Vintage hand Tool Extravaganza flyer

Time to make a note in your diary - the date of Saturday 15th October 2022 We are holding the 3rd Vintage Hand Tool 'Extravaganza', Once again, it will be held in the Village Hall at Carlton Scroop, NG32 3AR .......................................... Fuller details of which dealers will be in attendance, the craft and skills demonstrations that will take place, and the 'must see' private hand tool collections along with being able to meet and chat with their owners, are listed below, and will be regularly updated as they are confirmed. ......................................... Not forgetting, a very important aspect of this event, is the chance to catch up with old friends, or to make new contacts, all whilst enjoying a cuppa with a slice of home-made cake!

..........The Dealers...........

The Norfolk connection - David Burman selling diverse mix of tools and woodworking  treasures

Old Hand Tools - owned and run by Robert Leach, who usually has something special to offer the old tool collector

Brian Jackson, - the 'Norris Plane' man, a fount of knowledge of all things by Norris of London

Old Tool Mart - run by the 'other' Robert. With a wide selection of vintage tools for the user, or maybe  for display use

The French Selection - selling antique tools and rural objet d'art, all sourced in France

MAC Timbers - specialist supplier of wood blanks and boards for carvingand furniture makers

.............Craft & skills demonstrations............

As well as being able to look at, and buy tools, we  hope tyou will also enjoy the variety of  craft skill demonstrations taking place during the day. Lining up, awaiting confirmation for these and others:-

  • Wood carving
  •  Greenwood crafts
  • Traditional Book binding
  •  Woodturning
  • Artisan glass making and design

 

More details will be given out as the different  crafts people confirm,  that they will be with us, on the day!

....Hand Tool Collecting....

Private collections displaying some rare and unusual hand tools:-

Display of many rare and unusual hand tools, collected over the years by Andy Brown, known famously amongst the 'Rhykenologists' for his set of mother planes, used in making wooden moulding planes.

Richard Arnold with a selection of  his  18th Century  English wooden planes,  showcasing alongside hisl saws that are  hand-made by Shane Skelton in Yorkshire.

An outstanding selection of Chariot Planes curated and restored by Tim Smith.

More information

If you require any more details of the event, whether as a craftsperson wanting to show your craft and skills, or as a dealer looking to have a selling space, or just as a visitor wanting to know more about the 'Extravaganza',  please contact me at:     [email protected]

or tel:      07 58 68 30 148

Places to Stay nearby

The following places are our suggestions, If you are wanting somewhere local to stay over, when visiting the
                            'Vintage Hand Tool Extravaganza'
All accomodation is located within a few miles of our venue.

If you own a motor home or caravan and prefer to use that, then see the details in the list below, for Woodland Waters.

Brownlow Arms

Brownlow Arms
3-star hotel
Grantham Rd, Hough-on-the-Hill, Grantham NG32 2FQ
Tel 01400 250234
https://www.thebrownlowarms.com/

The Olde Barn Hotel

The Olde Barn Hotel
3-star hotel
Toll Bar Rd, Grantham NG32 2HT
01400 250909
https://theoldebarnhotel.co.uk/

The Hare and Hounds Fulbeck

The Hare and Hounds Fulbeck
The Green Rd, Fulbeck, Grantham NG32 3JJ
01400 273322
https://hareandhoundsfulbeck.com/

Woodland Waters

Woodland Waters Ltd
Willoughby Rd, Ancaster, Grantham NG32 3RT
01400 230888
https://woodlandwaters.co.uk/

Belton Woods Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

Belton Woods Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
4-star hotel
Gonerby Grange Ln, Belton, Grantham NG32 2LN
01476 593200
https://www.beltonwoods.co.uk/

Allington Manor

Allington Manor
3-star hotel
Old Manor House, Bottesford Rd, Allington, Grantham NG32 2DH
01400 282574
https://www.allingtonmanor.co.uk/

The Angel and Royal Hotel

The Angel and Royal Hotel
3-star hotel
4-5 High St, Grantham NG31 6PN
01476 565816
https://www.angelandroyal.co.uk/

Premier Inn Grantham

Premier Inn Grantham
3-star hotel
Junction, A1/607, Harlaxton Rd, Grantham NG31 7JT
0333 003 1684
https://www.premierinn.com

Travelodge Grantham A1

Travelodge Grantham A1
1-star hotel
Moto Service Area Grantham North, Maidstone Rd, A1 Gonerby Moor, Grantham NG32 2AB
0871 984 6077
https://www.travelodge.co.uk/