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Hessian
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I suppose everyone comes across a tool at some point that draws your attention. For me it's not usually flashy lights and cutting edge design.

 

Two weeks ago tomorrow I attended my first public estate sale. It was a interesting experience to say the least. One of my won lots had a mystery fishing/tool box. You could tell that it had some weight to it from the effort put into lifting it by the auctioneer. I was thinking it was a box of sockets and was happy to find out it was.

 

In the bottom of the box though was a lonely screw driver. The moment I picked it up I knew it had no place belonging with the other mass produced tools. No, this was no simple driver, it had weight, balance and a air of craftmenship. Being from a wood background I don't have many needs to fulfill from it's flat head (Roberts ftw) but all the same I find myself having it handy.

 

Hope the posting works and I'm within the requirements.

 

Please feel free to tell me about your special finds or tools you have inherited that you still use that fill a special place in your shop.

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I don't know what the make or brand of those screwdrivers are but my Dad use to have a set or them. I guess all that got sold at the estate auction. They are heavy and extremely tough!

C Craft Customs ~~~ With every custom knife I build I try to accomplish three things. I want that knife to look so good you just have to pick it up, feel so good in your hand you can't wait to try it, and once you use it, you never want to put it down ! If I capture those three factors in each knife I build, I am assured the knife will become a piece that is used and treasured by its owner! ~~~ C Craft

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That is a great screwdriver.

Let not the swords of good and free men be reforged into plowshares, but may they rest in a place of honor; ready, well oiled and God willing unused. For if the price of peace becomes licking the boots of tyrants, then "To Arms!" I say, and may the fortunes of war smile upon patriots

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That's funny, I have the big brother to that screwdriver, I'de swear they were the same except for mine being a bit bigger. My father said they were used on ships mainly.

 

My dad loves it for the same reasons you do, quality of build is awesome, its made to last, and its really pretty pretty..

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