Chapter 8. Instructions and Warranty

Caution—Use Only as Directed

Toolkits are usually packaged with instruction sheets and a warranty card, which most of us try to ignore. After all, a tool isn’t very user-friendly if you have to read how to operate it. Worse, most instruction sheets start out by listing everything that can go wrong if you use the tools incorrectly. Following this time-honored pattern, we begin the instructions for this lean toolkit with a disclaimer.

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