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Tools Shop: Log building tools, machines and equipment 

Updated 23.03.2014          Tools in Finnish here

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Quality log building is also about modern tools, machines and equipment.

The Finnish Log Tradition Center also co-operates with traditional blacksmiths who still know how make quality mountings, hinges and tools. The range of skill of these blacksmiths covers everything from rifles to hand-and-machine operated log augers to traditional locks.

In the catalogue below you can find some of the most wanted tools for log building.

There also is a techinal brochure/instructional flyer for almost each product - ask for a brochure of the product of your wish!

English orders and enquiries can be made by phone: +358  500  546 082 or by email: kauppa at hirspek.fi
Name Price in € /pcs, tax 0% Image Description
Carving axe

 

260,50 isopiilu.jpg (8398 bytes) A king-size model, about 1,9 kg with handle, forged, all hand made. Blade made of silver steel.

Made by hand

Carving axe,"little axe" 198,39 akkainpiilu.jpg (3861 bytes) A functional decorative carving axe with 18th century design, about 1,4 kg with handle. Blade made of silver steel.

Made by hand.

 

Carving chisel, round, width 100 mm

76,61 piilupetkele.jpg (5631 bytes) For finishing the carving, ceiling corners, notches. For finishing saddle notches.

Made by hand.
Crafting axe with handle 153,23 veistok.jpg (8754 bytes) Thoroughly smith-made axe for woodworking.

Made by hand

Chute axe, right or left handed with handle. 74,20 kouruk.jpg (8464 bytes) For finishing the lateral curve.

Made by hand

Log chisel, round 60 mm 69,35 taltat.jpg (8719 bytes) Length about 400mm. Tools steel, cleftless handle made of birch. Very durable.

Made by hand.

Log chisel, straight 50 mm 58,06 Look above. Length about 400mm

Made by hand.

Hand chisel, straight

Includes the handle.

58,06 työntötaltta.jpg (3373 bytes) For finishing short notches by hand. Total length about 550 mm.

Made by hand.

NEW PRODUCT

Seam padding iron

21,77 tilkerauta.jpg (5909 bytes) For inserting insulative padding in the log wall. Functions both as a hand chisel as well as a blow chisel.

Total length about 250 mm.

Blade size 3x80 mm

Made by hand.

Peeling iron blade 350 mm 91,94 vuolupuukot.jpg (6726 bytes) Balanced, normal size

Made by hand

Peeling iron, blade 450 mm 108,87 See above. Balanced, for big wood.
Chisel, traditional 69,35 petkel.jpg (7476 bytes) The traditional model

Made by hand

Log pinchers, traditional 68,55 sakset.jpg (6686 bytes) Traditional gripping model.

Made by hand

Lock pinchers with a wooden handle or a crane lock. lowest 120,97 sakset_helalla.jpg (6143 bytes) Can be lifted by two or with a crane.

Made by hand

Accuracy log hook 62,90 hollihaka_vantti.jpg (3388 bytes)  

For temporary fastening of big logs and accurate drawing, 16 mm steel. Length 800-900 mm. Alcyde painted.

Made by hand

Adjustable log hook 1 35,48 hollihaka_sääd.jpg (3656 bytes) Adjustable in every direction, length 400-700 mm. Electrically zinced.
Adjustable log hook 2 40,32 See above Adjustable in every direction, length 800-1500 mm. Electrically zinced.

Made by hand

Log holder, completely adjustable RHS-steel,  crank adjusted width 110-225 mm.

92,74 Installed log completely adjustable and centerable (for example, a twisted log).

The square log  stays in place while you scribe the lateral curve. It also enchances working safety.

Used as a pair. Strong make. Electrically zinced surface.



Valmistettu käsityönä
Log holder RHS-steel,  crank adjusted width 0-300 mm. 82,26

/pair

pelkkapidin_teras2.jpg (12139 bytes) The square log  stays in place while you scribe the lateral curve. It also enchances working safety.

Used as a pair. Strong make. Electrically zinced surface.

Made by hand

Top lifter

76,61

latvankoho.jpg (7453 bytes) For adjusting round log tops when using a log scribe, for making that "one go" drop.

Electrically zinced.

Made by hand.

 

Copycomb

Length 300 mm

56,45 kopiokampa.jpg (5448 bytes) For copying the shapes of corner joints and linear curves. Suitable also for copying the profiles of pipes, special strips etc. 
Log scribe, traditional 34,68 hirsivara_perint.jpg (3407 bytes) Traditional, adjusted with screws.

