How to Choose the Right Wrench

Before we answer the question of which wrench, let’s identify the real question: what task are you trying to accomplish? Here are some quick and easy pointers that should help.

How to Use a Chisel

The chisel is an old-school woodworking tool – like Pilgrims and settlers old. But what do you do with it? And how do you use it?

How to Remove the C-Column Trim Panel on a 2006 Ford Freestyle

This post is rather specific, but will guide you through how to remove this interior trim panel. It may be helpful as a general guide to removing other parts of your car’s interior. With all interior trim pieces, the key is to learn where the screws are. So, which column is the C-column? The windshieldContinue reading “How to Remove the C-Column Trim Panel on a 2006 Ford Freestyle”

How to Use a Wood Screw that’s too Short

You’re working away, building whatever it is you’re building, and ready to screw this piece of wood to that one and… oh, rats. The screws are, like, half an inch too short! Countersinking, my friend! Countersink!

How to Make Your Own French Fries

If you can heat oil in a pan, you can make your own crispy, golden brown, delicious fries in just a few minutes! All you need is some simple kitchen tools, a couple of potatoes, some cooking oil, and a sharp knife.

How to Fix a GE Washing Machine Drain Pump

You’re washing your swimsuits in your newer top-loading GE washing machine – the kind that senses the size of the load for you. It washes and washes, but then, when it comes time to rinse and spin, it just stops. It looks like it’s running, but it’s not doing a darned thing. That’s because it’sContinue reading “How to Fix a GE Washing Machine Drain Pump”

How to Make Your Own Microwave Popcorn

Making your won microwave popcorn is quick, easy, and surprisingly inexpensive!