I called it the Green Monster.
It was a rusty, broken-down old behemoth of a station wagon. I was its driver, a commercial printing salesman meandering around central Florida trying to make a living.
What’s the first thing most guys do when they start a weekend project? OK, maybe it’s the second, since the first is they go get a beer from the fridge.
After that they gather the tools they need. Then if they need more tools, they get them when they go to pick up the materials. Or they borrow them. Or they borrow a friend with tools.