July 9, 2014
I’m one of those carpenters who always have a lot of tools and fasteners in their tool pouch. That’s convenient, but it also creates a problem. Whenever I take off…
Your tip on a caulk station (FHB #244) got me thinking about the ways I work with caulk. For short-term storage—up to two weeks—I clean the tip of the open…
May 14, 2014
After years of perching my caulk guns on whatever surface was there, I finally got serious about storing them. As pictured below, the device I came up with holds two…
April 30, 2014
Combines polyester and Kevlar into a single piece of fabric
January 2, 2014
Belt has an off-center buckle and a fixed hammer-holster and pockets
November 7, 2013
I got this technique from a man who learned to fold backdrop tarps in theaters. As shown in the drawings, lay the tarp on dry ground fully extended (1). Bring…
July 11, 2013
If you use bungee cords, you know how they want to tangle themselves into a Medusa-headed ball of thick, interlocking bands all S-hooked together. To get a handle on my…
January 10, 2013
If you have problems keeping tools organized in the larger pouches of tool belts that lack smaller dividers and pockets for your tools, put a block of rigid-foam board in…
November 20, 2012
Available in three sizes, DeWalt's Tough System Toolboxes have crushproof expanded-foam walls capped with a watertight lid secured by metal latches.
November 8, 2012
Model-specific tool cases may be facing extinction thanks to a new breed of stackable, customizable boxes.
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