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Do you like tools?

Is shopping in the tool section exciting to you?  

Posted - April 26

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  • 9378
    I don't just like tools I love them. In fact I love them so much I give them cutesy pie pet names - like I call my chainsaw Chromey. Cheers!  
      April 26, 2022 1:56 PM MDT
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  • 2417
    Ahhhhhh how cute!
      April 26, 2022 2:17 PM MDT
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  • 7581
    Only when I got a reason to use it. Like that time I used a brand-new drill to put up some blinds last weekend. Right now, I only got a canvas bag to carry my tools. Some day, I'll buy myself a real tool chest. This post was edited by Zack at April 27, 2022 5:51 PM MDT
      April 26, 2022 2:00 PM MDT
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  • 2417
    One tool chest is never enough it seems.  There's always one new tool out you just have to have, just in case. lol
      April 26, 2022 2:18 PM MDT
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  • 10165
    Not really.
      April 26, 2022 3:31 PM MDT
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  • 9315
    No.
    More like anxiety-producing. 
      April 26, 2022 4:54 PM MDT
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  • 2417
    But, but, you can do so much with them, like fix and make things. 
      April 26, 2022 5:35 PM MDT
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  • 9378
    If the Russia's ever invade Vancouver island I could defend my home with one of my tools. It is a portable nail gun that can shoot out 4 inch nails. Cheers!
      April 26, 2022 5:40 PM MDT
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  • 2417
    Your have a nail gun, omg I am so jealous.  I've always wanted one until I found out they only take one size of nail.  Sure not going to buy a nail gun for every size I use. 
      April 26, 2022 5:44 PM MDT
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  • 9315
    I'll stick to kitchen tools, then! :)
      April 29, 2022 1:53 PM MDT
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  • 42828
    I am a tool hoarder. I like antique tools and when I see them at yard sales I buy them. I have numerous tools I never use, including a steering wheel puller.
      April 27, 2022 7:11 AM MDT
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  • 16757
    Yes.  The only stores in which I like to browse are ones such as Lowes, Home Depot, Menards, etc. 
      April 27, 2022 12:38 PM MDT
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  • 15505
    Not for their own sake, I appreciate what they can do. I despise tools that don't do what they are putatively designed to do.
      April 27, 2022 5:14 PM MDT
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  • 7142
    I used to, but my taste in men has improved significantly as I’ve matured. 
      April 29, 2022 8:25 PM MDT
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  • 3538
     Not so much "like" as appreciate and respect them. It's what they are for that matters more to me, and I like to use the right tool for the task, and use it correctly.

    Nevertheless I do have some affection for three I own. One is a small lathe made probably in the 1950s, which was my 18th Birthday present from my parents. (It was not new but was in very good condition. Dad had bought it from someone at work.) The other is a manually-operated shaper now probably more than 100 years old, and still serviceable - I last used it only recently.

    The third is a carpenter's beam compass I had inherited from our Dad. Initials and a date stamped on it show its origin - the retired cabinet-maker who had been our neighbour back in the early 1960s. Very close examination shows the brass fittings on it to have been hand-filed, and very carefully. The date corresponds to him possibly having made it as an apprentice-piece at the start of a 40-year career in his trade.  It is more than a treasured relic: I have used it a few times.
      May 2, 2022 4:14 PM MDT
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  • 50764

     

      Yes! I am afflicted with that malady that often strikes many guys: I have to have practically every layman’s automotive tool, carpentry tool, plumbing tool lawn/garden tool, etc. known to mankind, regardless of whether or not they’re practical for my own personal use, or whether or not I even know how to use all of them. When I die, there’s potentially a lot of money my survivors will make at an estate sale, yard sale, or garage sale.
    ~

      November 7, 2022 11:31 AM MST
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  • 42828
    This post was edited by Element 99 at November 7, 2022 1:29 PM MST
      November 7, 2022 12:43 PM MST
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