Busy Bee Tools, the largest woodworking and metalworking tool retailer in Canada, sells power tools, hand tools, air tools, clamps and dust collectors. The store, founded in 1976, additionally offers miscellaneous shop accessories such as blades, belts, castors, brushes and gloves as well as glue, lamps, lubricants and router bits.
Woodworking tools sold by Busy Bee Tools include sanders, planers, jointers, vises, and band and table saws. The metal working tools sold by the retailer include arbor presses, drill presses, grinders, welders and sheet metal machines. The retailer offers tools manufactured by brands such as Dremel, DeWalt, Bosch and Makita and includes corded and cordless drills, circular saws, mitre saws and routers.
The store offers hand tools such as chisels, hammers, screw drivers, wrenches and pliers, as well as cutting tools such as end mills, fly cutters and shaper cutters. Additionally, the store sells nailers, staplers, air compressors, paint sprayers and safety gear such as gloves, ear protection, masks and goggles.
The retailer features 10 locations in Canada including six stores in Ontario, two stores in Alberta and one store in British Columbia and Nova Scotia. The retailer's website, BusyBeeTools.com, features online ordering, an outlet center, clearance items and instructional videos.