DEAR TIM: I’m anxious to get started on several projects now that spring is here. I have my eye on one of the electric oscillating multitools. I wonder if you’ve used one and can comment on what to consider when selecting one. My biggest fear is I purchase one that won’t perform well or do […]
Tim reviews the Fein MultiMaster Multi-Tool. He rates it Click one of these links to purchase thisFein Kit MultiMaster Oscillating Multi-Tool or search for the Fein MultiMaster Tool & Accessories. If you want more technical specifications on this tool, just Click here.
This trailer is forty years old. It hit the market in 1974. Maybe you can find a restored one on eBay. I bought a new 1969 VW Beetle as a present for myself on my 17th birthday. I had saved up for a year for it and had to have my mom co-sign a two-year […]
I'm sure you've seen regular trucks on roadways plowing snow. If you're a traveler you've maybe been stuck in an airport concourse looking out the windows as giant plows work on the tarmac, taxiways and runways to get you back home. But I doubt you've ever been up in the mountains watching how railroads keep […]
DEAR TIM: I was in a home center and saw a hand-held belt sander. It seems so much more useful than the smaller oscillating sanders. I’m really thinking of getting one. What can you tell me about them and is it too much tool for the average homeowner? What kind of things can I use […]
Have you ever had a power tool or other electrical appliance unplug itself from the end of an extension cord as you tug on the cord? It's happened to me and it's frustrating. In the past I simply tied the two cords in a knot. This is not a good thing to do with the […]
Cordless hammer drills are capable of drilling holes into solid granite quickly and easily. No need to use sledge hammers and star bits. If your project calls for a full day of drilling, you may want to get a corded drill and a portable power generator.
When it comes to digging a hole or trench, or just moving dirt around, there is a proper shovel for each different job. Use the wrong hand shovel and you could make the job even harder. Check out these tips on selecting the proper shovel for the job.