Feb 25

I will buy your woodworking tools

Welcome to Hackney Tools, based in the east end of London in the UK.
If you would like to SELL some old woodworking tools, email me on mail@hackneytools.com, or you can call me on 07946 497504. I buy good quality woodworking hand tools and I’m particularly interested in hand tools from Stanley, Lie Nielsen, Mathieson, Norris, Preston, Spiers, Addis, Record, Millers Falls, Holland, Slater, G.Miller and Holzapfell.
I’m afraid I cannot buy large machines, due to lack of storage space. 🙁

May 14

Distinctive Norris A7

As readers of this blog will know, I do trade in collectable woodworking tools, but I don’t often get round to keeping many of them myself. I see little point in keeping tools on a shelf, when they could be being used in a workshop and appreciated in use, rather than for purely aesthetic reasons. …

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Feb 21

Info on coach making tools?

This beautiful coachmakers plough plane went past my limit last week on a well-known auction site. I should have gone higher, but a limit is a limit. It’s a stunning tool with a fence that will work around curves, such as a coachmaker might require. I have had so many coachmaker-related tools of this kind …

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Jan 07

Marples ‘Shamrock’ Tool Cabinet

This little Marples cabinet is offered for sale from Michael French. Please get in touch with Michael by emailing him with this link if you would like to ask any questions or talk prices.

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Dec 22

Get Andy turning again!

If you use Twitter, you may already have seen the awful outcome of an electrical fire at the workshop of @AndyWoodturner, (Andy Coates). The pictures below show some of the damage sustained on the 20th December. Andy is a highly regarded craftsman and also …

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Dec 12

Moseley & Simpson?

One of the most-read posts on Hackney Tools is about the life of tool maker John Moseley. A reader of the blog got in touch recently about a pair of mortice chisels he had been given and the name stamp in ‘Moseley & Simpson’. I wondered if anyone might know more about this …

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