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Cookie Cutter Tinsmiths and Coppersmiths

A list of some of the working tinsmiths and coppersmiths who currently make cookie cutters. We will continue to add to this list as time permits and information surfaces.


American Tradition Cookie Cutters
PO Box 824, Horsham, PA 19044, USA
A Pennsylvania company that produces tin outline cutters made in the USA. They have a large selection of shapes and sizes.

ASM Cutters & Things
Email: asmjem@frontiernet.net Phone: 507-263-4757
Tinsmith Al Moorhouse makes a large number of different shaped tin cutters. Cutters are outline only and spot welded. Catalog available. Does custom work.

Aunt Holly
13 Jones Rd., Trescott, ME 04652
Aunt Holly is a family business in Trescott, Maine run by Holly & Larry Little. They have over 400 hand crafted high quality cookie cutter designs. They will also do custom orders.

Peter Blum, III
817 Dobbins Mill Rd., Elkin, NC 28621.
Peter is a 3rd generation tinsmith who makes cookie cutters as well as other historical tinware. He worked for many years producing the tinware for Old Salem, NC. Send a #10 SASE to receive his catalog.

Stan Baker
4804 Schneiders Crossing Road, N.W., Dover, Ohio, 44622.
Mr. Baker has been making cutters since 1986.  Over the years he has produced a number of the annual cutters for the Cookie Cutter Collectors Club. You can recieve a list of his cutters by sending a #10 SASE.

FrankenCutters - Frank Longmore
1935 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 449431
info@frankencutters.com Phone 231-843-6800
Frank has been making copper cutters for a number of years. He has quite a few listed on his web site and also does custom orders and multiple cutters. He also occasionally makes cutters in stainless steel or aluminum. Ordering details are on his web site.

Fred Brandes/ Tintinnabulation
1070 Applecross Dr., Roswell, Georgia 20075
Fred makes over 100 different shapes in tin outline cutters under the name of Tintinnabulation. Cutters can be purchased from his web site and also at craft fairs in the South.

414 Oakwoods Rd., Wilkesboro, NC 28697
email@ecrandal.com Phone: 336-838-1843
A family owned business that produces high quality copper outline cookie cutters. They have a large assortment of interesting designs and are constantly adding to their inventory. Each cutter is stamped with their maker's mark and is fastened with copper rivets.

Elenna Firme
Haxtun, Colorado tinsmith who makes well-designed tin cutters, usually with back and handle. She has produced cutters for a number of mail order catalogs including Gooseberry Patch.

H.O. Foose Tinsmithing Co.
18 West Poplar St., Fleetwood, PA 19522
Email: sylvia@foosecookiecutters.com Phone: 610-944-1960

Tin cookie cutter company in Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, started by Herman Foose in the 1970s. Mr. Foose created handmade cookie cutters with backs and handles but now the company produces tin outline cutters only.

HammerSong Cutters - Bill & Betsy Cukla
7952N Barker Lake Rd., Winter, WI 54896, USA
Email: hammersongtin@centurytel.net
HammerSong was started in 1980 by two brothers, Bill and Bob Cukla. They handcrafted tin cookie cutters that are signed © B. CUKLA. Their cutters all have backs and some have handles and/or impression lines. Their designs are unusual and sometimes outrageous but always unique and well done.Their cutters are sold at a few craft fairs and through La Cuisine, a kitchen store in Alexandria, VA. Since 2006 the business is solely owned by Bill Cukla and his wife, Betsy. They continue to stamp their cutters "© B. Cukla."

Hot Dipt Tin - Shay Lelegren
PO Box 341, Berea, KY 40403
Shay and his wife Kelly work together creating products using old methods and techniques. Shay makes the tinware and Kelly does tole painting. He works full time as an historical tinsmith, reproducing tinware from the Colonial through the Civil War periods. He uses tin that has been hot dipped the way it was done over 100 years ago.
You can see his work on their web site: and also order some of his cookie cutters there. His cutters are flat backed with no handle and are not signed.

