Make A Tabletop Tiki Torch

Make A Tabletop Tiki Torch

Here’s a great project just in time for summer on making a table top tiki torch out of copper piping and some other easy to find materials. The tiki torches are inexpensive to make and a lot of fun and here’s the how-to video and written materials list and...
Always Wear a Dust Mask or Respirator

Always Wear a Dust Mask or Respirator

I always wear a dust make or organic vapor respirator when sanding, cutting wood on the table saw or cutting grass and also when working with contact cement, oil based paint, spray paint and other solvents.   Here’s a video talking about the masks I use:   This...
Power Washing My Patio

Power Washing My Patio

I test out the new zero-G hose from Teknor Apex to power wash my blue stone patio.   The hose is lightweight, kink free, and really well built….power washing is surprisingly addictive and my son Michael did a great job helping out on the project. Be sure to...
Small Engine Storage Tips

Small Engine Storage Tips

I use STA-BIL fuel stabilizer to treat all of my small engines and add it to the gas tank not only in the late fall for winter storage, but throughout the year for my generator, chainsaw and other tools that I don’t use all the time. Check out STA-BIL for both...
Electrician Tool Box – Tool Suggestions

Electrician Tool Box – Tool Suggestions

My friend Tony the Electrician talks about tools that every homeowner should have as part of a basic tool box for electrical jobs around the house. Here’s a short list of tools everyone homeowner should have in a dedicated “Electrician Tool Box”:...
Quick and Dirty Miter Box, Miter Saw

Quick and Dirty Miter Box, Miter Saw

I show you how to make a simple miter box and use it to make a few miter cuts to add shoe molding to a room.  The miter box is perfect for smaller projects when you don’t have a ton of cuts to make and don’t need to use a lot of...
How To Burn in a Beeswax Finish on a Steel Table

How To Burn in a Beeswax Finish on a Steel Table

Learn how to burn in a beeswax finish on a steel table using a hand torch. The steel work table will be used outside and the beeswax finish acts as a nice rust-inhibitor and it looks really nice.  I use the Bernzomatic TS 8000 torch for this project.  Here’s the...
Quick Caulking Tips – free caulk contest

Quick Caulking Tips – free caulk contest

Here are some helpful caulking tips using Big Stretch Caulk. Visit http://bit.ly/JonPetersLovesSashco and enter Sashco’s #GoBigOrGoBack Challenge to win free caulking and coupons from Sashco! Cut a very small tip opening to start   2) Buy a Dripless Caulk Gun  3)  Add...
Pour A Concrete Slab

Pour A Concrete Slab

Learn how to pour a small concrete slab. This is the first step in what eventually will become a small shed to house my dust collector and some other tools. I probably won’t get to building the shed until late September early October but the weather was nice...

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