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American Made Tools

Your directory to the best made in the USA hand tools which, unlike many imports, still use high quality steel and craftsmanship.

  • – A wide variety of tools including wrenches, pliers, ratchet & sockets, drivers, cutters, etc.


Council Tool

  • – Axes, sledgehammers, shovels, prying & digging tools, firefighting tools, etc. I love their axes, and pulaskis and own a few. I also used and definitely abused their tools while firefighting. They’re top notch.


  • – A variety of their power tools are manufactured in the USA with globally sourced materials including drills, grinders, impact drivers, and reciprocating saws.

Eklind Tools Hex


Hardcore Hammers



  • – Multi-tools. I own a few leatherman tools and love them for what they are, a lighter duty yet incredibly versatile pocket tool.

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

  • – Professional woodworking tools like planes, saws, chisels, files, rasps, floats, froes, inlay tools, work benches, etc.


  • – A wide range of industrial tools including air tools, impact tools, driving, cutting, and torqueing tools.


  • – A wide variety of professional grade industrial and automative tools.

SK Hand Tool 

  • – A wide range of industrial tools including wrenches, driving tools, sockets, cutters, pliers, bits, hammers, chisels, punches, and other automotive tools.


  • www.stanleytools.comNote, most of their tools are imported. Stanley still has a few of their top end tools made in the USA including screwdrivers, squares, and measuring tapes. 

Vaughan Manufacturing

Wilde Tools

  • – A wide range of hand tools like pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, pry bars, punches, service tools, etc.


  • www.wrighttool.comA wide range of industrial tools including wrenches, ratchets, sockets, pliers, snips, scissors, hex keys, hammers, chisels, punches, clamps, etc.

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