How to turn part of your garage into a workshop
Other Interests / June 10, 2017

  I’ve been over this with my friends time and again and they’ve always been in complete awe as to how I managed to transform my good old garage into a workshop. I didn’t put in too much effort, and this is one of the first things that I feel compelled to tell you. However, I did draft some idea and put pen to paper to organize my thoughts. You need to understand that the place will have to accommodate both your car and your tools, in a very convenient fashion. Also, you need to make sure that all the debris that comes from you having to use your DIY equipment doesn’t get in contact with your automobile. I know some of my buddies whose wives were wary of their plans, and all I can say is that you need to show them the drafts and tell them exactly how everything’s going to be.   I started out by doing a bit of research and I have to point out how important this phase is. If you have little to no experience when it comes to organizing such a space, you really have to go online and look for the…

Should you buy or build your own drill press stand?
Other Interests / April 30, 2017

Recently, while I was on a break from my job, where I write about Joomla for beginners, I caught my mind wandering about a subject many workshop owners might think about themselves: Should you buy or build your own drill press stand? To give you the entire picture, I have to admit that I started entertaining this idea after an incident that happened some weeks ago when I found myself in an argument with a close friend of mine who had just bought a drill press stand and was questioning whether or not he had made the right decision. So, in case you this is a hot topic for you as well, below you can find my arguments and overall conclusions.   On the one hand, I have to admit that the thought of making an investment and putting the issue to rest is quite appealing. One has to admit that, when buying an item specially designed to serve a purpose, such as the Bench Clamp Drill Press Stand, the chances are that that product is reliable and durable. Moreover, by choosing this way out, you won’t have to spend time thinking about another DIY project and trying to buy…