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The Tools and Trades History Society is an educational charity, whose aim is to further the knowledge and understanding of hand tools and the trades in which they were used.
ANNUAL CONFERENCE and A.G.M. 2017
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd April 2017
Our annual conference in 2017 will be held in and around Worcester. The venue is the Bank House Hotel, Bransford, Worcester WR6 5JD.
There will be the usual time for tools and chat with members, plus several good lectures. Also the ever popular Tool Auction and Conference Dinner.
The provisional programme can be found here: 2017 Conference provisional programme
To register your interest (without commitment) and to obtain a booking form, please fill in this form and return it to Steve Dowling by the end of January 2017. 2017 Conference request for further details
The Radstock Museum has asked me, representing TATHS, to mount an exhibition of tools, featuring twelve of the trades that were carried out in the Radstock, Midsomer Norton and Bath area.
For a short period only, we are offering the chance to purchase three of our publications at bargain prices. These books would make excellent presents to yourself or someone else.
Museum of English Rural Life – Grand Opening
I was privileged to be invited to theThe Grand Opening of the newly refurbished museum on 18 October 2016.
An amusing piece of satirical writing which Brian Read discovered in The Illustrated Carpenter & Builder for 1891. It explains many things about my present house!
Mike Hendrickson is well known to many of us for his stimulating series of books on the art of making wooden wheels. Mike has very kindly donated two of his recent books to the TATHS library: Wooden Hub Wheels” and ” Wood Bending".