Who We Are
My name is Sandy and I am a writer and tinkerer. My friend, Joyce, is a furniture maker and painter. We both started collecting tools when we were teenagers. We became friends in our early twenties, in part, because we felt like we found a kindred soul in another person who collects tools.
Joyce naturally uses tools to create her furniture. I use them for...uh, tinkering.
There is something organic and satisfying about having the right tool for the job.
There is something sculptural and artistic about a tool beyond its intended purpose.
Joyce and I have found that some of the best places to acquire tools is flea markets, yard sales and estate sales. Steam-punk themed sales often provide interesting finds.
We love collecting oddities. We love collecting tools just for their form and function.