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Don't know if this will work but...

During a rummage I have come across a few old hand tools. Two in particular I think wood (sic) be useful to a hand tool worker. One is made by Stanley edit / Record (I think) and the other by Rabone Chesterman.
They're complete, slightly rusty and dusty but should be useable with minimal fettling. Looking online I don't think you'd get the pair for 20 quid unless you were lucky (but I'am guessing). It'll cost me less than a tenner to box 'em and post 'em out (UK).

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So I'll send them to anyone that wants to donate a tenner (or more) to your charity of choice and in return get some tools that may or may not be useful and may or may not be worth a tenner.
I'll pay the postage happy in the knowledge that a charity will get it indirectly, sort of, and you get to feel good for donating a few quid AND you get to play with more hand tools.

If there's more than one fool willing to give it a go I'll give it a few days and pull a name out of the hat.

note: box is for illustration purposes only :D
 

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Is there a voluntary proviso that if you put your name in you donate a tenner regardless?
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EDIT: The Stanley item could may possibly be a Record item, but its the same thing anyway I think.
But the R/C one is labelled so I'm confident on that one :)
 

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If there's 2 in I'll jump in and start to make it interesting. :wink:
 

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Ah go on then Nev, it's a good reminder to us to put our hands in our pockets and do the right thing.
Stick my name in Santa's hat too.
 

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I'm not in because I know how much it would pain you to have to send the box to me. However, tomorrow I shall donate £10 to a local charity helping difficult teenagers through craft workshops, and I'll give them a fettled tenon saw as well.
 

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I'll throw my name into the hat as well Nev. Happy to hand over money to the Heart foundation or cancer research if it comes out. ( My money is quite safe anyway as I never win anything :lol: )

It's a great gesture btw and a reminder to us all =D> I'll give a tenner to one of them whatever the result or to both if I did win it.
 

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nev":31ka7vql said:
If there's more than one fool willing to give it a go I'll give it a few days and pull a name out of the hat.
Careful. I was originally christened six-and-seven-eighths because my dad pulled my name out of a hat.

Coat.
S
 

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MikeG.":p1ehmdpk said:
I'm not in because I know how much it would pain you to have to send the box to me. However, tomorrow I shall donate £10 to a local charity helping difficult teenagers through craft workshops, and I'll give them a fettled tenon saw as well.
You're in the hat too Mike and have the same chance as anyone else :-" :-"
 

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I'm in.
Having been subjected to both Prostate and Bowel cancer, my preferred Charity is Cancer Research UK so I've just Paypalled them another crisp tenner.
Martin.
 

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Thank you gents.

Thats 8 of you in the hat.
In the order of ''count me in''
1. Steve M
2. Merlin
3. BM101
4. Andy T
5. Pete M
6.Mike G
7. Lons
8. MJP

Random number generator courtesy of google and the winner is ...

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no. 5 - Pete Maddex. I shall PM you shortly Pete. :)

Thanks again gents.
 

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Wow.

I didn’t expect that.

Thanks Nev cracking idea that has benefited lots of charities.

Pete
 

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Thanks for doing that Nev I'll send my contribution to the BHF tomorrow.

I'm not sure I want to know what the rest of us have missed but it's worse not knowing. #-o
 
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