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This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.
As part our sponsorship with The Home Depot Prospective campaign, we receive quarterly shipments of tools to try. Our preference is to use the tool in a project rather than just do a review. It's really a lot of fun for us to brainstorm how we are going to use the tools. Usually, it's pretty simple, but sometimes we get a tool that stumps us!
The Milwaukee 100' Chalk Reel is one of those tools. A chalk line makes a nice crisp line between two points. It's used most often by carpenters, roofers and flooring installations. When we built our garage wall last year, we definitely could have used a chalk line.
But, since no construction projects are in our near future, we came up with a simple way to show the tool in action.
To try out the chalk reel, we are snapping lines for a couple of sidewalk games. Later the grandchildren will come over to help us finish up. To use the chalk reel, pull the string out to the desired location, angle the reel down, pull taut, pick the string up and snap it! We are snapping lines for "Four Square."
Time to play! Next to the DeWalt bluetooth speaker is the cutest little Husky bag. It is designed for small parts, but it makes a great portable tote for chalk, bubble solution, and other fun outdoor kid things! Tip: I put large plastic cups in two of the six sections to hold sidewalk chalk. It's less messy that way and the kids can easily remove the cups for play.
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FYI: We are not professionals, and we don’t claim to be. This is what we found worked for our project. Yours may need a little different approach. Safety first!
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