Suggested Links

Auctions & Consulting

Axes

J. Gibson boxwood plow plane Yesteryears Tools — Tom Lamond's site concentrates on ax markings and labels

Bit braces

A Collection of Bit Braces — a site on the development of the the metallic bit brace maintained by Sandy Moss

Chisels

Directories

Discussion groups

General

Geographic emphasis

Rhode Island Toolmakers — the title pretty much says it all, a nice site, with much info on early plane makers

Hand drills

George's Basement — features include type studies of the Millers Falls Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 5 hand drills.

Hand planes

Organizations

Publishing

Reprints

Saws

Screwdrivers

Spiral Screwdriver Patents — Cliff Fales' listing of spiral screwdriver patents from 1868 through 1931 includes digitized versions of his periodical articles.

Woodworking machinery

Old Wood-Working Machines — information on old woodworking machines, hand-powered and electronic

Wrenches

Wrenching News — an online newsletter for wrench collectors, a must if you want to keep up with events

Galoot pages