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Old 08-14-2017, 06:51 PM
Mike D Mike D is offline
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Originally Posted by Idle View Post
I have one of the old wooden tool boxes used by machinests back in the old days. It has a bit of wear but I don't plan on ever restoring it.

It was used by a guy at the Boeing plant in Wichita. Now my wife uses it for her sewing hobby.
There's a bit of a back story to the wooden tool boxes. Machinists joke that all the young guys have Kennedy's because they're easier to carry from job to job and all the old guys have the Gerstner's because they're done switching jobs.
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