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Central Pneumatic 16 Gauge Air Finish Nailer Review

Manufacturer: Central Pneumatic Model: 16 Gauge Air Finish Nailer Model 68023 Place of Purchase: Harbor Freight Cost: $54.99 (Sale Price) Overview As part of a hardware floor installation, all the base molding was removed.  To replace it all with a pneumatic finish nailer…

Cordless Drill Shelf

A simple cordless drill shelf, made from 1/2″ plywood scraps and painted black to match the cabinets.  There’s space for both drills and their accompanying tip holders.  This is a project that should have been completed a long time ago.…

Workmate Dropleaf #79-021

The Northern Illinois Steam Power Club’s annual threshing bee has a flea market as part of the activities.  Last year I purchased what appeared to be a small Workmate, and at the bargain price of $5.  The plastic bits look…

Review: CRKT Tool

Manufacturer: Columbia River Knife & Tool Model: CRKT Tool Web: CRKT Place of Purchase: Amazon Cost: $26.86 Overview I have a Leatherman Skeletool, it’s used on a daily basis, works great and is well made (in the USA).  There are…

Harbor Freight Review: Air Tools

Overview A four gallon hotdog style air compressor was purchased about ten years ago, primarily for running a Grizzly brad nailer and occasionally inflating tires.  But with more and more car care projects, it would be nice to have some…

Ikea Tertial Work Lamp Modification

There can never be too much light in a workshop, and the workbench is no exception to that rule.  Part of the work area light is provided by an inexpensive Ikea Tertial work lamp.  Good lamp, quite sturdy and can accommodate…

Review: Pittsburgh Watch Link Remover Pliers

Manufacturer: Pittsburgh Model: 66267 Web: http://www.harborfreight.com Place of Purchase: Harbor Freight Cost: $17.99 This is a very specialized tool, it’s sole purpose in life is to remove the pins that hold together the links that make up a watch band. …