There are two axes, stone and iron.
Both can be used for chopping trees, the iron axes are much faster.
Similarly to axes, there are two pickaxes, stone and iron.
Both can be used for mining minerals, the iron pickaxes are much faster.
There's an iron shovel. It is cool.
Fishing Pole Edit
The fishing pole is used to harvest fish. Click on any water square while you have a fishing pole in your inventory to gather fish.
Wooden Bucket Edit
You must have a wooden bucket in your inventory to gather sand or water. You need one bucket for each unit of sand or water, so having lots of buckets isn't a bad thing.