A Simple Garage Stool

I recently put a smaller 4′ workbench in a corner of my garage dedicated to small projects like fixing electronics, working with the Dremel, etc. I knew I wanted a blue stool to match my new 44″ U.S. General toolbox, which is right next to the workbench. I’ve seen a bunch of different garage stools … Read more

Hands-On: TEKTON Combination Wrench Set Review

I recently decided to replace all of my old combination wrenches with new ones because I have a shiny new toolbox in my garage that… well… simply must have shiny new tools inside.???? As I was going through my old combo wrenches, I discovered that I had about 24 different brands, yet not a single … Read more

The World’s Simplest Stud Finder

While hanging shelves in our garage last weekend, BOTH of our electronic stud finders died. While sad, we kinda knew it was time. So, off to online searching we go fro a good replacement. While comparing the few electronic stud finders that were on the search resulta, something off to the side caught my attention. … Read more

A Great Parts Organizer from Milwaukee

After a bunch of back-to-back city/house moves, my small parts—nuts, bolts, screws, wire nuts, wall anchors, o-rings, clamps, etc.—have become a complete nightmare, scattered within various boxes. Along the way, a bunch of the clear plastic small parts organizer drawers that I had packed were broken, spilling parts in the boxes. I needed a way … Read more

Hands-On: Fenix PD36R Rechargeable 1600 LM Tactical Flashlight

Here’s something a little different, but a topic some buddies and I were actually discussing while hanging out in the garage a few weeks ago: tactical flashlights. As some of you may or may not know from previous posts here or on social media, I’m a fairly confident self-defender. I don’t have a bunch of … Read more

Hands-On: Oldie but Goodie – JEGS Workbench Utility Mat

I recently bought a 48″ bamboo workbench to balance out the wall in my garage where a new 44″ toolbox is located. While I certainly expect a wood workbench top of almost any kind to develop battle scars during normal use, I didn’t expect this one to scratch so easily. It’s something to do with … Read more

Vgate iCar Pro Bluetooth OBDII Diagnostic Scanner & Interface

I’ve done several different rounds of modifications to my Jeep and each time I do, I have to reconfigure things like gear ratio, tire size/speedometer, idle speed, and certain creature-comforts I either want or don’t want. Until just recently, I used a $180 OBDII device, designed specifically for my model/year Jeep, with a bunch of … Read more