Online Resources of Interest To Tool Collectors

A large number of web sites supply information on antique tool collecting, identification and use. The following list is not intended to be all-inclusive but simply to provide a starting point for your search. If you know of a site that should be listed here please email the site administrator.
 
ORGANIZATIONS
United States
PATINA The Potomac Antique Tools and Industries Association
PAST Tool Collectors (formerly Preserving Arts and Skills of the Trades)
 
International
  
TOOL AUCTIONS
Brown Tool Auctions (The Fine Tool Journal LLC)
David Stanley (England)
  
TOOL PUBLICATIONS
Periodicals
The Tool Shed (comes with membership in CRAFTS)
The Chronicle and Shavings (come with membership in EAIA)
The Gristmill (comes with membership in Mid-West Tool Collectors Association)
The Fine Tool Journal (by subscription)
 
Books
Astragal Press (acquired by Rowman & Littlefield)
 
MUSEUMS
Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, VA)
Davistown Museum (Liberty, ME)
Edison Museum (West Orange, NJ)
Mercer Museum (Doylestown, PA)
Mystic Seaport (Mystic, CT)
Old Bedford Museum (Bedford, PA)
Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge, MA)
Shelburne Museum (Shelburne, VT)
Smithsonian (Washington, D.C. and New York, NY)
Speedwell Iron Works (Morristown, NJ)
Bahr's Mill (website is not accessible)
 
INTERESTING SITES 
Electronic Neanderthal - One of the earliest sources of information about tools. Still useful, but is out of date.
Millers Falls Home Page (oldtoolheaven.com)
Stanley Black and Decker (corporate site)
Red Rose Reproductions - Traditional Woodworking Tools & Molding Planes
Old Street Tool, Inc. (formerly Clark & Williams) - Planemaker
 
ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE TOOL SELLERS
NH Plane Parts (and The Vintage Tool Shoppe)
The Tool Exchange (Australia)
 
WOODWORKING & OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
 
SCHOOLS & MISCELLANEOUS