can choose any of them as per your requirement.
When it comes to woodworking, well, chisels come in a wide range of variety as there are tiny chisels too in order to make tiny details and there are large chisels too which help in chopping off the bigger and huge parts of woods.
It all depends on what type of chisel you want for your work and again, this tool won’t cost you much, so you definitely can buy it even if you have a tight budget.
Are you a fan of making beautiful designs and cuts when it comes to woodworking? Well, here is your magical tool called carving. You can make some amazing and outstandingly impressive figures of sculptures with the help of this easily affordable and magical tool.
No matter if you are a beginner or an expert in woodworking, carving is what will help you in creating some amazing pieces of art and craft and guess what? Carvings are one of the cheapest tools when it comes to woodworking and it’s pretty easy to use especially for someone who knows what design he or she has to carve in the wood.
On number 4 we have the one tool that is required in every home and almost everyone owns a set of screwdrivers because yes, it is not only restricted to be a tool for woodworking, in fact, it is now a necessity because it is used almost everywhere.
Now, when it comes to woodworking, you might be wondering why do you need a screwdriver, well the answer is quite simple, the screwdriver will help you make benches, shoe storage boxes and other wooden products that need to be joined together with screws.
This tool is also among the basic tools and even your little one knows how to use it so, yes, it is pretty simple to use and also, it comes at a very reasonable price.
5- Mallets and Hammers
Just like the screwdrivers, mallets and hammers are no less than a necessity and yes, every house has a set of hammers and mallets for their daily life use. They are easy to use, serve different purposes when it comes to woodworking and above everything, they are easy to afford.
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