Hey everyone, I am just starting to get the gear I need for knife making. I plan on doing most of the work by hand, as long as my hands and body let me. (I suffer from moderately-severe rheumatoid arthritis) Now, there is a bit more of a dilemma on my end also, and that is my budget haha. I have slowly been acquiring the hand tools I need to get started, and I have a bunch of wood that I can make a filing jig out of, and a nice, high workbench (Because I am 6"4, and can't hunch over, so it will be built to me, and me only lol) Now being on disability, and having 3 kids, it takes me a serious amount of time to get any cash scraped together, but it is possible I just wanted to put it out there that I am in the market for more tools, right now, so I thought I would drop a small list here, and see if anyone knows of anything I am looking for, or can at least point me in the right direction I try to peruse kijiji daily, and I know a guy who does get some stuff in from time to time when it comes to hand tools, and have found some brand new files from him that are at least 30+ years old, and we all know the quality of today's tools is no match for the oldies! Currently, I am looking for a cheap, but reasonable vise to bolt to my bench. I am also looking for fire bricks, but can't seem to find anywhere that sells them in Winnipeg. Can I find them at Home Depot, or Rona? Are there any go to suppliers for steel in Canada? I have checked a few places locally, but the prices seem a bit atrocious, compared to online, even if I were to have it shipped from the US, I'd still come out ahead. Has anyone ever put together a beginners hand tools list somewhere? I will do some more searching to see. I should also note that I am pretty handy when it comes to making aids, like jigs or other little do-hickies. It's just a matter of finding the materials at the metal recyclers, or where ever. Thanks in advance everyone!