To make this instrucable you only need simple hand tools that most of you already have. You need a hammer, a saw, a file, a vice, an ax and a knife. I also use a froe and a metal ruler that is nice to have but you can do with out them.
If you don't have a froe use a big knife or a ax to split the wood. And as a substituted for a metal ruler use the backside of a saw.