Last week was a busy week here at Toolmonger. If you’ve been spending time in the shop — you should! — and you haven’t had a chance to keep up with Toolmonger this week, we suggest you start with these posts, which our readers helped to select:
Give Yourself A Brake
Almost no one has a full-sized metal brake in in the shop so BAC helps you out with their 18″ model. It bolts to the bench and can bend up to 16 gauge steel.
Bend The Rules
This sweet bend rule from Incra is the easy way to correctly mark up your latest project. With a measuring rig like this, you have shot at not suffering from a case of the mis-marked wobbles.
Simple Green, Simply Clean
Cleaning up the shop often feels like an impossible mission. Simple Green puts the smackdown on dirty shops and the crew in them.
How To Build A Cheap, Simple Worktable
Workshop table aren’t a big deal — unless you don’t have one. This how-to is a great way to remedy a big problem with a minimum of effort and materials. We’re all about that.
Protect Your Lawn-Mowing Investment
Around our neck of the woods, getting the mower put away for the season normally involves some dancing and a hand gesture — but smart folks use a mower cover to keep the weather at bay to ease next season’s first-start blues.
Help us choose next week’s Top 5!
We’d appreciate your help in choosing next week’s Top 5, which’ll be featured here, elsewhere, and in the podcast as well. While you’re reading TM this week, look out for the “Interesting Post” button at the bottom of the article:
When you see an article that piques your interest, click the button once. You’ll return to the same page, but TM’s software’ll score your click for future reference. We’ll check in on the totals before selecting next week’s Top 5.