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All about files

Have you ever used a metal file before? I bet you have. Did you know there is a certain way to use one? Do you know how to clean one? How about sharpen or repair? Me either to be honest but recently I found a great guide on all of these things ...

How to Convert your AC Tools to DC with a Treadmill Motor

I have been buying up old 1940’s era power tools like a drill press, a bandsaw and more. They all use a huge, power hungry AC motor and in many cases has pretty light duty ones attached to them. Over the years people move motors around to ...

Kitchen Measurements Cheat Sheet

This is a super cool looking sheet. Do you cook? Do you measure things in the kitchen? I think most of us do at some point. If you are like me, eventually you will need to convert one thing to another, such as a dry measurement to fluid, or a horse ...

How hard is the wood?

I know absolutely nothing about wood, so I found this incredibly useful chart online. Print it out for your shop or bookmark this page for future reference.   (image via Pinterest.  It's all over the internet and I was unable to find ...