I have been fortunate in receiving a number of awards on, which is a great site/forum for anyone interested in making their own tools of any kind. The are any number of categories and shed-loads of cool stuff. In no time you will be getting messages and comments from some really interesting and great guys from all over the world.

Get on there and start posting your own homemade tools.


  1. Bernard Brown

    May 17, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    Brendon just by chance discovered this site fantastic we have a lot in common I Iam new to planes and woodworking Recovering from serious head injury, Brain surgery. Working with my hands in wood is very much a part of my recovery Iam also starting to collect planes and live In Waterford Ireland Originally from Scotland between Ayr and Glasgow Do you have any Spierse or Mattesion planes ?? Regards Bernard Brown

    • Brendon

      May 17, 2016 at 10:47 pm

      Hi Bernard,
      Thanks for your comment. Yes, I have some Spiers but no Mathieson.
      Collecting hand planes can be addictive.
      Best Wishes

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