Shop/NBSS Store

The North Bennet Street School Gallery/Store showcases student, faculty and alumni work and is a retail store for high-quality, specialized hand tools. Visit the Gallery/Store at the school in Boston's North End.

Books by Amy Lapidow, BB ‘95, Georgian footstool by Nils Berg, CF ’13 and bracelet by Denise Fenoglio, JM ‘06

Visitors to the Gallery/Store see the diversity of skills and the high-quality of NBSS student, faculty and alumni projects and learn about the history, materials, and hand processes that inspired them. The Gallery/Store typically includes pieces representative of the Bookbinding, Cabinet and Furniture Making, Jewelry Making and Repair, Piano Technology and Violin Making and Repair programs.

In addition to displaying and selling artisan pieces, the Gallery/Store sells specialized hand tools, including Starrett measuring tools, Clifton planes, Hock knives and Sorby chisels. An extensive selection of blank journals, marbled paper and NBSS logo items are also available for purchase.

If you’re visiting Boston, exploring the historic North End or seeking a unique gift for someone special, stop by the Gallery/Store and see what’s new in the world of craft.

Pianos for sale

Pianos, rebuilt by Advanced Piano Technology students are sold to support the Piano Technology program. For information on the pianos for sale or donating a grand piano to the program, write to the Piano Technology department

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Hiring a student or Graduate

Employers interested in hiring a graduate of North Bennet Street School are encouraged to post their job on the school's job board. Details and the job listing form are online here. Individuals interested in hiring a student or graduate to do a single project or commission, should complete the online commission form. Details on the process and the form are online here.


NBSS gift certificates can be used toward purchases in the NBSS store or Continuing Education workshops and are available for purchase in any amount. BUY NOW.


Gallery / Store Hours

The Gallery/Store is open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm and by appointment. Call/write  617-227-0155 x140 / to make an appointment

Note: To facilitate tool purchases for students, the Gallery/Store is always open at the start of a new workshop. For evening classes - we are open from 5:30 - 6:30 pm (1st day of class only). For Saturday classes we open at 8:00 am (1st day of class only).  


150 North Street
Boston, Massachusetts
617-227-0155 x140

Note: the Gallery/Store is closed when school is not in session on holidays and snow days, etc.

Tools and materials

Tools, including tools for Continuing Education workshops, may be viewed and purchased at our North End location . We welcome inquiries by phone (617-227-0155 x140) and email ( ) regarding specific tools and materials.