Last week was a busy week here at Toolmonger with all the breaking s#!$ and what-have-you. 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:
A Real Erector Set — You Know, For Adults
Want to build with aluminum but don’t have a TIG (or a MIG gun and a lot of experience)? This is your ticket. Think of it as an all-aluminum erector set for adults.
Wild Bill’s Poker
Building a fire is fun, but burining your arm up proving your manliness by sticking your hand in the fire to adjust the wood isn’t. Actually, maybe it is. But this is still a safer solution in the long run: a handy 52″ long poker.
Ingersoll Rand’s IQv Cordless Tools
Everyone’s heard of Ingersoll Rand’s pneumatic line, but would you trust ’em to make quality electric cordless tools? They’re betting you are.
The Engineer’s Black Book
This little book of things-you-need-to-know-to-survive-the-apocalypse looks handy as hell, but we’re still waiting to see how it stands up to the Machinery’s and other handbooks over time. We’ll know in twenty years or so.
Breaking S#!$: Bringing Down The House With The FuBar III
Breaking s#!$ is fun — oh hells yeah. And this video shows you just how quickly a few relatively inexperienced guys can demolish a structure with Stanley’s not-on-shelves-yet FuBar III. How bad-ass is it? Check out the video to see.
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.