Leaving the house for the first time in weeks to brave the coronavirus-infested wilds of western Pennsylvania, I ducked into the ruins of an Ace Hardware. I knew I was in danger because I could hear the rasping, plaintive moaning of the dead from deep within. Something about the voice drew me up short, and my hand relaxed around the handle of my pick.
"Oh my God," my voice was barely a whisper. "Is that you, SCO Group?"
Super Unix EXTREME adhesive [Amazon]
This stud finder is finding studs in my walls. I have reached the ‘hanging artwork’ phase of moving into my new home. My old stud finder disappeared in the move, this new one is simple to use and works great. Tavol sounds like a Vulcan who would beat Spock down during pon farr. Stud Finder […]
Apparently this thing is called a Roebling device, and is used to calculate wire resistance per foot based on wire diameter.
From BB contributor Gareth Branwyn’s excellent Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales e-newsletter: In this video a fan rescued from the old MythBusters site on Discovery, Jamie goes through his essential toolkit, the tools he doesn’t let anyone else touch… He recommends several somewhat unusual tools, several that bear pointing out, a unibit, a telescoping inspection […]
“It’s better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it.” – “Lonesome Dove,” Larry McMurtry If the past few months have taught us anything, it’s that we need to be prepared now more than ever. Emergency situations can happen quickly and there’s no telling when you may need […]
Just as in almost any industry that seeks high-demand, well-trained workers, certification often becomes key. For project managers, that means anyone who’s serious about serving in that role with a respected company knows they’re going to need the seal of approval in one of the field’s most recognized methodologies before they stand much of a […]
Popping a new battery in a smoke detector or adding salt to your water softener are easy fixes. But if you run into trouble or a necessary repair in a cramped, tight place, sometimes with no obvious fix or easy access, it can be a pretty frustrating exercise. Since flying blind is the absolute worst, […]