Event Rentals Now Available

We’re happy to announce the available of event rentals at the HTL. We’re building a collection of useful event items available at low daily rates. Check out the collection here, or swing by the shop.

Tool Inventory List

We’ve got well over 12,000 tools, and have just about everything you’d need. The list below gives an overview of our most popular tools. Come by the shop at 575 King Street East to see the full collection.

Power Tools

  • Corded & cordless drills (hammer drills, impact drivers, drywall drills)
  • Saws: mitre, table, scroll, radial arm, band, skill, reciprocating/sawzall, jig, flush cut
  • Pneumatic brad nail guns & framing guns
  • Air compressors
  • Jackhammer
  • Ramset gun
  • Heat guns, glue guns, soldering irons & engraver
  • Routers, router table, router lettering guide & duplicator
  • Sanders: belt, palm, random orbit, disc
  • Electric hand planers
  • Biscuit cutters
  • Wet tile saws, tile scorers, tile splitters
  • Rotary tools & accessories

Automotive Tools

  • Grease guns
  • Work lights (cigarette lighter power source)
  • Jumper cables
  • 1/2″ Impact wrench
  • Jacks & jack stands
  • Trailer hitches
  • Torque wrenches
  • Socket sets up to 11/4
  • Wenches & pull chains
  • Spark plug gauge
  • Air compressor

Garden Tools

  • Lawn aerator
  • Rototiller
  • Chainsaws
  • Seed spreaders
  • Lawn mowers
  • Weed eaters
  • Leaf blowers/vacuums
  • Spades, shovels, rakes & cultivators
  • Loppers, pruners, shears, & hedge trimmers
  • Hand trowels, spades, cultivators, weeders, etc.

Hand Tools

  • Screwdrivers, wrenches, socket sets, pliers & allen keys
  • Hand saws & mitre boxes
  • Drywall lift & jack posts
  • Clamps
  • Crow & pry bars
  • Stud finders
  • Drain snakes
  • Pipe cutters
  • Chalk lines
  • Paint scrapers
  • Trowels, floats & smoothers
  • Caulking guns, scrapers & smoothers
  • Carpet knee kick & cutter
  • Squares, levels & tape measures
  • Tool belts, knee pads, & safety straps
  • Chisels, rasps, & hand planes
  • Staple guns
  • Wire strippers
  • Riveters
  • Tap & die sets
  • Tin snips
  • Hammers & mallets
  • Workbenches


  • 12″ Thickness planer
  • 8″ Jointer
  • Metal and lathe
  • Bandsaws
  • Table saws
  • Scroll saws
  • Drill presses
  • Radial arm saw
  • Router table
  • Belt & disc sanders
  • Workbenches
  • Dust collection system & air filter

Bike Tools

We’ve got just about anything you’d ever need to fix up your bike including repair stands.

Studio Spaces Now Available!

We now have private studio spaces available for long-term rent. Prices range from $200-$300 per month, and come with 24/7 access to our makerspace, all 12,000+ tools in our tool library, internet access, and more.

Call 289-489-6498 or email for information.

Cargo Van Rental for $35/Day

Thanks to our friends at Enterprise, as well as our top online casino partners HTL members and volunteers can rent a cargo van for only $35/day, with unlimited kilometres! …This means your tool library membership nearly pays for itself if you rent just once.
With this deal you also get discounts on car, truck or cube van rentals. Ask us at the front desk for details.

Up to 40% discount at Sherwin Williams

Our pals at Sherwin Williams are offering up to 40% discount on most items sold in their stores for all HTL members and volunteers. Ask us at the front desk for details.

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Quick Facts

Thousands of tool rentals and regular free workshops

Annual memberships start at $40

No rental fees*

Discounts for students – Free rentals for low-income families

Support for youth, community and employment programs

Fully-stocked Makerspace and bike repair area

Real money in online casino

*Rental fees only apply to items with consumable parts (e.g. there is a $0.50 blade replacement charge when renting a reciprocating saw), and a handful of high-cost items)


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