History of The Tool Exchange

The Tool Exchange was established in 1988 on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.

The Tool Exchange first started out as an exhibit, touring the different tool shows and swaps around Queensland each year.

Looking for a tool for a particular job?

You’re sure to find it in our huge catalogue of antique, woodworking, metalworking and hand tools.

The worlds largest secondhand tool store

Now the Tool Exchange website is the largest in the world for used and antique tools.

We carry every type of hand tool available from woodworking tools, metalwork tools and so much more.

Please note – we do not stock any power tools.

We sell our second hand and antique tools to more than 40 countries worldwide – our clients include museums, councils, movie studios, mechanics, carpenters, jewellers, handymen and women, plumbers, and government departments, the list goes on.

Premium tool brands

We sell the best quality brands on offer including:

Our collection also contains a huge range of rare and hard to find brands. All of our stock is kept on hand and ready to dispatch to our customers.

Antique tool exhibitions

The Tool Exchange now exhibits only at shows in Nashua, New Hampshire, the USA in April and September, and the Nambour Swap in Australia at the end of July each year.

New collections

New tools are added every day, so be sure to check back regularly. Take a look at our recent additions
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