Share tools saves money, increases access to the right tools

Mondegreen II has a great idea I should try to implement in my homeowners association (I’m the president):

Think of the specialty tools we buy that we don’t need more than once a year (if that). Not only do we incur the cost of buying them, we also incur the cost of storing them. I am more than happy to share my small collection of such tools with neighbors–thinks like the DeWalt compound miter saw that I bought for a deck project, or the sturdy hand truck hanging in a corner of the garage. There is absolutely no need for every suburban family to own their own copy of such things.

I agree. I own four different types of shovel, three of which I use at most a few times a year. I’m glad to have them when I need them, but really…


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