Membership of the HTPAA offers those interested in traditional hand tools and techniques a range of benefits:
- Copies of the full colour quarterly journal - "The Tool Chest"
- Copies of the quarterly newsletter - "The Sharp Edge"
- Copies of the quarterly newsletter "Spanner & Wrench Collector"
- Reprints of selected past trade catalogues
- Regular meetings and demonstrations
- Opportunity to work on Thomas Caine and HTPAA Tool Collections
- Tool sales at a dedicated venue 3 times a year and the opportunity to buy and sell tools during intervals at General Meetings 6 times a year
- Extensive library of catalogues and technical books
- Free advertising of tools for sale, wanted or swap in "The Sharp Edge"
- Technical advice on tool restoration & preservation of artefacts
- Biennial Tool & Trade Conference
- Opportunity to participate/demonstrate at various public functions
- Visits by world-renowned tool collecting specialists and authors
- Contacts with Australian and overseas tool collectors
- Periodic social functions, usually in a unique setting in an historical context.
View the membership application form below or download the application form directly here.