NFR Ideas on how to sell tools?

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  1. Mark Yoshida

    Mark Yoshida Active Member

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    My uncle passed away this year. My aunt wants to sell his tools. Does not want to sell individual pieces as she does not to do the garage sale thing. Does not want a bunch of people coming to her home.
    If I had the room, it would all come to my house.

    Although used tools he kept them in good shape. Multiple drills, saws and tools both power and hand.
    He has a tool box that is 5' high with multiple draws filled with handtools. Table saw, planer, drill press, routers to grinders.
    Any suggestions on who or what kind of company might be interested in buying the whole lot?
    Thanks
     
  2. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    You might consider contacting a local Vo-Tech school perhaps?
     
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    _WW_ Geriatric Skagit Swinger

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    Contact someone who does estate sales or an auction house.
     
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    http://murphyauction.com/

    http://www.ehliauctions.com/

    If you haul it all down to either auctioneer, they'll take care of everything else, and cut you a check when everything is sold. Unless it's some obscure tool, most small tools sell for more than I see them go for on Craigslist.
     
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  5. Mark Yoshida

    Mark Yoshida Active Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions. Will check them all out.
     
  6. Robert Engleheart

    Robert Engleheart Robert

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    Wish I were closer, I love that kind of stuff.
     
  7. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

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    I really could use a lot of that :)