Tools used by hand, the work/power is supplied by the tool user.

Tools that don't require an external power source such as electricity or steam power. Hammers, planes, chisels etc. Things powered by good old fashioned elbow grease.

Resources:

How To Make Woodwork Tools, Full Working Drawings of Reliable Tools You Can Make Yourself, Charles H. Haywood; Evans Brothers Limited, London; Fair Use Publication 2006, Gary Roberts; http://toolemera.com/bkpdf/haywardhowtobk.pdf

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