More stories about David Frane's Blog

  • An Outdoor Workbench

    Chris says it would have been faster to build this bench with power tools and easier to have simply purchased it at Home Depot.

  • 70 Years of Riveting

    Not convinced the ladies are cut out to use tools? Well then talk to this one – she’s been at it since 1942.

  • Wish I’d Written That

    As an editor, I occasionally see stories I wish I had written. Andy Engel’s recent FHB blog entry is one of them.

  • A Trip To The Screwdriver Factory

    Klein Tool said, “Sure, come to or headquarters and we’ll show you the plant where we make screwdrivers.”

  • Bostitch Announces a New Line of Power Tools

    At a recent media event Bostitch announced the launch of a new line of pro-grade power tools.

  • Adam Savage's $150 Coping Saw

    When I see this tool I can’t help but think of all the things I cut with a cheapo plastic-handled coping saw from the hardware store.

  • No Wonder My Back Is Shot

    An interactive app that will tell you how much you can safely lift from various positions and how frequently – what will they think of next?

  • Strange Curved Bar Clamps

    You will never guess what these specialized clamps are for. Really—you won't.

  • What Are These Bar Clamps For?

    We recently asked about a photo of some bar clamps that was posted on the Toolemera Press website.

  • Stanley FatMax PowerClaw

    The PowerClaw is a power strip built into a spring-loaded clamp.