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#1 posted 08-02-2010 05:35 AM
in comes one, out comes 2 – I think it’s a win win situation… alas at the cost of an unnecessary experience.
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#2 posted 08-02-2010 05:36 AM
LOL This ought ta teach a important lesson to both of you, one don’‘t lend him your tools and two just cause the idea seems to be sound doesn’t mean his interpretation of it is :)
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#3 posted 08-02-2010 05:43 AM
lol – that’s what the second saw is for. So he won’t need to borrow mine again!
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#4 posted 08-02-2010 06:06 AM
LOL! Welcome o LJ.Bill
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#5 posted 08-02-2010 06:24 AM
all’s well that ends well .
sounds like this did ,
you get a new saw !
welcome to LJ’s .
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#6 posted 08-02-2010 06:31 AM
Sure you don’t need a new husband ? :-))
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#7 posted 08-02-2010 08:07 PM
Giggle. I’m with Sawblade1: I’m gonna save this post and trot it out again when someone asks the recurring “Do you loan your tools, and if not, why not?”
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#8 posted 08-02-2010 08:53 PM
Nah, my husband is the best. Wouldn’t trade him in for the world. He got up two hours early this morning (he works a night shift) to have time to take me up to the hardware shop and get a new saw so I can finish my sawhorses today.
And happily, one inexpensive Stanley 20” is much like every other inexpensive Stanley 20”, so it was an easy replacement to pick out.
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#9 posted 08-02-2010 11:43 PM
LOLthank´s for both the story and the laugh Annanext time you realy shuold do it yourself that will spare you a lot of time
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#10 posted 08-02-2010 11:56 PM
LOL….I found your story not only humorous but very appropriate…...in order to alleviate the strain to my and my better half’s relationship I purchased a full kit of tools for her to use when she finds the need.
This occurred after discovering her use of one of my freshly honed scrapers as a “wider flatter screwdriver” for a rusted and bent screw on the chicken coop door…..(that’s just one of many fine examples…lol)....I found it better for my sanity to purchase a hardy set of tools that she can use however the manner she requires.
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#11 posted 08-03-2010 12:27 AM
Glad you got your saw! My better half has her own tools too so she can fiind them when she wants one. I work from a clutter as all the grand masters did; ie, Harry Pope and Einstien, to name a couple:-)) But I knew where everything was until I started to clean up the “warehouse” to make room for regular wood working. Now I have to look at the labels on the tool box drawers to find anythng:-((
#12 posted 08-04-2010 08:19 AM
Deleted because it made dasHusband feel bad.
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