Links

Here are some links I’ve found useful to Tool Collector Organizations and other resources.

Link to MidWest Tool Collectors SiteAre you interested in old tools and tool collecting?  Want to learn more about tools and meet some great people who have the same interests?  Please take a minute to check out the Mid-West Tool Collectors Site

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Link to EAIA Website

The Early American Industries Association, Inc. preserves and presents historic trades, crafts, and tools and helps us understand their impact on our lives today.

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TheAstragal Press has an excellent assortment of books on antique tools, tool collecting, and use of tools in the various trades including woodworking.

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Martin J Donnelly Tools linkMartin J. Donnelly holds some of the finest tool auctions in the country, and I have bought a number of 18th century wooden planes from him over the years.  He also sells tools and related books at his site – check it out.

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TInternational Wood Collector's Society Websitehe International Wood Collector’s Society (IWCS) is a group of people focused on proper identification of wood from around the world.  While the group’s focus is more scientific, many of the members including myself are interested in obtaining exotic wood for use in small furniture and woodturnings.

Minuteman Training LLC provides firearm training, safety, and marksmanship for individuals and groups, provided by NRA Certified instructor Bob Burton in the SE Wisconsin area.