I’m at home today awaiting the arrival of family, so I’m taking this time to install the doors on the pantry I built into a wee hallway between my living room and dining room.
And though I’m at home, my good drill bits (the boxed set of seven) are not. It’s almost worth it to run out to the office to pick the up (and I probably would, except that I’m also awaiting delivery of a package).
I’m awfully tired of having to remember to bring home/take to work all the tools I need for a given project…because I never do remember everything.
I’m slowly accumulating (at least) two each of the tools I use the most (bench planes, marking knives, drills, handsaws), but I’m nowhere near fully stocked at both locations.
But this drill-bit thing is the most regularly recurring problem. So, after shopping for friends and family over the last month, it’s time to buy a little something for myself. A full set of 28 HSS brad-point bits it is. (Now I just have to remember to transfer back and forth as needed the 21 bits that aren’t doubled…)
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