Though I lean strongly towards using hand tools I do use power tools. The decision to use hand or power tools for a particular task depends on what will get the job done most accurately and effectively.
My bench is surrounded (or covered) with the hand tools I use most often. Chisels, scrapers, rasps, files and small planes are always within reach. A little farther away are the larger planes, clamps, drills, etc.
As for power tools, the one I keep closest and use most often is the vacuum cleaner. The shop vac is almost always by my side. It follows me around the shop. It knows what I am doing.
I’m starting to get scared…..
Maybe I should consider getting one of these: