Tools

Collectors' & Reference Sites

Jim Blower, Joiner
A magnificent photo collection of wooden planes from a 60-year career.
Museum of Woodworking Tools
This website has various online exhibits of old woodworking tools, and a wealth of information.
Rose Antique Tools
Website of a dedicated collector of tools and hardware catalogs, this site offers some antique tool information and hardware company history. Most of the information is on woodworking and small machinist's and mechanic's tools.
Union Hill Antique Tools
Web site dedicated to the use, preservation, and extension of antique tool knowledge. Here you will find many articles of interest if you like collecting antique tools. On this site, antique tools include any old tool that didn't require electricity and has some collectible tool value. Many of these old tools also are superior tools for use, due to a higher grade of materials used in days past and better construction techniques. On this site you will find articles about antique tools and treadle powered or foot powered machines, type studies, lists of tools for sale, and information on a tool collector's database and mailing list.

Dealers' Sites

Antique Tool Magic
Domestic and household tools and instruments from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries - antique nutcrackers, corkscrews, wax seals, penknives and other specialised metalware.
Antique Tools at Ruby Lane
Find antique tools in the leading online mall for antiques and collectibles.
Martin J. Donnelly Antique Tools
A wonderful resource for antique tools, with thousands of items listed. New lists every Tuesday and every Thurday. Book Gallery of 400+ titles.


Antique Tools on eBay




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