Need Tool Gift for Father's Day
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duanef
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Need Tool Gift for Father's Day

Post by duanef » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:09 pm

Hi... my first post here... Looking for a tool gift that my 85 year old father will love... he is building a shed and remodeling in the house...

new tools ideas like anything with lasers, that might be a recent invention... digital cameras in some tools now...

any ideas are helpful.

Thank you!!

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Re: Need Tool Gift for Father's Day

Post by edargyle07 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:20 am

You can get lasers for leveling instead of spirit level with a bubble...

Example at..

Line Laser, Meterk Cross Laser Level with Measuring Range 15M, Switchable Self-Leveling Vertical and Horizontal Line, Rotatable 360 Degree with Flexible Magnetic Base, Battery Included https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07JQ3YL95/ ... 9CbC3E5J2G

Not looked into if this is a good one or not but you get the idea.

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Re: Need Tool Gift for Father's Day

Post by duanef » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:40 pm

duanef wrote:Hi... my first post here... Looking for a tool gift that my 85 year old father will love... he is building a shed and remodeling in the house...

new tools ideas like anything with lasers, that might be a recent invention... digital cameras in some tools now...

any ideas are helpful.

Thank you!!


Well I ended up getting the laser leveler...looked around and found others were very happy...it shines a light on the wall perfectly level... not too expensive
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FKMS4HY/ https://www.bradthepainter.com/new-tools/

I chose the Dewalt for the goodreviews
Thanks
I will try to post a photo

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Re: Need Tool Gift for Father's Day

Post by duanef » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:42 pm

Here is the level:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FKMS4HY/

Well Can anybody tell me how to post a photo? thanks

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Re: Need Tool Gift for Father's Day

Post by thedoctor » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:01 am

HI

If you need to see how to post images, check out our help docs here: find-out-how-to-use-forum.html particularly the docs on "How to add Images to Posts" and also "How to Resize Images"

Hope this helps

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Re: Need Tool Gift for Father's Day

Post by Hugh Schkok » Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:45 pm

Slip it in an envelope address it to the recipient and pop it in the mail. Works for me.

Fathers day pressie - How about a nice Shimano rod. Carbon fire as strong as an ox and he can think about his shed while he wiles away the day. That's what I do.

Yup! There's a time to build and a time to relax and kick back. Fathers day is usually at the start of the coarse season (not where I live though. We haven't got a close season) and I go and sit and think and my dog snoozes and my coffee always tastes better.

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Re: Need Tool Gift for Father's Day

Post by duanef » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:25 pm

Thanks to all who replied: very helpful

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