"Like any collectible, it’s smart to buy what you like or what you will actually use," notes Lee Richmond, a veteran Antiques Roadshow expert and founder of The Best Things Corporation, specializing in fine woodworking tools. Woodworkers choose tools for their quality, craftsmanship, and functionality. Collectors who never intend to use an antique tool are more interested in the history, aesthetics and condition.
By LuAnn Brandsen
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