Over the years a large number of tools have been donated to the PNA that are not needed for the Tool Library. Mike Broili, the director of the program, felt it was time to add a new dimension to the activities of the Well Home Program: a Tool Swap Meet!
Asked what types of tools will show up Broili said, “I think it is safe to assume there will be lots of power tools, both electrical and gas powered. There should be a good array of yard tools. I would also expect mechanics tool such as wrenches, meters, pliers, gauges, and so forth. Construction tools such as levels, chisels, drills, and saws are also commonly found at this sort of sale.”
Broili says that, as a collector of old tools, he hopes to see some antique tools, “I’m looking forward to finding a primo wood working plane, or even better, an antique tool that I am totally unfamiliar with and will need to research.”
The Swap Meet will be held in the lower parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. on Saturday, September 13, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cost for a space is $15 for non-members and $10 for PNA members. Sellers must bring their own tables.