How to fix a palm sander

how to fix a palm sander

Are you ever lost in the mumbo jumbo world of tool talk? Don’t know what to buy or get nor even WHY? I so get it. I’m still learning daily… here’s proof. I had what I regarded as a very nice, not so cheap orbital palm sander. It worked to perfection for the longest time. […]

Learn it, buy it, make it! and an update


“Where did you find that? “Where can I buy it? “Where’s your store? As many times that I’ve created a project, I get asked at least that many times if not more where one can find the stuff I use to create with. Or if I sell it. There’s never been an easy answer because so much […]

How to winterize a travel trailer by blowing out the lines

travel trailer

How to winterize a travel trailer by blowing out the lines We were backing out of the driveway, taking off into town yesterday when my son piped up, “Mom, it’s 1 degree out! It’s nearly ready to snow, right?!” SCREEEEECH!!!!! Yes son, it’s nearly ready to snow. And good golly, I could have burst my travel trailer plumbing […]

Part 2 – How to wire a (cat toy junk) lamp


Disclaimer: I am not a professional electrician. I was given advice by someone that has done this for many years. Please proceed at your own risk using these instructions, or consider hiring an electrician. If you have any helpful advice to share, I will add your comments to this blog post. Thank-you! Part 1 – How […]

When new casters for a trunk win over vintage rust!


I admit it. I go to GREAT lengths to spend very little on DIY. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE to shop for new things and appreciate good quality. And I’d love nothing more to win a shopping spree and buy all of my heart’s desires… rustic style of course. 🙂 But I will always […]

Travel trailer door repair that cost $1.67!

travel trailer door

  Travel trailer door repair that cost $1.67! A travel trailer door repair was not exactly on my agenda. Not really sure when the deterioration transpired, but one evening I went to go put something in the trailer and the door wouldn’t shut. I bent down to take a closer look and it appeared part […]

Tools for women – why I love this FeatherLite WeedEater weed trimmer!

FeatherLite WeedEater

Tools for women – why I love this FeatherLite WeedEater weed trimmer I have a new weed trimmer that I think you’ll love… especially if you’re a woman! This post contains some Amazon affiliate links in which I earn a small percentage from qualifying purchases through these links, at no extra cost to you. Thank-you […]

Basic must-have tools for DIYers


Basic must-have tools for DIYers As an upcycling kinda DIYer, I actually buy very few supplies. But when we’re talking tools, it’s a whole other story! Basic must-have tools for DIYers are a must. But it sure can get confusing on what to get, can’t it? Do you have any tools that just sit around […]

A portable, collapsible workbench every DIYer needs


I think when you’ve grown up on a 40 acre farm, the farmland never leaves you. While I kinda live in the middle of a countrified suburbia, if I pull all my tools outdoors and face my favourite view, I’m back on that farmland again, listening to Dad clamouring away in the barn, with the […]