A Conversation with Fay Butler, Metal Shaper

A Conversation with Fay Butler, Metal Shaper I recently had the pleasure of interviewing world-renowned metal shaper Fay Butler, who lives and works in Hardwick, a small town in Central Massachusetts. Oddly enough, I met him in an ice cream booth at the Hardwick Community Fair, America’s oldest fair. Fay is the President [...]

By |2018-11-08T13:28:48+00:00November 8th, 2018|Spotlights|0 Comments

The Farm-to-Brewery Evolution of Carter & Stevens Farm

The Farm-to-Brewery Evolution of Carter & Stevens Farm The iconic, 10,000-pound stone cow sculpture, in front of the Stone Cow Brewery at Carter & Stevens Farm in Barre, Mass. After Phil Stevens’ barn in Barre, Mass. burned down, a neighboring farmer offered him his own 1830’s post-and-beam style barn. [...]

By |2018-09-25T16:21:40+00:00September 25th, 2018|Spotlights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Tools You Won’t be Sorry to Own or Give

10 Tools You Won't be Sorry to Own or Give As an owner of Garrett Wade I’m lucky to have access to all the tools we carry. Honestly I’m spoiled to be able to bring almost any tool home for a test drive. Many of them –especially gardening tools - [...]

By |2018-05-03T14:51:03+00:00December 6th, 2017|Spotlights|0 Comments

Weather Instruments

Weather Instruments Humans throughout history have had to reckon with patterns and forces of nature beyond their control. Hunting, farming, traveling, and building are all dependent on the right conditions; as a result, the ability to assess and predict the weather has always been essential. Successive generations of early humans learned how to [...]

By |2018-05-14T15:49:17+00:00August 16th, 2017|Spotlights|0 Comments

Product Spotlight: The Brass Capsule Multi-Tool

Product Spotlight: The Brass Capsule Multi-Tool Of all the new tools we've launched this year, the capsule multi tool is the most exciting. Like most of our other tools, we’ve taken an old and obscure design, and modernized it to be useful again. It was fun to develop and [...]

By |2018-05-04T13:51:47+00:00July 13th, 2017|Spotlights|1 Comment