September 16, 2015
My garage is also my workshop, so most of my projects involve hauling my tools to the driveway. Frequently, I am close to finishing a project as the sun sets.…
October 30, 2014
May 31, 2011
Romex isn't just for electricity anymore! Make your own handy light snake with a few wraps of this easily-formable wire.
September 1, 2008
I had to make some urgent plumbing repairs under a kitchen sink, so I hunted around for my flashlight. Its batteries were dead, so I reluctantly set up a 300w…
January 3, 2008
Designed to wrap around the frayed end of a power tool cord, Heli-Tube Spirally Cut Cable Wrap protects the cord and provides a larger bending radius than simply wrapping the cord with electrical tape
December 13, 2007
This flashlight from SureFire is powerful, with a beam that is bright, white, and direct
July 13, 2007
Keeping your power source protected and visible is paramount, and this tip gives you a simple way to do it
Store cords neatly and transport them easily
September 1, 2006
I like to keep extension cords in tidy coils when I’m not using them. To that end, I’ve found that the touch-fastener cable ties called Grip-Strips are convenient and effective.…
September 1, 2005
Lighting is always important while doing repairs. Some lights, however, such as halogens, get too hot, while smaller tungsten-filament trouble lights are, in fact, troublesome. After they have been on…
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