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

SpotCheck #36

There’s a lot of stuff that comes across the workbench or inbox here at GarageSpot each week. And while much of it is pretty cool, there’s either not enough to make a full story of it (yet), or we just don’t have time but do want to share. That’s what this post is about each … 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

SpotCheck #24

A quick look at some of the cool stuff that has come across our workbench or inbox this week.

A Few Helpful Garage Org Project Videos from Craftsman

Here are a few brief and helpful videos from Craftsman for that Spring garage cleaning and organization project that I just know you’re gonna tackle this weekend.? Hosted by Master Craftsman, Rob North, the first video is a mash-up of a few projects (with some heavy product placement, but I come from a digital strategy/marketing … Read more

How to Wash Your Car Like a Pro

I generally spend several hours washing and sometimes more thoroughly detailing the family cars every few weekends or so, in between the quicker clean-ups, of course. In this article, I’ll walk you through my car wash process and introduce you to the tools and chemicals I personally use (please read the little disclaimer at the … Read more