what happens when you hold a tool - your fingers form an intimate bond between you and the tool. It is a marriage of intellect and an inanimate object. Suddenly the tool becomes alive and performs...
R.J. DeCristoforo - Handtool Handbook for Woodworking (USA 1977)
Membership of the HTPAA offers those interested in traditional hand tools and techniques a range of benefits:
You can read the Rules of the Association then complete our online membership application below or if you prefer you can download the application form. If you download the form, you need to print it, complete and sign it, then scan and email it to or mail the printed copy to: Membership Secretary, HTPAA, PO Box 4021, McKINNON VIC 3204.