People often speak about how important it is to have the correct tools for the job.

This is usually true. Being able to complete a task successfully is much easier if you have the appropriate tools that can cope with what needs to be done. Specialist tools are designed for specific functions, so it makes sense. But there is also something to be said for the ability to improvise. Although improvisation might not give exactly the same result - finding alternative solutions can usually provide sufficient outcomes.

In the interest of helping to find those alternative solutions, I’ve put together a little visual presentation of how - when you don’t have the correct tools - the value of improvisation comes in to play.

Have a look here