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!
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”
Grum, grum grum goes the shredder until gru…it stops dead. Or the shredder just keeps on running and running and running… Here’s how to fix it.
Fifteen seconds ought to be long enough to warm the syrup in the microwave. You push START, and the whole kitchen is plunged into stone-age darkness. What happened?
How come this extension cord is always all tangled up? It’s like some sailor was practicing his knots with it!
You plug your groovy 90’s boom box into the extension cord, but it doesn’t work. Is it the boom box power cord, the extension cord, or the boom box itself?
Uh oh, that thing you plugged into the wall plug won’t work. Let’s keep calm and sort this out.
If the bulb in the bathroom doesn’t blink on, but it works in a different lamp, chances are that the switch has gone bad.
Stripping a wire means removing a section of the insulating plastic cover to expose the electrical conductor underneath. Here’s how to do it.
You’d really like to connect these two wires, but just twisting them together seems kind of temporary. Here’s how to make a long-lasting connection.