I couldn’t resist buying a steel letter/number stamping set from Harbor Freight. They are not very expensive to begin with and I think I bought a set on sale for three or four dollars. It turns out I did not really have a clue how to use them until I read this article. … Read the rest
I like to use socket head cap screws. Rather than keeping an expensive assortment of different lengths on hand, I usually stock a smaller selection and just cut a longer screw down to the length I need. Frank Ford has a great idea for making that process easier. His step plate makes consistent length screws and it fixes any thread damage done by the hacksaw.