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Published May 25, 2011 Updated May 10, 2022

Woodcutting Tools

Manufacturing Processes woodblock

Woodcutting Tools

Having acquired the necessary blank wood blocks (lime wood) and planing them flat I, made my own set of woodcutting tools using watchmaker's tools, which are made from higher grade steel, and inserted them into wooden handles.

Woodcutting Tools

Above: set of woodcutting tools made from watchmaker's tools.

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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