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Please contribute to this list of desired tools for a local Tool Library
Corner Sander
Steel Stamping Set
Engraver for metal
Corner clamp
Picture frame clamp
Tubing cutting and flaring set

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Site Planning Tools:

*Solar Pathfinder (solar site shade analysis for yr round chart drawn on site from existing shade elements like trees/buildings, and based on your latitude & shows sun/shade outline for each season)-Valuable in placing solar collectors, winter gardens or spring greenhouses.
http://www.solarpathfinder.com/

*Level- Used in both land surveying and also for setting stakes for creating level building foundations or flow levels for water movement.

* Topographical Maps & Navigational Charts for Bioregion _ two full sets, one to loan and one left at library


Farm-Garden-Forest Hand Tools:

* Grain Thresher:-

* Broad Forks (hand cultivation/aeration of soil before planting vegetables)

* Cross-cut saws for two person hand-harvesting of trees

* Maul & Wedges for wood splitting

* Post hole diggers


Transportation Tools:

* Bicycle Carts- Heavy duty carts to haul heavy & large loads

* Heavy Duty Doleys & flat carts

* Open & Closed Utility Trailors


Misc Tools:

* Portable Blacksmith Tools (heated with charcoal or coal?)

* Portable Pizza Oven & Compost-Humanure Sheds & Bicycle/Biodiesel generators:
for use at large educational & celebrational gatherings
Here is my input of good tools

1. Hand held labeler printer (ex: http://www.amazon.com/DYMO-LetraTag-Personal-11944-Silver/dp/B00005...)

2. Electric current clamp (ex: http://www.amazon.com/Fluke-617727-Clamp-on-Current-Probe/dp/B000I1...)

3. OBD car diagnostic reader (ex: http://www.amazon.com/Autel-MaxiScan-MS300-OBD-II-Scan/dp/B001LHVOV...)

4. Battery powered data loggers - Temp, voltage, humidity (ex: http://www.dataq.com/products/hardware/easylog-data-logger.html)
What's a Fanning Mill and Why Do We Need One?- Celts Garden Blog-

http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/profiles/blogs/celts-garden-whats-a-fanning

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