Scotland, Connecticut: D'Elia Antique Tool Museum

Personal collection of 1,500 woodworking planes, spanning 300 years. Your host: the collector, Mr. D'Elia.

Address:
21 Brook Rd, Scotland, CT
Directions:
Take CT-14 or CT-97 into town. Turn north just east of the church onto Brook Rd. Drive a quarter-mile, then turn left at the sign for the library. The museum is connected to the library.
Hours:
July-Aug. 10-3, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
860-423-2016
Admission:
Free
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Wood Plane Museum.

D'Elia Antique Tool Museum

1,500 woodworking planes, spanning 300 years, plus a few other odds and ends. We thought it would be a goof. Turns out Mr. D'Elia is the guide. He is knowledgeable and passionate about wood planes and makes it into a worthwhile experience. If he likes you, he will give you a copy of the book he wrote about -- what else -- wood planes.

[Bill La Civita, 07/27/2018]

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