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John Stortz & Son, Inc. is a fifth generation American family of toolmakers located in “Old City” Philadelphia. Our record of longevity is still based on a commitment to our customer’s needs and their satisfaction. Behind every “Stortz” tool, stands our pledge to offer you superior quality products, competitive pricing and prompt customer service. We manufacture and distribute roofing tools, masonry tools, paint scrapers, other scraping tools, cooperage tools, and gardening tools.

Our well known line of slate tools includes rippers, hammers, cutters, and stakes. As the sheet metal roofing industry continues to grow we supply a line of sheet metal tools that include soldering irons and accessories, snips, standing seam tools, and many tools for general bending purposes. Our masonry tools include our unique Washington Pattern brick hammers, multi-purpose wall scrapers and our full line of brick pointing tools. The exceptional wood handled paint scrapers are preferred by the tradesmen because of the superior blade sharpness, overall strength and durability.

NSA Conference In Ithaca, NY

NSA Conference In Ithaca, NY

Last week was the National Slate Conference in Ithaca, New York. The conference dates, 9/28-10/1, included: A Walking Tour of Cornell University Presentations by Ron Williams of OSHA, John Chan of Durable Slate, Gary Traver from the state of NY, Jeffrey Chusid, James...

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Soldering Technique – Stitching

Soldering Technique – Stitching

Soldering Step by Step Direction 1) Properly clean all surfaces of dirt, dust or residue that may be built up on the material being soldered. Using a wire brush is sometimes needed to strip any oxidized layers from...

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Soldering Terminology

Soldering Terminology

Soldering terminology Activity – The measure of flux cleaning strength. The more active the flux, the more effectively it cleans. Alloy – A metal consisting of two or more materials. One of these materials must be a metal. Copper – A reddish metal that is very...

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