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Category Archives: Tools


Kwik-lift ramps. Tool fantasy fulfilled

So I’ll start with saying I have wanted these for a long time. If you’re not familiar with the company check out The gist of it is that they are ramps, you drive the car on to and then jack up the low side via cross bar. Then there are fold down legs that […]

Bracing the floppy floppy cargo cover

If you have hauled anything heavy or maybe the previous owner wasn’t so careful, you probably had a spare tire cover that shared some similar structural properties as a pringle.  

Rear trailing arm bushing replacement. The red donut!

The bushing in my rear trailing arm was shot so I decided to put in these from energy suspension. It is fortunately not an overly complicated task to get this Japanese sex toy looking thing into the rear trailing arm, though it is a bit of a drawn out process.

Shopdog, the last sawhorse you’ll need.

This is a plug for shopdog sawhorses designed by Grant over at I highly recommend checking his site out as he has a YouTube video going into detail about all the uses of these. Plans are a cheap $5 and well worth it. Comes with templates and very detailed instruction.  

Slo-mo on the drill yo.

I picked up this speed reduction kit from it dropped my low spindle speed from 640 down to 152rpm. Hella awesome for metal work. Anyway, check them out for your custom metal doings. Notchers, benders all sorts of badass stuff.  

Pressmatic Drillination!!!1

That's right, I got myself a drill press. Picked it up off of Craigslist, it's an old Delta Rockwell.

Neusaw. A DeWalt model MB I believe.

I picked this up off of the Craig's list, up in this nice little retirement village called Sun City.  

Swing saw restoration!

Here it is, my Heston and Anderson model 5 swing saw. I'm having to redo this post due to some weird bug that deleted the whole thing. Oh well. So a brief description, this design was patented in 1928, I'm not sure exactly how old my saw is, but the other ones I have found […]