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How to remove and install stair end caps

Instead of writing step-by-step instructions on how to remove/install stair end caps, I believe the video below will do a far better job at explaining this process. Within the video you’ll find text explaining the steps I took to replace one of my one existing stair end cap, and how […]

How to use a screw extractor

My wife and I were recently painting our interior doors off of the kitchen, which unfortunately required us to remove the doors from their frames, and then take off the hardware. The problem with doing this in our house, is that the doors are extremely old, and therefore so are […]

Harbor Freight 40 Piece Socket Wrench Review

I know Harbor Freight tools get a bad rap at times, but for their 40 piece socket wrench set (item # 63015, item #47902) I have no hesitation in my positive recommendation. For $5, 40 pieces, and a lifetime warranty it is a no-brainer in my eyes. I know in my […]

Installing a Gate Into Existing Fence

Our backyard is entirely fenced in, which I love. It keeps prying eyes off of our property, and it keeps rodents and neighbors’ leaves at bay. However, our trash service is in the alley behind our home, and the fence has (well “had”) no gate entry to the trash bins. […]

How to install bench swivel vise

As a house warming gift — in our new home that finally had a work room — my mother graciously brought up my grandfather’s old bench vise. It was solid, functional, and well-worked. It’s hard to tell from wear, lubricating oil, and scuffs, but I believe it’s an old Craftsman […]