Archive for the ‘restoration’ category

Almost done.

November 10th, 2009

Here’s that vise. It’s been disassembled, cleaned and repainted.

Wait a minute !!

November 15th, 2008

On Sunday I disassembled this 1936 Snap On ratchet, cleaned it,¬† put fresh grease inside and put it back together. Just after I started I thought about something that people may take for granted. Notice the two screws holding it together. The slot in one is plainly seen and the other is filled with oil […]

Economy drill.

November 5th, 2008

A few years ago while watching television I saw an infomercial for a gimmick cordless drill. The head was enormous and had two chucks. The chucks rotated on a movable collar that had two positions, one for the active chuck the other was for idle. The idea was that¬† keeping a different bit (screwdriver and […]

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