A strong grip determines many a fate

Completed mods on the rod bender

Midway through modifications of a Hossfeld-style bender

Tips for construction hard hats

Less hassle to haul around your castle

Quick & easy wheels for ladders

A pry bar for pallets, decking, girts, etc

An elaborate fixture for welding is described

Tool recommendations for the new guy on the construction site. Yes, I forgot to mention a hammer, but often anything else can be substituted as an attitude adjuster.

An easy jig for production drilling of small parts.

Basic info on trouble-free use

Tearing sandpaper into strips clean & fast

Ideas to expand the utility of a shop crane

Add casters to furniture with the minimal amount of poop flinging.

A partial victory in sparkytown

A few steps forward for a beginner welder

Some initial tips on hanging storage

Sacrifice strength for speed with peg board, instead of french cleats alone

A makeshift solution, using a Lazy Susan bearing & steel plate, can ease pipe welding woes

Final electrical checks on the refurbished unit

Basic operation of this welder described

Intro to the iconic buzzbox tombstone welder

Here is a quick & dirty lifting solution, along with the next rehab project

Closing thoughts

Some ramblings about the vise's likely history


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