Gardening can be both a joy and a chore. As always, having and using the right tool makes the job easier and more enjoyable. However, keeping the right tool, right, takes a little care and attention. Need a little garden tool care advice? Read on. Three easy garden tool care tips Keep them clean
We've all used glue, from arts and crafts to shoe repair and carpentry. We've all need to stick something to something else at some point. It seems simple enough, apply and press. Yet there is a daunting number of glues to chose from. And lots to learn about the process. Things to consider when choosing
In researching this article I've come to the conclusion that bricklaying is a lot like baking. The basics are easy enough and if you follow the instructions your project will be passable. However there are a lot of tips, tricks and preparations that can turn your project from passable to masterwork. Things to Remember: Plan,
Since the invention of leaf blowers and vacuum cleaners very few people give any thought to brooms. Yet sweeping is an effective and power efficient way to corral dust and debris. And, let's face it, the more tasks that you can do without power the better. Not only is sweeping inexpensive, it's quiet and
Sandpaper - a stiff paper or light cardboard with one side coated in rough particles, used for making things smooth. Should be easy right? Yet, a brief adventure down that aisle of the hardware store reveals an almost mind boggling array of types, shapes, textures and something called grit. It's sandpaper, it's disposable, does
For most people a saw is a saw, a serrated blade with a handle. Like a steak knife but bigger. And a power saw is a big spinning blade of immanent death, dismemberment and saw dust. Crime dramas and horror movies aside, saws are varied and useful tools ideal for many purposes and materials.