I’ve finished the “carcass” for the drawers that I’m adding to a workbench. The carcass is what holds the drawers and it’s going to slide into the opening in the bench. It’s extremely important that it is made with sides that are perfectly parallel or the drawer slides won’t work well.… Read the rest
I have an ancient Sears kerosene torpedo heater which was one of the first big workshop investments I ever made. I bought it back when I was very young and poor, and was often fixing my car in the winter in an unheated garage.
When I tried using it for the first time in about 6 or 7 years I was surprised to find that it ran with the same kerosene that had been in the tank all that time. … Read the rest