How to Jack Up a Truck Like a Pro

How to Jack Up a Truck Like a Pro
Whether you recently bought a new truck and want to learn how to maintain it properly, or you just want to refresh your knowledge, we got you covered! This in-depth guide will show you how to jack up a truck and contains all the necessary steps, including the tools you need to do the job properly and securely.

Jeep Doors Buyer’s Guide

Jeep doors buying guide

PAOLI, Pa. (August 11th, 2020) – ExtremeTerrain (XT) launches a new video aimed at helping Jeep JK, YJ, TJ, and JL owners in their quest for the best aftermarket door. XT host Sara Riordan, breaks down 4 of the most common door options, outlining the features and key considerations for each one. Sara demonstrates each … Read more

The World’s Simplest Stud Finder

The StudBuddy is a simple piece of plastic with neodymium or rare-earth magnets buried inside. That's it. In fact, its tagline is, "The world's simplest stud finder."

DIY Mechanic’s Creeper

Unless you’ve got a pit in your garage, a hydraulic lift, or perhaps a lifted truck, you’ve probably got a mechanic’s creeper for getting underneath your car. But if you’re in the market for a new one and you’re not afraid of a bit of DIY and sawdust, making your own creeper could be a fun little … Read more

Buy It or Build It: The Fidget Spinner

If you don’t know what a fidget spinner is, you’re… well… like almost every other old guy. But this old guy does know and the new craze that is the fidget spinner a great way to exude nervous energy. For whatever reason, we all think we have ADHD these days. We don’t. We just like to fidget. And that’s … Read more

A Metal Carport Build

If you’re unfamiliar with April Wilkerson, she’s a super-talented YouTuber with zero tolerance for fear. April is a self-taught woodworker and, more recently, welder/fabricator. Back in 2013, April had never really used a power tool. Today, she’s building—instead of buying—super-useful stuff that she or her family wants or needs, including this heavy-duty steel two-vehicle carport. … Read more

Building a Better Birdhouse

I say it a lot, but the wife and I moved from the city into the [somewhat] sticks. We’ve got a lot of trees on our new property and we want birdies to come pay us a visit. We visited the local bird supply store and spent a whopping $150 on bird stuff—it was easy … Read more

DIY Powder Coating

I’ve had some smaller parts on the Jeep that I’ve wanted powder coated for a while now—accessory brackets and such—but just haven’t been able to justify the cost of paying someone else to do it. I do know a guy that does powder coating professionally, but I’d still want to pay him to do the … Read more

Make This Sweet Stealth Shelf

If you’re looking for a cool weekend woodworking project that you can knock out in a few hours and for about $50 in materials, check out this super-cool stealth shelf, complete with secret, magnetically-triggered locks. Not only does it make for great home decor, but you can hide your stuff in it, too. Thanks to one … Read more

DIY Sandblaster

Having access to an abrasive media blaster of some kind is great if you’re restoring a car, truck, or working with other types of metals that need to be completely clean and free of any contaminants. There are several kinds of media blasters available for both the workshop and mobile applications. Prices vary, but typical consumer-style portable … Read more