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  • What tool, under $5, can't you live without

    Our marketing department is doing some market research, and asked me to find out what tool, under $5, can you all not live without.


  • #2
    Bob, the only thing I can think of that use a lot is a box cutter.

    Delta P-20 & Q-3

    I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!


    • #3
      one of those 4-1 screwdrivers, box knife, tweezers or hemostats to name a few.

      DeWalt 788

      aut viam inveniam aut faciam

      God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....


      • #4
        That's an easy question to answer - nothing!

        There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
        (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)


        • #5
          Boxcutter, sandpaper, needle files, mini-drill bits, and most importantly scrollsaw blades.
          Hope you didn't want just one, hehehehe.
          Scrollsaw Patterns Online
          Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671


          • #6
            scroll saw blades

            We are the music makers.
            We are the dreamers of dreams.

            Easy scrollin' with a DW788


            • #7
              A pencil with a pocket clip. If I don't have a pocket clip on the pencil it is always falling out or I set the pencil down and I can't find it when I need it.

              I have an RBI Hawk 220-3 VS

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              • #8
                I havent made it yet
                CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21


                • #9
                  Coffee mug ..

                  Scrolling with a Dewalt 788


                  • #10
                    I once had a small plastic "speed square" which also had a protractor built in. I don't remember where I got it. Probably the handiest "cheap" tool I ever owned. I lost that thing several years ago when I got divorced. I really miss it!!! ( There were a couple times when I missed my I quit shooting at her!!)
                    If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!


                    • #11
                      A nice sanding block would take a SSW&C logo pretty well.



                      • #12
                        Under $ 5.00, didn't know there was such a thing. Even the stencils I just bought cost more then that.
                        LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL


                        • #13
                          My spring clamps....couldn't tape up a tight stack without them. At under $1 each, they are priceless.
                          ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

                          D. Platt


                          • #14
                            scroll saw blades,tape,hot glue gun,pencils, to name a few
                            Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788


                            • #15
                              small 6" x half inch metal precision ruler. Measures down to a 64th, very acurate, and also substitutes as a scraper or glue remover. gets down into those tough to reach corners!
                              Jeff Powell


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