Home Improvements

The Expedition Now Fits in the Carport

My Wife and I have been saving for and looking for a new primary vehicle for a while.  Her 2003 Ford Explorer has 174,000 miles …

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Tool Reviews

Sometimes It’s Just Easier to Buy a Jig

I’m all for those of you who make your own jigs, clamps, tools, etc.  I’m always impressed to see how you made a tool for …

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DIY Carpentry Tips and Tricks

Dust Collection? I Scoff at Dust Collection

It seems to be all the rage.  Every popular woodworker on YouTube makes an elaborate dust collection system for all their tools.  Festool guys brat …

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Tool Reviews

Craftsman 10 inch Compact Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review

I’m excited about this tool.  I did a lot of research debated models price points compared similar models and finally decided on this model. It …

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DIY Carpentry Tips and Tricks

How to Fix a Kitchenaid Stand Mixer That’s Not Spinning

It was Saturday.  A nice day of not doing a lot of anything.  For dinner we decided that homemade pizza would be enjoyable.  My wife …

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DIY Carpentry Tips and Tricks

Quick and Easy Wood Vise Jaws

I’ve ruined the finish on several projects over the years a with the metal jaws in my vice.  Replacing the jaws with a non-marring jaw …

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Firearms

Making Progress on My Richard’s Semi-inlet Rifle Stock

This Richard’s Micro-fit Rifle Stock has been sitting under my bed for about a year. I finally started working on it. I’ve finished inletting the …

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Rockwell Shop Series Belt/Disk Sander
Tool Reviews

New Tool Tuesday: Rockwell Shopseries Benchtop Sander

I’ve been wanting a benchtop belt/disk sander for a long time.  My main purpose for buying one is to properly shape recoil pads and spacers.  Of course …

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