Thu, Jan 3, 2008, 6:29am (EST-3) email@example.com (RayV) doth
To answer the question I need more information:
How did she get the key to the shop?
Was the plastic tip lost?
Did the chisel end up with paint on it?
Was the chisel put back in the proper spot?
Add to that list:
What color was the paint?
What does she look like?
You can't always judge by appearances, the early bird may have been up
I don't really do a lot of woodworking. Thus I have no "shop". The chisel
was in the toolbox. I had bought it to trim a 2x4 in order to install an
I am thinking of taking up woodworking when I retire. Do you really need a
shop, of just a corner in the basement?
No. I used a dremel to put a straight edge back onto the chisel, warned my
wife about sharp it was, and introduced her to the special paint can opener
tool, also in the tool box.
No. She was using a proper paint stick to stir the paint.
Before you do anything, you are going to need to talk to a lawyer.
Maybe he can keep you out of prison.
On the other hand, you could just go and wash engine parts in her best
cooking pot. But tell her to contact a lawyer first. Maybe he can
keep her out of prison.
I'd consider it karma that has come knocking a little early. I was a
bit of a rascal when it came to horsing around with my dad's tools,
and my son's too young yet to be getting into that kind of trouble.
I'm planning on putting a deadbolt or two and an alarm system on the
workshop when he's old enough to get into trouble.
That said, if it was irreparably damaged, I'd go to Lowes and spend $7
on another one. :-)
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