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Tool time Tuesday and today another new addition to my collection. Ok, well it’s “new” to me. The other day, on my way to work, I found a pair of pliers on the road. If it’s safe, I will typically stop and pick things up off the road. One, so it won’t cause damage or an accident and two it might be something that I can’t live without! Case in point, my recent find. A pair of Fence pliers. I remember using a similar tool working on the farm with my uncle George. Fence pliers are usually around ten inches long, weigh between a pound and pound and a half. Typically made of hardened steel and some have cushioned grips. The ones I remember from the farm didn’t, my new find does. In addition to the grip, you’ll find a striking area, a curved claw, the pincer jaws, and not one, but two different wire cutters. As you can guess, this is a multipurpose tool. You can drive or remove fence staples, as well as cut, twist, crimp and tension wire. Invented in 1905 by Hubert Wright, I don’t know if he was related to the Wright brothers or not, but he was just as brilliant. The fencing pliers is a one-stop fencing tool and now I have a pair in my connection, and the price was right!