About Us

Our Purpose

To provide the Band Instrument Repairman, Orchestra/Band Director and the Do It Your-selfers, the most economical, high quality, up to date and easy to use tools available today. Ferree's Tools designs have always been based on simplicity, accuracy and efficiency while focused on quality, economy and service.

The History Of Ferree’s Tools Inc. 


In 1946 after graduating from the Conn Repair school, Cliff and Barbara opened their own one room repair shop in Battle Creek, Michigan known as Ferree’s Music Shop, Inc. Their first location was on the second floor above a shoe store. In 1956, to expand the business, they bought the repair tool departments of both Conn and Leblanc.  In 1957 the first Catalog was produced.

From 1962 thru 1967, Ferree's conducted a very successful series of 2 week repair courses. During this time he moved the business to its current location, 1477 Michigan Ave. Two additions were added to the building in 1967 and a second building was completed in 1976 to accommodate the business growth.  In 1979 they gave the first foreign repair clinic in W. Germany and a similar one in Norway in 1980.  Throughout this time they were always perfecting tools, introducing new tools and products to meet customers requests.

The next generation of the Ferree family has vowed to continue the traditions started in 1946. It is their goal to use modern technologies and practices that will ensure the low cost and quality our customers, old and new, will enjoy for years to come.

Jim, Pete, Bob, Tom, Curtis, our employees and families want to say