Published on Thursday, August 16 2012 07:00
Can you believe it? A year has gone by. A whole year since Lora and Joseph at the Lyons Recorder agreed to let me blather on about what makes my world go ‘round: fixing things and playing with power tools! (Cue Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor sound byte. Actually no, don’t. That just sounds ridiculous.).
Published on Wednesday, July 18 2012 13:35
Lately, I’ve been dealing with calls about garbage disposal issues so I thought that might be a good topic for the month. I don’t mean to offend the composting advocates in the crowd but disposals, or food grinders, are being installed in more and more of today’s modern kitchens.
Published on Thursday, May 17 2012 07:00
It’s spelled D-U-C-T, not D-U-C-K, right? Not so fast. As I was researching the origins of this ubiquitous and arguably the most useful product known to humanity, I stumbled upon the most interesting facts. One of which is that, indeed, the product now known as duct tape today started out as “Duck Tape” in World War II. Like some of the adhesives I wrote about last month, the military has been quite instrumental in many of the
Published on Thursday, June 14 2012 07:00
In a general sense a general sense, true. But a foundation is only the start. I would suggest that just as important as a good foundation is a good roof. The best foundation in the world won’t do you a bit of good without a roof to protect the overall structure of the building, and in some cases, the foundation itself.
Published on Wednesday, May 16 2012 14:08