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Kent Shepherd

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#1 posted 07-24-2010 07:00 PM

In a perfect world, people would actually respect the property of others. Unfornunately we don’t live in a perfect world. I have replaced too many tools over the years that I loaned to “friends” because they either never returned them or desroyed them. I still will loan my shop or tools to a select few, but as time goes on, I am very reluctant to do so.

In my production shop, I have always had to “share” with others. Of course, they work for me. I am amazed how little most of them care about keeping up with, or taking care of my tools. I can’t buy really good hand tools there because of that.

I built my home shop to get away from that. It is nice to always be able to find what I need—when I need it.
I didn’t start out so cynical, but being abused has a way of messing with your attitude.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong


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