DEAR TIM: I was at a spring home show and saw a few displays that featured beautiful stone. When I asked about what type of stone it was, the man said it was colored and textured concrete. I wasn’t prepared for that answer! Are these products durable and DIY friendly? This stone would be a […]
Think about this. It's the day after St. Patrick's Day - March 18, 2014. There are still 4-foot piles of snow surrounding my driveway. Up at the top of my drive in the cul-de-sac you can find 8-foot piles of snow and ice 3-feet thick sticking on the side of the ledge! It's going to […]
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 […]
I've written about pothole repair for years. The trick, in your driveway, is to undercut the edges of the pothole like a dentist repairs a cavity in your tooth. The dentist undercuts the hole so the bottom of the hole is bigger than the top. When the amalgam filling is compacted and hardens, it can't […]
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.
DEAR TIM: The official start of Spring is just days away. I’ve been putting it off for years, but I’m finally going to build an outdoor shed. My garage is so full of junk I long ago gave up parking my car in it. I see the pre-built sheds in the parking lots of the […]
You've maybe seen a light airplane land on a lake. It was outfitted with pontoons so the plane wouldn't sink. But what about landing a plane on water that just has wheels only - no floats or pontoons? Alton, NH is a unique town that has an FAA-approved hard-surface runway for a few months each […]
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 […]