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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2014

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

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12th Day of Construction Gifts: Lego Technic Excavator

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2013

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11th Day of Construction Gifts: Warn PullzAll cordless portable winch

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2013

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10th Day of Construction Gifts: Polaris Power portable generator

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

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9th Day of Construction Gifts: Hand Tool Family Tree poster

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2013

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8th Day of Construction Gifts: Carhartt 3-in-1 Quick Duck jacket

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This jacket is designed to keep you warm and dry in the most miserable conditions. Carhartt's 3-in-1 Quick Duck jacket ...

7th Day of Construction Gifts: Equipment-shaped Utensils Set and Plate

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2013

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