May 16, 2013
My favorite kneepads have hook-and-loop straps that have steadily lost their grip. They got so bad that when I stood up after working on a recent flooring project, the kneepads…
July 15, 2010
What's the difference?
November 6, 2007
Decifering the acronyms listed on the labels of shoes and boots
May 1, 1999
An orthopedic surgeon explains what goes wrong with knees and suggests ways to protect them.
November 1, 1996
If your knee pads keep falling down or if you have to cinch them so tight that your toes fall asleep, sew a couple of belt loops on each side…
March 1, 1993
What to do when you've stepped on a nail or dropped a 6x6 on your toes.
March 1, 1989
Like Paul Arena (see Padded work pants), I use knee patches to extend the life of my pants, but with one important difference: no sewing is involved. I use a…
July 1, 1988
As a general contractor, my clothes take a lot of abuse over the course of a day. To get more use out of a new pair of pants, my wife stitches large…
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