Laura McMullen, Nerd Wallet Published 7:01 a.m. ET April 6, 2019


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Scott King is the guy with the chainsaw. When neighbors need to hack down a stump, they borrow his, rather than buy or rent one. His friends in the Dallas neighborhood of Sparkman Estates help him, too.

He borrows Shelby’s ladders, Mark’s spare bike parts, Carl’s tiller and Ryan’s fertilizer spreader. It costs him nothing — just the time it takes to walk to the neighbor’s house and maybe enjoy a beer while he’s there.

Sharing a chainsaw is one of many ways you