We Want Your Unwanted Tools And Equipment

Donate Tools

We are accepting tool donations at our workshop in Chesham on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4pm.

Please check exceptions to our list of accepted items to ensure that your donations comply and we also ask that any mechanical items are in good working order and display a CE mark.

On arrival at our workshop please direct your donations to the side entrance of the white building through a set of metal gates where volunteers will be on hand to assist you.

List of Accepted Items

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  • Carpentry
  • Woodworking machinery
     – Saws
     – Lathes
     – Routers
     – Planers
  • Green woodworking
     – Adzes
     – Draw knives
     – Forks
  • Plumbing
  • Motor Mechanics
  • Masonry & Bricklaying
  • Electrical
  • Cobblers
  • Leatherwork
  • Upholstery
  • Metalwork & Engineering machines
  • Blacksmithing
  • Drilling & Milling machines
  • Welding (MIG & Arc)
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All makes and models;

  • Vintage & Antique
  • Manual
  • Treadles
  • Overlockers
  • Industrials
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Everything for sewing;

  • Fabric
  • Leather
  • Reels of thread
  • Scissors
  • Pins & Needles
  • Ribbon & lace
  • Elastic
  • Zips
  • Buttons
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All makes;

  • Electric
  • Manual
  • Label accessories as part of machine, e.g. box 1 of 3 etc.
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  • Hand knitting wool
  • Cones for knitting machines
  • Knitting needles
  • Patterns
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  • Tools (undamaged and without woodworm)
     – Spades
     – Shovels
     – Forks
     – Shears
     – Hand Trowels & Forks
     – Long-handled Hoes
  • Electric garden tools (in working order with a CE Mark)
     – Lawnmowers
     – Strimmers
  • Petrol Equipment
     – Lawnmowers
     – Hedge Trimmers
     – Strimmers
     – Chainsaws
  • Watering Cans & Hosepipes
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  • PPE (in original sealed packaging)
  • Ironmongery (without rust)
     – Screws, Nails, Bolts, Hinges, Locks
  • Solder & Flux
  • Electric Irons (pressing)

List of Not Accepted Items

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  • Asbestos
  • Liquids or chemicals 
  • Gas cylinders
  • Paint and/or Vanish of any kind
  • Woodcare/treatment
  • Glue/Sealants/Fillers
  • Sharp knives
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  • PPE (not in original sealed packaging)
  • Hard Hats
  • Racking
  • Hardcore and/or Rubble
  • Ladders (wood or metal)
  • Step Ladders (wood or metal)
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  • Patio Heaters
  • Horticultural tools with woodworm
  • Electrical Horticultural items (faulty or broken)
  • Decking & Trellis
  • Spray Bottles
  • Electric Chainsaws
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  • Home Furniture
     – Doors & Windows
     – Radiators & Electric Heaters
     – Brooms
     – Rotary Clothes lines
     – Outdoor Lighting & Light Bulbs
  • Kitchen & Bathroom
     – Cabinets & units
     – Hand Basins & Sinks
     – Electrical Shower units
  • Flooring
     – Wood & Vinyl
     – Ceramic Tiles
  • Furnishings
     – Bed Linen
     – Pillows
     – Wallpaper
     – Curtains
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  • Fridges
  • Freezers
  • Cookers
  • Microwaves
  • Washing machines
  • Dryers
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Air conditioners
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  • Televisions
  • DVD/VHS/Blu-ray players
  • Stereos/CD players
  • Wi-Fi equipment
  • Cable boxes
  • Computers equipment
  • Word Processors
  • Printers
  • Tape Recorders
  • Mobile devices
  • CRT or LCD monitors
  • Shredders
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  • Animal furs
  • Car roof racks
  • Bicycles (push or electrical exercise)
  • Typewriters (electrical or manual)