“Power saws usually cost more than $100, but that basement rehab isn’t going to happen without one. And tillers can run $500 or more, but the vegetable garden will take much longer to sow without one.

The price of tools is enough to stall any home project endlessly. And even for people who can afford tools, there are the problems of storage and cost/benefit analysis. After all, does the once-in-a-decade retiling of the bathroom really necessitate the purchase of a tile cutter?

Asheville doesn’t have to grapple with that question anymore.” Read our full coverage by Asheville Citizen Times