Organizing Garage & Shop Tools

For many individuals and homeowners, a garage equates to a large toolshed or storage unit. But in truth, most homeowners would like to become organized, so they could work on all those woodworking projects and not waste time hunting for tools. Here are some hints and ideas about organizing those tools in the garage.

To begin, if one desires that the garage and small tools be organized, then prioritize the space available. Forget about wishing the space was larger or adding on – and work with what exists. Read more Organizing Garage & Shop Tools

Off Road Tool Kit Essentials

going off road needs toolsMechanical fractures and 4WD failures are unavoidable when going off road. When you’re in the boonies from your nearest gas station, it can well be up to you or your pals to fix the Jeep to make it back home. On board tools could be crucial if this happens. It’s smart to always carry at least fundamental tools in the backcountry. Read more Off Road Tool Kit Essentials

Woodworking Using Hand Tools

wood=working-toolsWoodworking is a great hobby and a great way to make money. But to do so effectively, you need the right hand tools.

These primary woodworking hand tools will give a fantastic beginning for your woodworking journey. Don’t be frightened by the potential outlay of cash either. Flea markets and yard sales are excellent, economical places to shop for all these hand tool fundamentals. Or, you can buy new tools at most hardware stores.

These are the essential woodworking hand tools:

  • Combination Square: An indispensable tool for drawing or knifing a line at 45 and 90 degrees. A cut line is far better than a pencil line because it supplies a precise location and line for beginning a chisel or handsaw.

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How to Choose Safety Gear for Face Protection

Facial safetyThose who work with tools need to become familiar with how to shield their face from any number of potential hazards. Preventable injuries occur when tool operators take risks, so it’s especially important to wear their facial safety gear at all times — even for quick and simple jobs.

Whether it’s intense heat or foreign objects that pose a threat, hobbyists and professionals alike should keep the following in mind before selecting face protection gear.

Safety Goggles

The eyes are sensitive and vulnerable when exposed to dangerous elements. Read more How to Choose Safety Gear for Face Protection

Which Power Tools Do You Need Around the House?

Power tools for household useMany homeowners at one time or another will find themselves wanting power tools. Power tools make it easier to perform home improvement projects and make repairs. Power tools also help hobbyists who like to build things in their garage.

New homeowners and people who are new to making home improvement projects can find the world of power tools intimidating. This list will help someone who hasn’t yet invested in power tools to find the right tools for them. 

Power Drill

Many homeowners use their power drill more than any other tool in the tool box. Read more Which Power Tools Do You Need Around the House?