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1/2 inch electric impact wrenches3
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Battery impact drivers 1⁄4 inch:38
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Bolt cutters1
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Buckets, 5-gallon10
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Chalk lines3
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Chisel Sets (1/4 inch & 1/2 inch)2
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Drills, 1⁄2-inch:2
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Drills, 3/8 inch27
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Electric Gang Boxes:12
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Electric Lead Cords, 100-foot:5
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Grinders, Side: 41⁄2- or 5-inch. Use with metal cutting blades and flap discs.2
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Hammers, Carpentry: 16-, 20-, or 22-ounce.7
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Levels: 36-inch or longer. A few 24-inch and a few torpedo levels are also desirable.15
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Orbital Jigsaws (HD)8
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Pipe Clamps6
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Post-Hole Diggers:8
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Power Miter Boxes4
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Rakes: Metal garden rakes, not plastic or bamboo leaf rakes.10
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Routers: Be sure 3/8 inch corner-round bits fit routers (see materials list). One router should have an edge guide. One router table is also necessary.12
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Sawhorses: If you cannot borrow enough, you should build them. Your donated materials coordinator may be able to get this lumber donated. A high school shop class might build the horses.20
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Saws, Circular: Hand-held, heavy-duty, 7- to 7 1⁄4 inch preferred.15
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Sawzalls: Heavy-duty with reciprocating blades (not jigsaws). Blades are on materials list.3
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Scissors: Suitable for cutting medium-weight fabric.12
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Screwdrivers: Various sizes, Phillips and regular heads. 15
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Shovels: Long-handled spades preferred.35
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Slide Compoud Miter Saws2
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Speed Squares: 6-inch, used to mark angles on boards.35
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Squares, Bevel: Metal blade attached with wing nut to wood or metal handle; adjustable to mark different angles on lumber.
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Stepladders, 10- or 12-foot, OSHA Rated: Light-duty ladders are not acceptable.6
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Stepladders, 6- or 8-foot, OSHA Rated: Light-duty ladders are not acceptable.6
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Tape Measures: 12-foot or longer. We especially prefer 25-foot tapes. Reel types are not useful.60
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Wheelbarrows: Suitable for concrete mixing and transporting.30
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Wrenches, Open-End: Set of various sizes, plus 6 additional 9/16-inch.1
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Wrenches, Ratchet: With complete sets of deep-well sockets, especially 9/16-inch. Also 1⁄2-inch or 3/8-inch drive extensions, universals, and any other gizmos good for getting into tight spots. See also impact wrenches above.5
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