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.
Early American Industries Association . Lots of links under "Odds and Ends".
Ohio Tool Collectors Association Ohio's organization of Tool Collectors, Historians, Craftspeople, Educators, Preservationists.
PATINA The Potomac Antique Tools and Industries Association
David Stanley - England
Fine Tool Journal - Absentee Auctions
Live Free or Die Auctions (A division of Martin J. Donnelly Antique Tools)
Tool Shed - Comes with membership in CRAFTS
Chronicle - Comes with membership in EAIA
Gristmill - Comes with membership in Mid-West
Fine Tool Journal - By subscription at finetoolj.com
Books for Sale
EAIA Book Sales
FISHER - NORRIS ANVIL MUSEUM
United States Patent Office- and a link to their search tool-Patent Full-Text and Full-Page Image Databases
The DATAMP project is a cooperative effort of the OldWWMachines and OldTools mailing lists. It is intended to be a clearinghouse for information on antique tool and woodworking machine patents, allowing collectors of these tools to easily find information about the history of tools and trades.
Electronic Neanderthal - One of the earliest sources of information about tools. Still useful, but is out of date.
Home of Miller's Patent
Scientific American Online 1845-1859