9 Ways to Save Space in a Crowded Garage

For most of us, the garage is a multi-purpose room that acts as a storage unit, a workshop, and a place to park the car. But these various uses all require space, and it probably doesn’t take long to fill the garage up and make it difficult to move around or even find the things … Read more

How to Stop Tool Theft and Recover Stolen Tools

For a craftsman, losing some or all of your tools to theft means missing work and being able to perform to your full potential. Even a home DIYer would be without the use of their tools and hundreds or even thousands of dollars in personal property. The nicer the tool (think SK or Snap-on), the higher … Read more

6 Safety Tips for Every DIYer

You can save a lot of money by taking on home improvement and repair tasks on your own. However, you should also know that the DIY sector accounts for tens of thousands of emergency room visits every year. By all means, get started on those tasks, but always keep your personal safety in the front … Read more

Intro to Plasma Cutting for Beginners

The basics of plasma cutting are similar to TIG welding. It’s a process which uses a high-velocity jet of ionized gas (typically air) through a constricting orifice (small nozzle). This ionized gas (plasma), conducts electricity from the electrode (torch) to the work piece. When the arc makes contact with the conductive material you want to … Read more

How Important is it to Buy Tools Made in the USA?

Not all tools are created equal. For many years, tools that are manufactured in the United States have been considered some of the best tools on the market, with few exceptions. In recent years, countries like Taiwan and China have taken steps to increase tool quality, and while they’re still (for the most part) not … Read more

7 Tips to Keep Your Garage Secure

Your garage is one of the most vulnerable parts of the home, because it’s often overlooked when trying to beef up security. Whether you use your garage as a workshop, a storage area, or simply to park your car, there are some inexpensive – or even completely free – ways to make it safer and … Read more

Top 20 Garage Hacks You Can Do Today

Garage hacks will either help you get more out of your garage or help you get more done in it. Sometimes, both of those things are the same, and the best garage hacks will always involve making the most of things and space that you already have available. Some of these hacks you probably already … Read more

Top 10 Most Dangerous Tools in the Garage

Tools have been used by mankind for thousands of years, and they have always shared one important trait: Tools can be dangerous when improperly used. The rise of recent injuries with hand held tools are mainly attributed to DIY amateurs who have not been shown how to properly use a tool or even bothered to read … Read more

7 Ways to Remove a Rusted, Rounded, or Stripped Bolt

From time to time, you’ll encounter a bolt that simply won’t budge. Stripped threads are another common issue you may experience. However, there are numerous tricks, or hacks, that you can use to loosen stuck bolts of all types. Many of these solutions can be done with simple tools lying around the house. You’ll be … Read more