Since 1909, woodworkers, metal workers, and contractors have counted on Galt Wood Tool (GWT) for high-quality tools and expert services.
“At GWT, we’re committed to providing our customers with a seamless and personalized experience, as we have for over 100 years.”
“At GWT, we’re committed to providing our customers with a seamless and personalized experience, as we have for over 100 years. We value our long-standing customer relationships and will continue to go above and beyond to provide the knowledge and service you expect. We are modernizing to provide expanded product and service offerings online, so you can focus on what you do best. We look forward to the next 100+ years for GWT.”— Jason Narciso, Owner/Operator
Galt Wood Tool’s History
Shimer and Sons Inc. was formed and obtained 90+ unique cutter head patents.
A Canadian branch of Samuel J. Shimer and Sons Inc. was established in Galt, Ontario.
Officially Canadian owned & operated under the name of Shimer Cutterhead Co. of Canada Ltd.
The company was reorganized as Galt Wood Tool and Machine Co., Ltd.
The name changed to Galt Wood Tool Ltd. and started using tungsten carbide to manufacture and service carbide-tipped saw blades, knives, and cutters.
Galt Wood Tool reorganized as ‘Galt Wood Tool 1989 Limited’ under the management of long tenured employees.
Added precision CNC sharpening equipment to better serve customer needs.
Become a distributor for kitchen hardware and accessories.
New ownership expanded product offerings and invested in technology to increase physical and digital accessibility for all customers.
Galt Wood Tool rebranded to become GWT and launched a new website with enhanced product and service offerings.
GWT is proud to have a dedicated team of experts who have been with us for decades. From small questions to complicated profile tool CAD designs, we have the knowledge and experience to support your needs. We will always take the time to help you out and ensure that you have the best tools to complete your projects.