Made by hand.

Pen scribe 37,10 kynävara_lib.jpg (7577 bytes) Best suited for a beginner or a casual builder, equipped with a round prism grinded bubble glass. See for compatible pencils below.

Made by hand

 

Red pine scribe

92,74 kelovara.jpg (29664 bytes) Designed for drawing on a dead red pine's surface. An accurate tool equipped with a round buble glass. Allows drawing the linear curve "in one go". Total length about 500 mm.

Made by hand.

Often requested

Professional log scribe in a case

119,35 tarkk_kv.jpg (13572 bytes) The professional model, extremely accurate for drawing, painted black. Equipped with a round bubble glass.

Allows drawing the linear curve "in one go".

See for compatible pencils below.
Special pencils for log scribes

Combination set

23,39

/package

 

kynapak.jpg (49919 bytes) 12 pcs

3 different strengths (3x4 pcs), draws even on a wet, icy or fresh surface.

Special pencil individually 2,26/pcs kynät.jpg (7559 bytes) 3 different strengths by request.
Dismantling iron for floorboards 36,29  purkur.jpg (925 bytes) A good tool for dismantling floorboards gently. The tool both pulls and lifts the board up. Total length 630 mm.

Made by hand

Log irons, flat irons

"Flatties"

20,97 / pari lankalatiainen.jpg (9291 bytes)  

For fastening round logs.

Terävät haarukat tukeutuvat risteäviin hirsiin. Sharp forks penetrate into crossing logs.

Made from 8 mm round steel. Electrically zinced.

Made by hand

Diamond sharpening kit

Includes the diamond disc, an adapter for a drilling machine, a ball-joint stand and a cleaning rubber.

96,77 timantti.jpg (5998 bytes) For the basic sharpening of chipping blades right on the field. Through the holed disc you can see the blade surface. Thanks to the holes the blade does not overheat.
Diamond disc with 8 mm drill adapter. 58,06 See above
Diamonds disc for the 125/22 grinder  59,06  See above Kulmahiomakoneessa oltava säädettävä kierrosnopeus
Log builder's drilling machine, American 258,04 DW130_1.gif (4751 bytes) A durable log drilling machine, 700 W, 450 rounds, 13 mm socket, reverse, 1 year guarantee, 240Volt.
Log builder's drilling machine, Japanese

New Model
225,81 A durable log drilling machine, 750 W, 600 rpm, 13 mm socket, reverse, 1 year guarantlee, weight 2,9 kg, 240 Volt
Teflon plated
Log auger 32 / 610 mm

New Product
New
116,94

An effective professional auger. Two-bladed, similar to smith-made augers. Teflon-plated. The auger is light to use, and the end-result is very fine.
Teflon plated
Log auger 38 / 610 mm
New Product
New
157,267

 

An effective professional auger. Two-bladed, similar to smith-made augers. Teflon-plated. The auger is light to use, and the end-result is very fine.
Log drill 32 mm

Total length 600 mm

With the special price of:

43,55

hipo.jpg (10228 bytes) For making peg holes to logs with a drill, peg size 25 x 25 mm.

Fillet length 470 mm.

Industrially manufactured.
Log drill 38 mm

Total length 600 mm

With the special price of:

53,23

 

hipo.jpg (10228 bytes) For making peg holes to logs with a drill, peg size 32 x 32 mm.

Fillet length 470 mm.

Industrially manufactured.
NEW PRODUCT

Sturdy

Red wood plane

 

2370,97 hoyla_312.jpg (4619 bytes) Blade width 312 mm. Planing depth 0-3,5 mm. 12,000 rounds per minute. Plane length 551 mm. Weight 18,0 kg. Can be attached to a dust blotter. Guarantee for professional use 1/2 years, 1 year for an amateur.
240Volt.
NEW PRODUCT

Curve plane + carrying bag

Foor round or chute surfaces.

433,06 kurvihoyla.jpg (9684 bytes) For log building or carpentry, where thereäs a need to plane round or chute surfaces. Properties: 230 V. 700 W. Cutting width 80 mm. Cutting depth max 3,5 mm. Round radius min. 400 mm. Chute radius min. 450 mm. 16,500 rounds per minute. Weight 3,2 kg. Guarantee for professional use 1/2 years, 1 year for amateur use.
240Volt.
Vuolu-Kalle, includes  the device attached to the flange of the chain saw, a blade set, a pull strap and a pull wheel to replace the chain wheel of the saw.

