where to buy hand tools

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Gman2310, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. Gman2310

    Gman2310 LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 332

    I am looking for a place to buy hand tools (shovels, rakes and etc) online. Or does everyone just buy home depot and lowes stuff. Looking for decent prices.
     
  2. ToddH

    ToddH LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,192

    I will grab stuff from Lowes, HD or even Ewing.
     
  3. CowboysLawnCareDelaware

    CowboysLawnCareDelaware LawnSite Senior Member
    from DE
    Messages: 549

    I go to one of my local suppliers, they sell tools at a discount to contractors in the warehouse area. They also have the more heavy duty tools in the warehouse, that is beneath the main store. I get a regular fiberglass shovel for $9, wooden handle shovel is $10, good mulch rakes $20-25. They have one piece welded steel spades starting at $75 for a long handle.

    -Michael
     
  4. jlcrox2

    jlcrox2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    I've used Lowes and AMLeonard. IMO, if you want high quality that lasts, find someone who deals Wolverine tools. Their steel tools will take a beating and last a while, or forever if used right.
     
  5. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,974

    One of the best line of tools comes from w.w. Manufacturing Co. Inc. at 1-800-452-5547 I don't think you can buy from their web site but you can get catalog and then phone. I got a couple and the handles are steel. It is the kind of thing that will last a lifetime.
     
  6. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
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