Ideas to save money, time and make stuff work that really doesn’t want to work any more.
A pipe wrench can come in handy if you are trying to straighten bent metal parts.
A simple hack to make opening and closing a gate valve fasterContinue reading
Does it make sense to clean rusty screwdriver bits?Continue reading
I am in the process of some serious cleanup of two Rhododendron beds at the end of my driveway. I needed a small wall between one of the beds and my neighbor’s property. The solution was to re-purpose some cinder blocks, 4×4’s and pavers that I had.Continue reading
I let my Craftsman Roto Tiller sit neglected in the shed for over three years. About an hour of carburetor cleaning got it running again.Continue reading
My Craftsman tractor was blowing smoke from a blown head gasket. I opted to replace it myself.Continue reading
It’s that time of the year again. Time to remove the plow and put the cutting deck back on. This year, I had to replace a mandrel.Continue reading
If your lawnmower, snowblower, tractor or other small engine is surging, here is a quick fix that might work.Continue reading
This is truly a shlock job. But it worked.Continue reading
I was trying to remove a really stubborn nut on a lawnmower pulley. After a half hour with a grinder, I only made a dent. I found a simple trick that allowed me to easily break the nut.Continue reading