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Drive-by tool guy

roadside sawI've noticed a few different guys around here that regularly setup beside the road to sell a small collection of hand tools.

This guy is named Waren, and I stopped today to chat with him about prices.

He seems pretty fair. 15 bucks for a shovel, which might be worth the extra 5 from what the cheap ones go for at the big stores. The two man and one man saws are what caught my fancy. He wants 80 dollars for both. They might make a good back up to the chainsaw.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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