More information about Mayhew


Mayhew Tools™ has been manufacturing Punches and Chisels in the Western Massachusetts town of Shelburne Falls since 1856. As the oldest punch and chisel manufacturer in the United States, Mayhew Tools™ has grown from a small tool house to the leader of the industry.

This photo shows the original Mayhew plant, located on the banks of the Deerfield River.

Over time our product line has grown to include an assortment of Wrecking Prying Bars, Masonry Tools, Handguarded Tools, Screwdriver Pry Bars, Brass Punches, Pilot® Punches, Nail Sets, Carbon Scrapers, Hollow Punches and Hook & Pick Sets. Our current manufacturing facility is located in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts. As we celebrate 150 years in business, our passion for manufacturing quality hand tools continues. In January of 2002 we moved to our new facility in Turners Falls, Massachusetts. This new facility houses our corporate offices and a 25,000 square foot warehouse. Along with shipping and receiving functions, the warehouse is also responsible for final tool assembly and product packaging.


Mayhew Tools Warranty

For over 150 years, Mayhew Tools has been manufacturing quality hand tools. The use of S-Series and 6150 alloy steel, precision heat treating, and advanced techniques result in products of long life, durability and toughness. Therefore, any product manufactured by Mayhew Tools with the Lifetime Warranty Star Seal which fails to render service due to defect in workmanship or materials will be replaced at no charge. This warranty does not apply to any products, which have been misused, abused, or altered in any way, or worn from use. Mayhew Tools makes no other warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to the tools or their suitability for specific applications, nor does Mayhew Tools assume or authorize any person to assume for it, any other warranty expressed or implied.

Hose Clamp Pliers

Warranty on all hose clamp pliers extends to the plier portion only.

Safety Information

Always wear safety goggles when working with hand tools. When striking a tool, use a hammer with a head slightly larger than the struck face of the tool. Avoid glancing hammer blows. Chisels and punches will perform effectively only when used on materials softer than the hardened cutting or point end of the tool.


Mayhew Tools is an active member of the following respected industry associations:


Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA)


Industrial Supply Association (ISA)


Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA)


Hand Tools Institute (HTI)