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Sep 13, 2016

Shop Tips: How to Make a Super Simple Sanding Drum

created at: 09/13/2016

One of the last steps in the shop on any project is sanding. It can be a long, drawn out process to get the final shape and then smooth it all out but this drum makes quick work of it.   

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Dec 30, 2010

How To: Refinish an Old Metal Toolbox

created at: 12/30/2010

I'm with John. The selection of toolboxes at hardware stores is awful: flimsy black and yellow junk emblazoned with brands, or cheap synthetic fabrics with seams that are already beginning to come apart.

So, like John, I'm always on the lookout for old metal toolboxes and tackle boxes when at the thrift shop and other secondhand stores. And, over the years, I have a pretty heathly collection of perfectly usable, albeit rust cover and pretty shabby looking, old steel toolboxes.

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