Jul 10, 2024

Celebrating Craftsmanship

The Legacy of Harry Gerstner and the Makers Ultimate Challenge In the heart of every maker lies a spirit of innovation and a passion for craftsmanship. This sentiment resonates deeply with Gerstner, a company whose origins trace back to its founder,

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Jun 25, 2024

Returning to the Workbench

...and bring Your Gerstner Tool Chest.

In an era where technology often overshadows the tangible, the Makers Movement is reviving the art of hands-on creation, inspiring a new generation of engineers and entrepreneurs. This grassroots community of artisans, inventors, and DIY

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Jun 10, 2024

Too Pretty for the Shopfloor?

For over a century, H. Gerstner & Sons has heard the phrase, "Too Pretty for the Shopfloor." But those who own a Gerstner chest know our reputation for quality and craftsmanship is no accident. Our legacy is built on creating

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May 20, 2024

Jeff Dunham puts Gerstner to the test.

This much enjoyed side-by-side comparison of Gerstner USA, International and a major retailer’s ‘inspired’ version, carried out by a familiar face. They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but there’s a better reason we don’t take offense when other

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May 10, 2024

What’s a tool really worth?

Your best tools shouldn’t weigh you down. The tool chests we make for workshops around the USA come from our own historic factory, a workshop usually teeming with activity. A workshop we have to keep well-organized so we can stay at

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History: Harry Gerstner with the Gerstner & Sons factory building
May 01, 2024

The History of H. Gerstner & Sons, Inc.


The History of an American Legend

1884 was a very important year for H. Gerstner & Sons. It was the year company founder Harry Gerstner was born. Some other very notable and interesting events were taking place around the country at

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