Videos of Interest To Tool Collectors and CRAFTS Members
Collected below are links to videos hosted on YouTube that are of special interest to folks who collect and use traditional, historic and special tools. Click the image to launch a video (new browser window will open). If you know of additional videos worthy of inclusion here, please send us an
Stewart May's Antique Tool Collection. Recorded by Bob Amarant and shared on August 24, 2023 (41 min.)
Annual CRAFTS Antique Tool Auction in Oldwick, NJ. Recorded by Bob Amarant and shared on April 15, 2023 (31 min.)
How To Restore a Wooden Handplane. Demonstrated by Joshua A. Klein on the Mortise & Tenon Magazine channel. Shared on July 13, 2022 (33 min.)
Annual CRAFTS Antique Tool Auction in Oldwick, NJ. Recorded by Bob Amarant and shared on May 1, 2022 (28 min.)
Restoring a Stanley Handplane. Demonstrated by Bob Garay and recorded by Bob Amarant. Shared on February 2, 2022 (1 hr 4 min.)
How To Restore and Sharpen a Handsaw. Demonstrated by Bob Garay and recorded by Bob Amarant. Shared on December 18, 2021 (1 hr 19 min.)
CRAFTS Picnic at Camp Tecumseh: browsing the tools for sale, checking out the educational exhibits. Shared by CRAFTS member Bob Amarant, September 12, 2021 (16 min.)
Demonstration of a Stanley 45 Combination Plane by Bob Garay. Shared by CRAFTS member Bob Amarant, June 24, 2021 (40 min.)
Railroad Spike Fireplace Poker Project by CRAFTS member Bill Barrett, shared by Bob Amarant, March 9, 2021 (18 min.)
Tour of CRAFTS member Bob Garay's Antique Tools Shop at The Mr. Sawdust School of Professional Woodworking, shared by Bob Amarant, Nov. 12, 2020 (43 min.)
Tour of CRAFTS member Ivan Raupp's Blacksmithing Shop, shared by CRAFTS member Bob Amarant, September 23, 2020 (21 min.)
"My Dad's Anvil Collection" shared by CRAFTS member Josh Kavett's daughter Karen, August 13, 2020 (8 min.)
Video libraries compiled on other websites of interest (more to come):
Museum of Our Industrial Heritage Film Library includes scenes from the Millers Falls factory in the 1940s.
YouTube channels of interest (more to come):
Hand Tool Rescue (Saskatoon, SK, Canada) many videos about restoring old hand tools and machines.
Thomas Flinn & Co. (Sheffield, England) a few videos about modern methods of manufacturing traditional hand tools: Clifton Planes and PAX saws.