Karen Hurd
972 Valley Rd, Quarryville PA.
Karen Hurd lives in PA. She exhibits her wares at the juried November Show in York, PA every year and at several Historical Societies. She also has a Christmas shop in her studio during the month of December. Karen was featured in the December 2008 issue of Early American Life. Some of her cutters can be purchased at the Heritage Center Museum Store in Lancaster, PA.

Kaitlyn's Kutters - Vicki Flanagan
4190 East Sparkline Ln, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
Vicki Flanagan handcrafts tin outline cutters under the name Kaitlyn's Kutters. She had a booth at the Corona CA Renaissance Faire for many years. Her cutters include many mythical creatures, angels and animals. You can purchase some of her cutters through her ebay store http://stores.ebay.com/kkutters.

T&C Latane - Catherine Latane
412 2nd St., P.O. Box 62, Pepin, WI 54759.
Email: tlatane@centurytel.net
Catherine Latane has been making tin cookie cutters for about 30 years. Her cutters show careful craftsmanship and most tell a story. Most cutters have backs and are signed and numbered. Every year since 1992 she has made a commemorative cutter for Laura Ingalls Wilder Days in Pepin, Wisconsin.

Little Fox Factory
931 Marion Rd., Bucyrus, OH 44820, USA
Email: info@thelittlefoxfactory.com Phone: 419-562-5420
A family business that has been making tin cookie cutters since 1972. Ed and Mary Fox were the original owners. Ed died in September of 2006. Mary and her son Kevin Kohls are carrying on the business. Their cutters have been featured in a number of magazines. Their catalog of cutters is available on their web site: http://www.thelittlefoxfactory.com/

Orchard Canyon Heirlooms, Inc. - Julie & Doug Dawson
Email: sales@orchardcanyon.com
Julie and Doug Dawson of Galena, Ohio, produce handcrafted tin cookie cutters in both shiny and blackened finish. Their cutters are available through their web site and also a number of dealers through the country.

Pietersma Tinworks
13854 Connaught Rd., Chesterville, ON, Canada, K0C 1H0
Email: greg@pietersmatinworks.com Phone: 613-448-9025
This Canadian business started with tinsmith Greg Pietersma in 1991. In 1995 the business grew large enough that wife Amanda joined him. They make a variety of tin items including Victorian Christmas tree tinsel and a number of tin cookie cutters with backs. Cutters can be ordered from their web site.

Poppy's Cookie Cutters- Fred & Debbie Scalzo
Email: fdscalzo@msn.com
Poppy's Cookie Cutters was started in 2008 by Fred & Debbie of Peyton, CO. All their cookie cutters are handcrafted of copper. Their designs are original and all come with a back and handle, most have inner impression lines. Cutters are stamped with their logo. They are available to order through their website.

William Rickard - Cabin Crafts
13660 Hall Rd., Chardon, OH 44024, USA
Phone 440-635-0419 Email: bill@cabincraftstinsmith.com
Mr. Rickard has been creating beautifully handcrafted items in period style for over 20 years. He works in metal and wood. He is the resident tinsmith at Century Village in Burton, Ohio. He makes over 15 different shaped cookie cutters. They can be ordered through his web site.

Mike Runyon - Broken Cedar Farm
Email: brokencedarfarm@yahoo.com Phone: 419-337-9969.
Mike Runyon is a tinsmith at Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio. He makes intricate cookie cutters as well as other tin products. Mike also makes some cutters for Heritage Heart Farm in Oakwood, Ohio.

Victor Trading Co.
114 S. 3rd St, PO Box 53, Victor, CO 80860-0053
Email: Mail@VictorTradingCo.com Phone: 719-689-2346
The tin shop of Sam and Karen Morrison has been in business in Victor since 1990. Their cookie cutters are handcrafted by Karen and include many historic reproductions and some limited edition cutters. You can order them on their website at: http://www.victortradingco.com/

Walnut Creek Home & Garden - Ron & Sandy Yurcak
Metamora, IN Phone: 765-647-3360
A family owned business in Metamora, Indiana, Walnut Creek is owned by Ron and Candy. They make custom furniture, copper garden ornaments and waterfountains and cookie cutters. Sandy makes all the cookie cutters in copper and all are signed and dated. Cutters can be ordered from their web site.