Tag Archives: Tools

Throwback Thursday: Using The Tools You’ve Got

Today I’m going back to a time before I was a mechanic. Before college, I’d never really done any mechanic type work, except for a little bit on our lawn mower with my dad and brother. One year, the starter … Continue reading

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Throwback: Bad Machining Job

Let’s take a look back at a post from a year ago. When I first bought my tools, at the start of my first semester of automotive school, I got a whole bunch of Snap-On stuff. I didn’t know that … Continue reading

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Tool Review: Mychanic Flex Light

I’d been looking for a good work light when I ran across this one on Facebook.

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Found Tools

One of the reasons I keep my toolbox organized is so I can easily tell if I’m missing a tool. I’ve only lost three tools, but they weren’t anything too important, and two I got for free so it was … Continue reading

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Tool Review: Knipex Pliers Wrench

Sometimes a long-lasting tool design can be improved. I think this is one of those.

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Two Time-Saving Tools

For a mechanic, time is money. The more we get done, the more money we make. So it’s often worth spending some money on tools that help us get jobs done faster.

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Funnel Storage

A few months ago I wrote a post about making caliper hangers out of coat hangers. I recently had to figure out a way to store my funnels I use for various fluids, so out came the coat hangers again.

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