Phil Gruszka digs through a yellow 5-gallon container, looking for the one tool he can't live without. He pulls a distressed orange hand pruner from the depths of the bucket.
"This is the baby," he says with a smile. "It's been in the family since 1963."
He has a sentimental attachment to the weathered Sandvik bypass pruner he inherited from his father, Stanley.
"He never had a lot of money in his life, so for him to spend more money for this than the cheaper tools, he certainly saw the value in having a quality tool." Read full article