346,77

vuolukalle.jpg (26419 bytes)vuoluktera.jpg (4050 bytes) For peeling and carving log.

CE approved.

Fit for Swedish or German-m-saws.

 

Replacement blades for above

3 pcs set

53,23

vk_terat.jpg (5684 bytes) If you hit a dead end, it is always good to have a set of spare blades!
 

Carving blades for above

3 pcs set

70,97

vk_piil.jpg (8218 bytes)  

For carving single logs before making the linear curve and the notches.

Made by hand

 

Peeling Scorpion

1750,00

kuorimalaite.jpg (10262 bytes) The most efficient device for rough peeling of big (base max. 900 mm) logs. The round blades have a 450 radius. Saw minimum 75 cm3. For the attachment parts, please name the type of the saw (chainsaw not included)

 

NEW PRODUCT

High quality

Peeling cursor for the chainsaw.

475,81

m_sahakurso.jpg (9623 bytes) A handy peeling cursor for many kinds of working with wood. Turnable blades peel either a round bottom (d=30 mm) or a square groove. Especially fit for making the lateral curve or a dog neck corner. Installed to instead of the flange in a chainsaw. When ordering mention the mark and model of the saw. Guarantee in professional use 1/2 years, 1 year in amateur use.
NEW PRODUCT

The only safe tool for carving a building wall!

Carving device
Includes the grinder machine, the flange and the handle.

516,13

 

p_paavo.jpg (11544 bytes) For carving new and old log walls, separate logs, beams, planks and boards, 1400 W, 8000 rounds. Round replaceable carbon steel blades create the beautiful carved surface! Guarantee in professional use 1/2 years, 1 year in amateur use. 240Volt.
NEW PRODUCT

Carving flange

For carving wooden structures.

282,26

al_urajyr.jpg (3009 bytes) 30 mm thick, 120 mm diameter. Mixed aluminum framework and replaceable carbon steel blades. Fits the 125 - special grinder.
  NEW PRODUCT

Finishing kit 1

Includes 1 pcs of carving chisel.

1 pcs of Nail detector no. 1

2 pcs of lamella discs, roughness 60 and 80

84,68

piilupetkele.jpg (5631 bytes)      lamelli.jpg (27266 bytes)

 

The nail wizard helps you to locate the nails from an old wall.

For finishing the carving of both new and old log walls:
With the carving chisel you'll carve the corners you can't reach with the machine.
The lamella discs help you to cleanse and whiten the seams.
 
NEW PRODUCT

Shaping Ville for carving and shaping with electricity.

Energy efficient and light - the machine weighs only 6,4 kg.

  556,45 v_ville.jpg (10748 bytes) Effective for peeling and shaping the wood. A ready-to-use device with the power of 2000 W. 6000 rpm, standard electronics give extra power during load, electronic slow power-up. The size of the flange 220 mm with three sharpenable, replaceable special steel blades. Special protection against flying chips. Ergonomic, right or left handed curve handle gives a firm control. A horn and six-sided key included. Guarantee in professional use 1/2 years, 1 year in amateur use.
240Volt.

Partly made by hand.

 

NEW PRODUCT

A Carving Pekka  for easy carving by machine.

Energy efficient and light - the machine weighs only 6,4 kg.

596,77

p_pekka.jpg (10595 bytes) Efficient for carving single logs, beams and boards. A ready-to-use device with 2000 W power. 6000 rpm, standard electronics give more power during load, electronic slow powerup. A convex flange makes it possible to control the widht of the imprint, flange size 220 mm with three, sharpenable, replaceable special steel blades. Special protection against flying chips. Ergonomic, right or left handed curved handle gives a more firm control of the device. Comes with a horn and six-sided key. Guarantee in professional use 1/2 years, 1 year in amateur use.
240Volt.

Partly made by hand.

NEW PRODUCT

A economic combo-package:

Shaping flange + carving flange + big grinder   =

The log builder's power package!

Energy efficient and light - the machine weighs only 6,4 kg.

