It’s easy to forget that all lumbering and carpentry was once done by hand. No electricity. No mechanization. Everything was done with the power of muscle, skill, and what are now vintage tools. #homesteadsurvivalsite #vintagetools #carpentrytools #offgridliving #tools
Stanley has been creating tools such as the bench plane since 1843, and it can be difficult to date an antique tool if you don't know where to look, according to the Stanley Company. There are twenty types of Stanley planes dating back to 1867.
I love watching new things get made???but equally as invigorating is watching old things get repaired and restored. There are plenty of reasons to fix old things: keeping them out of the landfill, learning how they’re made,??making a little extra jingle, appreciating the products around us that we take for granted, cultivating the mindset of taking better stewardship of our surroundings.