The following tools and equipment of a debtor used in a commercial activity, trade,
business or profession shall be exempt from process:
1. The tools, equipment, instrument and books of a debtor or the spouse of a debtor
primarily used in, and necessary to carry on, the commercial activity, trade, business or
profession of the debtor or the debtor's spouse, not in excess of an aggregate fair market
value of two thousand five hundred dollars. For the purpose of this paragraph,
"tools" do not include a motor vehicle primarily used by a debtor for personal,
family or household purposes such as transportation to and from the debtor's place of
2. Farm machinery, utensils, implements of husbandry, feed, seed, grain and animals not
in excess of an aggregate value of two thousand five hundred dollars belonging to a debtor
whose primary income is derived from farming.
3. All arms, uniforms and accoutrements required by law to be kept by a debtor.