846,77

v_ville.jpg (10748 bytes)piil_iso_ralla.jpg (22140 bytes)vuolulk_isoralla.jpg (12205 bytes) Both flanges and 1 grinder, ready-to-use. Special protection against flying chips. Comes with a horn and six-sided key. Ergonomic, right or left handed curved handle to give more firm control of the device.

Comes as a combination. Guarantee in professional use 1/2 years, 1 year in amateur use.

240Volt.

Partly made by hand

NEW PRODUCT

Ville-shaping flange for the big grinder.

306,45 vuolulk_isoralla.jpg (12205 bytes) Effective in peeling and shaping the wood. Fits the grinder (230 mm) with the minimum strength of 1800 W. The size of the disc is 220 m with three replaceable special steel blades.

Made by hand

NEW PRODUCT

Pekka-carving flange for the big grinder

338,70 piil_iso_ralla.jpg (22140 bytes) Effective for carving separate logs, beams and boards. Fits the grinder (230 mm), which is 1800 W minimum. The size of the flange is 220 mm, with three replaceable special steel blades. Convex flange.

Partly made by hand

 

Spare blades for above

Straight, for the peeling disc

3 pcs set

Round, for the carving disc

 

52,42

70,97

isoralltera.jpg (12643 bytes) Blades are made of special steel, including e.g. wolfram

Made by hand

Accuracy rail + sled for the chains saw. 3 x 1,5 m sled and 3 pieces for fastening. 395,16 suuntohj.jpg (22098 bytes) For cutting a log straight, e.g. for making square logs, planks and evening out the log ends. Fit for the normal chainsaw.
Extra rail for above 92,74 Length 1500 mm Includes the sled and 1 piece for fastening.
Special flange and cutting chain  for the chain saw lowest 96,78 laippa.jpg (14524 bytes) 20 inch of professional use. Fit for a chainsaw over 50 cm3.

Sold only together with the accurancy rail + sled.
Tenon Cutters Power-kit no. 3 233,87/set (3 pcs) tenon_cutter.jpg (35384 bytes)

tenon-cutters.jpg (9856 bytes)tenon_38.jpg (16669 bytes)

 

For making rustique products from either peeled or non-peeled wood.

Blade set, 3 blades 5/8", 3/4", 1".

Create natural, beautiful furniture for your cabin with the Tenon Cutter!

Tenon Cutters Power-kit no. 5 399,19/set (5 pcs) tenon_cutter.jpg (35384 bytes) Blade set, 5 blades 5/8", 3/4", 1", 1-1/2" and 2"
Tenon Cutters Power-kit no. 6 459,68/set (6 pcs) tenon_cutter.jpg (35384 bytes) Blade set, 6 blades   3/4", 1", 1-1/4",  1-1/2", 1-3/4" and 2"
Tenon Power Cutter blade 38,1 mm (1½ ")

88,71 /pcs

             tenon_1_cut.jpg (1724 bytes) A single blade: you can make e.g. a rail for stairs or table legs.
Tenon Power Cutter blade 50,8mm (2")

96,77 /pcs

             tenon_1_cut.jpg (1724 bytes) A single blade: you can make e.g. a rail for stairs or table legs.
Spare blade for Tenon Power Cutter

18,55 /pcs

         tenon_ter_rumpu.jpg (19311 bytes) Includes a spare blade, which is attached to the side of the hull.
Sharpening kit for Tenon Power Cutter 16,94/set tenon_carbide_pap.jpg (35463 bytes) The sharpening kit includes a sharpening cylinder + 6 pcs of carbine wheel.
Tenon Cutters Mini-set no. 5 169,35/set tenon_ mini.jpg (40645 bytes) Mini set , 5 blades 1/4", 5/16", 3/8", 7/16" and 1/2"
NEW PRODUCT

A lock for a traditional door

See for other smith made mountings

201,61/pcs       lukko2.jpg (7616 bytes)  

A sturdy iron lock which is attached to the inside of the door. Functional both right or left handed. Comes with two 135 mm decorative keys. The decorative key hole mounting comes to the outside of the door. Smith made nails and attachment screw included. Fit for a sauna, a guest house or a storage. The lid can be opened to oil the mechanism.

Made by hand

Name Price in euro, 0% tax. Image Description

Minimum order/delivery 500,00 euros.

Orders and inquiries by phone (+358 500 - 546 082)  or by email kauppa at hirspek.fi  

Chisels without the wooden handles unless otherwise noted. Prices without tax (0% in Finland).

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