Best British made Tools

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It’s something we make and make well. With some of the best toolmakers in the world we still craft some of the finest. If you want your tool to last and are willing to pay for that quality and craftsmanship then here are a makers, brands and products for you.  

Footprint have been making hand tools in England since the 1760’s. They have a reputation for high quality alongside reliability and value for money. Their tools are appreciated by tradesman around the world. Product range includes, builders tools, decorating, woodworking and pipe wrenches. 

British Tools – Quality professional tools with a worldwide reputation for performance. King Dick offers a huge range of British made, high quality hand tools such as wrenches, socketry, tool sets and tethered tools

British made Plumbing Tools

British made Tools – Monument design and manufacture professional tools for heating, roofing and plumbing. Their products include spanners, pipe cutters, saws and pliers.  Monument sell through UK suppliers and many of their tools are available on Amazon

Best British Tools and Toolmakers

Crown Hand Tools are proudly made in Sheffield. Alongside their traditional woodworking and woodturning hand tools, they also have a range of decorating and builders tools available, including hammers, punches and chisels. 

British Gardening & Landscaping Tools

British made Tools – The Carter Shovel was invented for the rapidly increasing coal mining industry way back in 1870. They continue to make high quality British made hand and garden tools including spades, rakes, garden loppers and shears. They are proud to still be family owned and run. Website only supplies to trade but you can find a range of PDL Carters gardening and landscaping tools here. 

British Tools – Thomas Flynn have been crafting hand tools and saws since 1923. Their popular brands include Pax, Lynx Robert Dorchester Saws. Catering for all your woodworking needs, their range also includes hand and bench planes. Very high quality so expect to pay prices in line with that. 

William Whitney have been making scissors since 1760. Sharp , precise and a joy to use as you would expect with them coming from Sheffield. From Chef’s cleavers to gardeners pruners and classic pocket knives you can’t go wrong with these fine British made tools. 

J B Billhooks axes, Billhooks and slashes are forged using traditional blacksmithing techniques. The tools are crafted by hand with hammer for the professional and amateur user.    

Bee Gee Brushes a family owned business, have been been manufacturing a complete range of paint brushes for 30 years at their West Midlands based factory.  They also make Chalk painters and Make up Brushes. 

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