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The doorbell rang yesterday, it was a delivery man dropping off a package. I looked for a box.. he said it was out in the truck.

The "package" was a wooden crate, about 8 feet long, about 600 pounds. (I'm guessing it is not a fishnet stocking leg lamp.)

It's now sitting in our garage, and my husband has a huge smile on his face. Now he just needs about 5 of his friends to come over so they can lift it up.

Anyone want to guess what it is? Here's a hint:

UPDATE: Yes, a garage can be a dangerous thing. Especially if your husband likes tools. The mystery package was a band saw... one made in Italy, because apparently all the ones made in the US are just for amateurs.

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a washing machine from italy?

a new sports car?

i haven't the slightest....

12.7.2008 | Unregistered Commentermolly

Ooooh, some kind of fancy pants wood working machinery.... of some description.
I can't wait to see ^_^

12.7.2008 | Unregistered CommenterDesiree Fawn

You are so funny!! Is this your Christmas gift?

12.7.2008 | Unregistered CommenterLecia

definitely a washing machine!!! from italy
or a sink.
or a bathtub.
or something equally as marvelous because its from italy!

12.7.2008 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie alaine

I still can't tell exactly what it is but if it's some sort of wood working machinery I'm sure Jake's going to be salivating and have a new item on HIS wishlist! ***I'm glad I finally saw the button that translated to English because I was trying to spot something recognizeable in Italian from my years of Spanish. :) Looks like SOMEONE is going to have a fun Christmas and maybe all will benefit from this gift?

12.7.2008 | Unregistered CommenterJen S

Looks to me like a woodworking lathe or something? Very interesting.

12.7.2008 | Unregistered CommenterLin

Wow. I have no idea.

12.7.2008 | Unregistered CommenterLeigh

crazy - that site isn't even in english - what on earth could it be? can't wait to find out...


12.7.2008 | Unregistered Commenterjen


Give a man a garage and......

That looks extremely exciting!

12.7.2008 | Unregistered CommenterHeather

maybe it's an italian nanny. let's hope she can cook!

12.8.2008 | Unregistered Commentersara

a VESPA!!!

12.8.2008 | Unregistered CommenterMargaret

It can be very dangerous to give a husband a garage...

12.10.2008 | Unregistered CommenterTara

Is it a wood lathe?

12.10.2008 | Unregistered CommenterRachel Halatokoua

No, wait, it's a planer!

12.10.2008 | Unregistered CommenterRachel Halatokoua

I once overheard my husband on the phone arranging delivery of some woodworking machinery say, "I should probably come pick it up. I don't know if you can get your truck here. This is a residence not a commercial building." I'm glad my fabric purchases never result in such logistic issues!

12.13.2008 | Unregistered CommenterAnn Marie

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