An air compressor is an essential shop tool for any well-prepared do-it-yourselfer. Whether you occasionally inflate a tire or have your garage fully piped with air, you need a compressor … Continue Reading Air Compressor Buyer’s Guide
There are some essential tools that no garage should be without, whether you plan to tackle a large-scale project or just basic maintenance.
A socket set can do so much more with the right accessories. Here’s how to take your mechanic’s tool box to the next level.
With the multitude of tool box options, it can be tricky to find the right one for your space and projects. Here’s a look at how to choose a tool box.
Whether it is a restoration, quick repair, or shop art project, knowing how to cut sheet metal is part of being a DIYer. Getting the job done safely with all your … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Cut Sheet Metal
Learn how to safely jack your car and get those summer or winter wheels off quickly with these three tips.
Proper garage ventilation is essential if you work in your garage. Don’t idle your car while in the garage to avoid carbon monoxide fumes. If you use your garage as a shop, then paint, oils and other fumes can sicken you as well, so proper garage ventilation is essential…
While many automotive fasteners on your vehicle do not require accurate torquing, the critical components certainly do, such as suspension, engine, and drivetrain components. If you do not use a … Continue Reading Precision Matters: How To Use a Torque Wrench The Right Way
Now that you have an air compressor, there are some air compressor accessories that will take you well beyond simply adding air to your tires.
Whether you are an avid DIYer or just perform the occasional repair, you need to clean your parts and tools. There are all kinds of cleaning products available; it is … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: Top 10 Garage Cleaners You Need