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Tools & Accessories - Hand - Working

Consider loaning or donating tools to your community.

Excited to start a DIY project but need to borrow a saw? Do you need a pair of loppers to trim your fruit trees? Several cities have tool lending libraries where residents can rent a variety of tools for 1-3 weeks at a time while participating in a circular and sharing economy. Alameda County Tool Libraries

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
SF Flea Market 1166 Shafter Ave San Francisco Reuse Buyback Mail-in
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Adventure Playground 160 University Ave
Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Saws, hammers
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sonoma 1201 Piner Road Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
The Plant Exchange 11144 Golf Links Rd
(Pop-up & Drop-off Locations Vary)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off remove any dead batteries
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Solano Napa 104 Commerce Court Fairfield Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Nextdoor Headquarters
420 Taylor St
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Concord 2080 Diamond Blvd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Richmond Flea Market 716 W Gertrude Ave Richmond Reuse Buyback Mail-in
REAP Center 2133 Tynan Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Urban Furniture & Urban Boutique (3241 Grand Ave.) 3237 Grand Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Small, working
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Santa Cruz 719 Swift Street Santa Cruz Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Make It Home (Walnut Creek) 1271 Boulevard Way Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Toolkits
Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Jose 1608 Las Plumas Ave. San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. Although donation pick-up is offered, it is not guaranteed.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Monterey Bay 4230 Gigling Rd Seaside Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Berkeley Flea Market 1937 Ashby Ave Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in

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