DIY = do it yourself
Exploits = bold or daring feats
It’s time to have some fun and stop worrying about the rules
Tips & Tricks
Ryobi Lithium-ion Pole Saw
I admit it, I can be a bit of a tool snob. Or at least, I should say that once I have a bad experience with a brand, I tend to avoid it for a long time. I haven't had much experience with Ryobi in years since I helped a friend frame out his basement and we had to go...
Tool Review: Keter Portable Work Station
The Keter Portable Work Station is a mobile work station with an integrated clamping area. The table is rated for 1000 lbs and can be set up in seconds thanks to an interesting quick-opening system. Pushing buttons on both sides buttons allows the legs to swing down,...
This was my first attempt at creating a butcher block look. All told, I think I spent more money on gorilla glue than I did on the pine 2x6s I used!
Dining Room Table
This table was built with a mix of off-the-shelf items from the home improvement store. The top is covered with pre-finished flooring and the legs are newel posts used for staircases.
I see the Campbell Hausfeld project calendar shows March as upholstery month. While a sewing machine isn't exactly a standard tool in my workshop, I do have a quick weekend project that does involve upholstery - this storage bench below. Like many of my projects, the...
Air Tools: Not Just a Luxury
I have a confession to make. Ever since I received the Campbell Hausfeld air compressor, I have viewed it as a sort of luxury item. I really didn't think I absolutely needed to have a big compressor. While it does outperform my old pancake compressor in pretty much...