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Custom built

Ok, so maybe 2×4’s and reclaimed shipping crates are not exactly what you might think about first when you hear “custom fixtures,” but hey, let’s not squabble over semantics! The new Tool Library location continues to take shape, with custom

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How I fixed the DeWalt Jigsaw

Well, first things first: I love the Philly Tool Library. It’s a brilliant idea. It’s the kind of thing that makes you want to stay in a neighborhood, because that’s what neighborhoods are all about — helping the guy or

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When are we open?

Monday - Thursday:
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Saturday: 9:00am to 3:00pm

Where are we?

1314 S. 47th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143

We are in a warehouse on the west side of S. 47th Street about 200 feet south of Woodland Avenue.

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Who are we?

The West Philly Tool Library loans tools to community members so they can perform simple home maintenance, tend their yards and gardens, build furniture, start projects, and learn new skills in a safe and affordable manner.