Hand Tool Preservation
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Member Benefits

Membership of the HTPAA offers those interested in traditional hand tools and techniques a range of benefits:

  • Copies of the full colour quarterly journal - "The Tool Chest"
  • Copies of the quarterly newsletter - "The Sharp Edge"
  • Copies of the quarterly newsletter "Spanner & Wrench Collector"
  • Reprints of selected past trade catalogues
  • Regular meetings and demonstrations
  • Opportunity to work on Thomas Caine and HTPAA Tool Collections
  • Tool sales at a dedicated venue 3 times a year and the opportunity to buy and sell tools during intervals at General Meetings 6 times a year
  • Extensive library of catalogues and technical books
  • Free advertising of tools for sale, wanted or swap in "The Sharp Edge"
  • Technical advice on tool restoration & preservation of artefacts
  • Biennial Tool & Trade Conference
  • Opportunity to participate/demonstrate at various public functions
  • Visits by world-renowned tool collecting specialists and authors
  • Contacts with Australian and overseas tool collectors
  • Periodic social functions, usually in a unique setting in an historical context.

Membership Application

You can complete our online membership application below or if you prefer you can download the application form. If you download the form, you need to print it, complete and sign it, then scan and email it to or mail the printed copy to: Membership Secretary, HTPAA, PO Box 4021, McKINNON VIC 3204.

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Your Interests


Membership Contact List

An updated Membership Contact List is distributed to all HTPAA members with the November issue of The Tool Chest. The information published will be your name, 3 tool interests, suburb/town, phone number and email address. If you DO NOT agree to have your details included please select 'No Details to be included' below:

Name 3 specific tool interests that you would like included in the Membership Contact List (e.g. crosscut saws, sailmaking, Turner planes):


Want to Get Involved?


Please pay the appropriate membership payment by direct debit to BSB: 063-142 A/c No. 1007 7921 and include your name as the reference once you successfully submit this form. (Note that all overseas memberships require payment in Australian dollars.)

Once the payment has been confirmed, we will complete processing of your membership application.


Next Tool Sale

The next Tool Sale is on Sunday 17th March 2019 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at St Anthony's Parish Hall 164-168 Neerim Rd (corner Neerim & Grange Rds), Caulfield East
Melway Ref. 68 F4 or see the map here. For more information see the Tool Sale page.

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