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Offer: Hose hangers (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) - Two steel hose hangers available. A little paint and they'll look nice and provide many more years of service.
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Request: Children's books (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Received - The inventory of children's books at my Little Free Library (LFL) is decreasing. Children are back in school and passing by my LFL daily. If you can spare some books for beginning readers through early teens, please drop them off at my LFL at 7620 Carmel St. in Gilroy. If they won't fit inside, please leave them on the front step and I will put them out when space is available. Thanks so much for encouraging young readers. Peace, Ed
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Offer: Replacement toothbrush heads (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Gifted - Three (3) new replacement toothbrush heads for Sonicare electric toothbrushs (Philips brand). These heads are in their original packaging. Jiuzhoudeal model HX7022.
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Offer: Nails - previously used (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Two boxes of used nails for your projects. One box mostly 3 1/2 inch galvanized that I used to build a fence decades ago; wood deteriorated but nails are still useful. Second box is a mixture of nails mostly 3 inches or less, not all are galvanized. Yes, you get to straighten some of them and enjoy the satisfaction of keeping them out of the landfill! Thanks, Frugal Ed
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Request: Children's books (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Received - The inventory of children's books at my Little Free Library (LFL) is decreasing. It must mean that children are reading more; a very good pursuit at any time, but especially during our pandemic. If you can spare some books for beginning readers through early teens, please drop them off at my LFL at 7620 Carmel St. in Gilroy. If they won't fit inside, please leave on the front step and I will put them out when space is available. Thanks so much for encouraging youngsters to read more. Peace, Ed
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Offer: B&D cordless screwdriver (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Gifted - Black & Decker cordless screwdriver is handy for small tasks when you want to drill holes, install screws, etc. Includes plug-in battery charger and one used rechargeable battery. Does NOT include drill bits or screwdriver bits.
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Offer: Feeler gauge for auto enthusiasts (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Gifted - Attention DYI mechanics of classic vehicles! Offering a feeler gauge with 29 blades from 0.002 inches (0.051 mm) to 0.035 inches (0.889 mm). A must-have tool for gapping spark plugs, valves, etc. I no longer need this feeler gauge since my '59 VW bug and I parted ways some time ago.
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Request: PVC pipe 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - What a nice spring day we have! I'm looking for unwanted or used PVC pipe 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch to finish a project. Prefer 4 - 8 foot lengths, but will consider your kind offer if lengths are shorter or longer. Thank you! Request: Scrap redwood lumber (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Perhaps you have some redwood lumber left over from your last project. I am looking for some redwood lumber to finish my own little project. I can use several 2 x 4's at least 5 feet long and some 1 x 6, 1 x 8, or 1 x 10 boards at least 3 feet long. Thanks, Ed Request: Redwood lumber (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Perhaps you have some redwood lumber left over from your last project. I am looking for some redwood lumber to finish my own little project. I can use several 2 x 4's at least 5 feet long and some 1 x 6, 1 x 8, or 1 x 10 boards at least 3 feet long. Thanks, Ed Request: 2" PVC pipe & fittings (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Looking for 2" PVC pipe & fittings for a small project. Straight pipe, connectors (slip or threaded), 45 elbows, 90 degree long sweep elbows, etc. Schedule 40 or 20 is ok. Thanks for considering my request. Offer: National Geographic maps, etc (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Gifted - More than 100 maps and NG magazine inserts. Maps cover our whole world, regions, countries, the solar system and beyond. Magazine insert topics include peoples, animals, and plants of our planet. A great resource for schools, teachers, parents, remote learning, etc. Offer: Maps, maps, maps (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Offering more than 50 road maps dating back to the 1970's. Mostly of California, a few from neighboring states (OR, WA, AZ, NM), a few from the east coast, and one from Ontario, Canada. Many are published by AAA. Just think of all the vacations you can plan for when the pandemic subsides! Request: Used postage stamps (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - I'm looking for used postage stamps from any country; free with no strings attached. Thanks, Ed Request: My Little Free Library & Pantry (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - I closed my Little Free Library (LFL) at 7620 Carmel Street when stay-at-home orders were issued in March. Last week I decided to reopen it with COVID-19 precautions and also as a "Little Free Pantry." My LFL now has books and non-perishable food. The library could use more Spanish books for children and youth. The Pantry has a similar approach as the Library...Take what you need and donate what you can. Any books and provisions are welcome. Please stay safe and abide by coronavirus precautions. Thanks, Ed, Steward Request: Leaf blower - electric (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Good day! Looking for an electric leaf blower either corded or battery powered with charger. Thanks. Offer: Craftsman staple gun (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Very good stapler, used to install insulation, tack down chicken wire fencing, etc. Hope you can make use of it.
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Request: Books for my Little Free Library (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Received - My Little Free Library is so popular that it needs more books! People of all ages and interests pass by from parents with young children looking for good story books, to elementary and middle school students on their way to and from school, and others seeking a good read. You can drop them off at 7620 Carmel Street in Gilroy or let me know I can pick them up. Thanks!
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Request: Redwood 2 x 4's (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Received - Looking for a some redwood 2 x 4's to finish a project. Preferred lengths at least 6' but shorter pieces are useful too. Thanks. Request: Rain Bird 3/4" anti-siphon valve (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Received - Hi, I'm looking for another Rain Bird 3/4 inch jar-top anti-siphon valve model JTV/AS-075. Have an extra one sitting in your garage? I could use it. Thanks, Ed Request: Travel guitar (Gilroy - near 1st and Miller) Expired - Looking for a steel-string travel guitar that is easy to take on a trip. Travel guitars are small with a full or nearly full length neck with a smaller body. This type of guitar is also called a parlor, mini, baby, or backpacker guitar. It would be nice if it came with a strap and/or soft case. Thanks.