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Hand Tool Preservation
Association of Australia Inc

Videos

Videos of interesting activities.

Blogs

Australian Portable Power Tools Blog by Berto Pandolfo.

Clubs

The Hand Tool Preservation Society of WA
Missouri Valley Wrench Club
New Zealand Vintage Tool Collectors Club
The Traditional Tools Group (TTTG) - NSW, Australia
Victorian Woodworkers' Association (VWA) - Vic, Australia.
South West Tool Collector Association - USA
Mid-West Tool Collectors Association - USA
Early American Industries Association - USA
Tools And Trades History Society (TATHS) -UK

Museums/Collections

Australian Military Knives & Machetes (includes Australian makers)
Koppio Smithy Museum (towards Port Lincoln SA) - National Trust
Museum of Woodworking Tools
Davistown Museum (USA)
The Hawley Collection - University of Sheffield (UK)
House of Tools Museum in Troyes (France) - 7,000 tools, 25,000 books

Member Websites

Peter McBride's Jewellery and Antique Tools website
David Lynch's Record Handplanes website
George Radion's Spanners / Wrenches, Cast Iron & Ephemera
Vesper Tools

Makers

Handplane Central - Cameron Miller's website devoted to all things Planes, including info on making them.
Record Planes - Cameron Miller's other website devoted to Record Planes and Spokeshaves.

Rust Removal

ESPRIT Rust Remover The FIRST chelant-based rust remover with metal cleaner added for a one step process
Electrolytic Rust Removal practical aspects of the electrolytic method of rust removal

Dealers

 The Tool Exchange
Old Tools & Collectables (UK)
Hans Brunner (Qld)
The Wood Works Book & Tool Co. (Sydney, Australia)
Rose Tools Scanned Catalog Archives (lots of info on American makers)
Old Woodworking Tools
Union Hill Antique Tools
Tools 'n Rules
Martin J Donnelly
Great Expectations Antiques
Inchmartine Bazaar (UK)
The Superior Works - old and new tools, Patrick's Blood and Gore (USA).

Auctions

eBay Australia
eBay USA
David Stanley Auctions, UK
Tool Shop Auctions (Tony Murland), UK

Reference Books

Astragal Press (Publisher of books on antique tools, early trades and early technology)
History of Old Time Farm Implement Companies (and the Wrenches they issued. (The Definitive Farm Wrench Reference Books Volume I & II by PT Rathbone)

Other

Collecting Vintage Snap-on and Blue Point Tools- USA
Making Jim Beam Whiskey Barrels- USA
Millers Falls - everything you wanted to know about MF tools- USA
Don Haury's Wrenching News website- USA
Australian Antique and Collectable Fishing Reels - Australia
OzFairs - Australia
Disston Saw Reference- History and models of Disston handsaws by Erik von Sneidern(USA)
Electronic Neanderthal Woodworking Lore
H.N.T. Gordon Planes
Knight Tool Works

Chat / Forums

Woodworker Australia's Bulletin Board

Next Tool Sale

The next Tool Sale is on Sunday 12th November 2017 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at St Anthony's Parish Hall 164-168 Neerim Rd (corner Neerim & Grange Rds), Carnegie
Melway Ref. 68 F4 or see the map here. For more information see the Tool Sale page.

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