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October 3, 2016
Run your business clean, neat, and efficient — inside and out.
June 3, 2011
Put away your shovel and save your back. Make your truck do all the work, with this simple homemade bed liner.
Does your extension ladder howl when you're driving down the road? Our latest 'Truck Tips' video has a quick fix for that. Plus, see an easy way to load ladders without breaking your back.
January 14, 2009
The Parallam beams used as headers atop Simpson garage-door walls are heavy. They are typically 31/2 in. wide by 16 in. deep by 22 ft. long. I don't want to…
June 19, 2008
Great moments in building history: A cement-filled truck is a dangerous thing.
May 14, 2008
As a handyman in the city, I work on jobs consisting mainly of repairs and small installations such as closet organizers or shelf units. I don't need a big truck…
September 1, 2007
I know truck-bed extenders are available commercially, but I decided to make my own to demonstrate my carpentry and problem-solving skills to my clients. It seems to have worked. My…
Here is a way to save you some cleanup time when you make a construction-debris dump run. Instead of the old way, which had me cleaning out the back of…
March 1, 2007
I occasionally need to haul a load of gravel in my pickup, and when it’s time to unload the stuff, some of it inevitably gets caught in the gap between…
September 1, 2005
The bed of my compact pickup measures only 40 in. between the wheel wells. To be able to carry 4x8 sheets of plywood without canting them up diagonally on one…
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