About Us

Buttonsmith, Inc. began out of a fourth grade class project on trading Henry completed in 2013. He made pinback buttons to sell to his classmates and that summer he moved to selling them at local farmers markets. In 2014 Henry moved online to sell his products via his website and Amazon. The product catalog grew to include buttons, magnets, lanyards, fixed top badge reels and his newest product Tinker Reels®. Tinker Reels® are badge reels with swappable tops and Henry has a patent pending on the design.  

The company continued to grow in 2015 completing a successful Kickstarter campaign to help begin manufacturing of the Tinker Reels® and doubling their revenue from 2014. Also in 2015 the company headquarters and manufacturing facility moved out of the family home to Carnation, Washington and includes a small store front. As the company grew Henry hired adult employees to help and is now up to nine employees.

Henry continues to tinker and brainstorm new products and ideas. He loves to personalize his products with your designs. If ever there is a design you are interested in having on one of his products please contact us and we can do our best to make it work.

We are a 100% union shop affiliated with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), which is part of the AFL-CIO. We use environmentally-friendly materials and labor-friendly practices to make our products.

We can be reached at

Buttonsmith Inc.
31722 Eugene St Suite 9
PO Box 1300
Carnation, WA 98014-1300

and by telephone at


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