Midwest Tool Auction

Join in the bidding excitement at the Midwest Tool Auction with 5-6 rings selling simultaneously. The auction is held in the stall building at the Michiana Event Center (MEC) and specializes in metalworking, carpentry, woodworking and construction equipment.

Auction Items Include:

  • New, Used & Reconditioned Tools
  • New & Used Woodworking Equipment
  • Construction Equipment
  • Motors, Tow Motors, Trucks & Trailers
  • Specialty Machinery
  • Lumber
  • Guns
  • Farm Toys


Auction Dates & Times

Friday, January 27, 2023 — Auction Begins at 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 28, 2023 — Auction Begins at 9:00 AM 

2023 Midwest Tool Auction Listing

See below for a partial listing of items for auction!

2 Wood Lathes; Floor Drill Press; Table Saw; Ramco 37” Plainer Sander 3ph 480 volts,  in good condition; Scroll Saw;  8” X108” Edge Sander in good condition; Hardware Drilling Machine, can be set to drill doors or drawers; Chop Saw; Spindle sander; Datson 5000# lift; Table saw

Clark fork lift w/air tire 5000#  refurbished less then 2 years ago ,with almost new tire, This lift is in good condition;

43” triple head Ramco wide belt sander in good condition, has all new bearings, belts, and rubber on the drums 230 3 phase   

Time Saver orbital wide belt sander , this machine was used less then 200 hours in production; and much more.

2005 Chevy 3500, dually, Duramax v8 diesel, Allison transmission, 4×4, all power, leather seats, 573,000 miles, gooseneck or 5th wheel hitch, extra 70-gallon fuel tank, 6 new tires, truck is ready for the road just came back from a Florida trip last week. Has always been serviced at Burnsworth-Zollars Chevy Ligonier.

Have tools to sell?

Consign your good, sellable tools! No junk, please!

See commission schedule below.

Contact Robert Mishler at 260-336-9750 or robert@schraderauction.com.

Consignments Unloading Times:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, Jan 24 – Jan 27, 8am – 5pm
Please follow the signs. There will be help available to unload your items if needed.

Need a hand transporting your consignment?

Call Robert Mishler at 260.336.9750 to be placed on the pick-up route.

Call by 6:00 pm Monday evening, January 23! Items will be picked up on Tuesday or Wednesday, January 24-25 only.

Admission & Buyer Terms

Admission is $5 per person (Children 15 & Under are FREE) and includes admission to the Tool Expo, Auction and Health & Wellness Expo. Please register for a buyer number before bidding.

Terms: Cash or Good Check with proper ID, Visa and MasterCard accepted.
7% Indiana Sales Tax will apply. There is a 5% Convenience Fee for Credit Card Use.

Consignment Terms & Commission Schedule

Payout for consignments is within 10 working days after the auction.

$1 or less = no payout
$2 – $ 75 = 20%
$76 – $400 =15%
$401 – $ 2000 = 10%
$2001 – 8 % with a $750 Max


Midwest Tool Auction Info & Contact:

Robert Mishler