Tools typically required for this workshop include a basic set of 12 full size mallet-tools, similar in quality to Swiss, Henry Taylor, Stubai, Three Cherries, Hirsch and the like.
Students wishing to purchase tools in preparation for this workshop may do so by contacting the favorite supplier
In Saskatoon, tools can be purchased at Lee Valley Tools and Canadian Woodworker.
Bill's tools are available for shop use during the workshop in order to supplement your personal collection.
My personal supplier:
Here is a list of the 12 preferred Swiss Tools for a starter set. I recommend this over the standard set of 12 tools, if possible.
5mm # 5 gouge
10mm # 5 gouge
7mm # 8 gouge
5mm # 9 gouge
10mm # 9 gouge
16mm #2 gouge
12mm #3 fishtail
3mm # 12 V-parting tool
8mm # 12 V-parting tool
Also, get a mallet as follows:
Mallets, urethane, 360° striking, non marring surface...
And a tool roll for 18 tools. For all this go to:
Rick Weibe is the proprietor.
has a store in Saskatoon and offers both Henry Taylor and Hirsch carving tools/sets.
May 25-29, 2020
August 31 - Sept 4, 2020