The tools we send to Africa have to meet stringent quality standards. Our guide to tool refurbishing tells you what standards we are looking for.
This guide also includes notes on kit box making which explain how to make the boxes that the tools go in.
Our refurbishing sheets offer advice on how to refurbish specific tools and these can be read in conjunction with the general refurbishing guide.
|Grinding and sharpening wood chisels and plane blades (810 kB)|
|Saws for woodworking (1060 kB)|
|Sharpening brace bits and twist drills (1755 kB)|
|Sharpening axes and hatchets (725 kB)|
|Sharpening knives (528 kB)|
|Sharpening scissors (362 kB)|
|Grinding screwdrivers (462 kB)|
|Hammers (805 kB)|
|Basic cleaning of saws, screwdrivers and trysquares|