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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.
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.
Tony Turley has let me have the latest Amberley newsletter which you can find here: Amberley Group Autumn Newsletter
Don't miss the next "Tools & Chat" (see details in Events http://taths.org.uk/events/future-events/213-amberley-tools-and-chat-sunday-6th-november) and the Christmas lunch on Wedensday 7th December.
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".
Brian Read's round up of the latest TATHS exchange journals can now be found in Members' News on the Members' Site. If you haven't already done so, just register your email to get access.
Good news and a little bit of admin.
After a bit of extra work that nobody wanted, the popular Members-Only section of the site is back online. Hooray!
In it, we put documents about the conduct of the society, the list of members, and a selection of really useful and interesting historic publications for free download. To get to it, you need to be
Registration is as easy as we can make it - you just need your usual name, a username (nickname), an email address and a password of your own choice.