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Deluxe Timber Frame Tool Kit: All the tools you need plus some of our favorite extras!

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  • Regular price $1,260.00
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Because of shortages in raw material and disruptions in manufacturing we do not have an adequate supply of chisels on hand on a regular basis. However, if you would like to purchase a kit we can ship you all of the items that are in stock and ship any backordered items when we receive them. Please send an email to info@shelterinstitute.com for more information. 

Currently Back Ordered Items: Starrett Stair Guage Fixtures, 2-inch Chisel, 1-7/8-in Robert Sorby Slick (you can upgrade to a Japanese Slick), Shinwa Faming Square. All of these items are expected in the next two-three months. 

After 30+ years of teaching people the art and craft of timber framing, we have assembled a couple of timber-framing-tool-kits to get you started. We know that tool selection is very personal. We have picked some of our favorite items in terms of overall use, durability and ease of maintenance.

Our Deluxe Timber Frame Tool Kit is ideal for the individual who does not own many tools and really wants to pursue timber framing with all the right tools at hand.

This kit Includes the following tools with a 10% discount off of the suggested retail price:

- Silky Zorin Timber Frame Saw
- 1-1/2-in Beveled Timber Framing Chisel by Robert Sorby
- 2-in Beveled Timber Framing Chisel by Robert Sorby
- 1-7/8-Slick by Robert Sorby
- Glass Lapping Plate
- Wet/Dry Coated Abrasive 320 grit
- Wet/Dry Coated Abrasive 120 grit
- Leather Strop
- Abrasive Powder for Strop
- Wood-is-Good Mallet 30 oz
- Starrett 12-in Combination Square
- Stainless Steel Rafter Square by SHINWA
- Tape Measure Fat Max 35-ft
- Utility Knife
- Extra-Long Tool Bag
- Sweetheart Low Angle Block Plane by Stanley
- Stair Gauge Fixtures by Starrett
- Ryoba Hand Saw 300mm Gyokucho
- Beveled Skew Chisel Set 26 mm
- Saw Bag
- MK II Veritas Honing Guide

If you wish to swap out one of the items in the tool kit, that is possible but you need to call the store to make this arrangement.

Our Promise To You.

If it is for sale in our store -- it is because we use it and love it!

We are happy to share our experiences with these tools which may enhance your own. Given care, maintenance, and love, each of these fine tools is capable of lasting a lifetime. We do limit warranties to those offered by our supplying manufacturers. If ever you have a question or concern regarding any of the tools we sell, please let us know.

Online. On Campus. On The Job Site.

These tools, toys and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. At Shelter Tools, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. Graduates will find particular items recommended in class and on site.

If you don't see the tools or items you need, we can find it for you. Write us or call us anytime.