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The Best Things
About Us

Lee Richmond, one of our founders, has been dealing in tools since shortly after he graduated from Swarthmore College in 1985. In 1997 he joined with another entrepeneur to found The Best Things Corp. While continuing to grow the traditional woodworking business that Lee founded, The Best Things also sells products in other categories, but always with the same goal of only offering the best.

Traditional woodworking tools and supplies are still the core business of The Best Things, and always will be, but we now offer power tools, as well as many other quality products that are unrelated to tools. Today Lee is one of the country's leading experts on antique cabinetmaking tools. Some of you will have seen Lee on the popular PBS series, The Antiques Roadshow, appraising antique tools as an expert on the show.