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Re: Fwd: answer about ice chopping tool

yeah, that's what I have. I have a curved one too, but the flat one is a better tool. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2008 11:47 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Fwd: answer about ice chopping tool

Here's Dad's answer on the ice chopper.  It has a flat bottom, not curved
like the edging tools I've seen.  Figures he still has the one I remember
using as a kid.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Tom Evans <evanstj@ptd.net>
Date: Dec 20, 2008 1:56 PM
Subject: Re: question
To: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>

I always referred to it as a "ICE SCRAPER"  That's what its used for.  I
would imagine Lowe's or Home Depot ot True Value Hardware Stores would carry them. You can also use them for edgeing around sidewalks. I still have the
one we had at Lockhart St. and use it occasionly when cutting a fine edge
between grass and stone walkway.  Hope this helps.   Dad

----- Original Message -----
*From:* Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
*To:* Tom Evans <evanstj@ptd.net>
*Sent:* Friday, December 19, 2008 10:09 PM
*Subject:* question

One of the gals on my gardenchat list is trying to figure out how to get
thick ice off her sidewalks & driveway. (she's in IL they usually get snow not ice). I remember some tool you had like a long handled hoe but the neck
was straight and not bent and it made a dandy ice chopper.  But I can't
remember what it was called. Do you remember? The woman in Atlanta wants
to know too, they get a lot of ice there apparently.

Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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