Equipment

10 Best Waterproof Work Boots

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Anyone who’s worked a day on their feet knows the relief of returning home, slipping off your boots, and putting your feet up for the evening. When working labor-intensive jobs on changeable terrain, it can feel … Read more

12 Best Glues For Metal

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. When it comes to affixing metals, choosing the right method can prove to be a minefield. While the good old-fashioned weld or solder may offer a solid solution, the time, expertise and finesse required often outweigh … Read more

10 Best Rock Hammers

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links.  Many of us will have marveled at beautiful rocks or formidable outcrops during our trails. For some, this fascination has led to the study and collection of rocks, gems, minerals, and fossils, commonly known as rockhounding. … Read more

10 Best Bench Vises

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Some of your workshop projects may be more challenging than others but there’s one tool that can make many of your tasks easier: a bench vise. Whether you already have one and are looking for a … Read more

8 Best Jobsite Radios

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Even if you absolutely love your job, sometimes, the worksite can use a bit of entertainment. A jobsite radio can serve that purpose wonderfully. Besides entertainment, it can help you focus, more so if you listen … Read more

8 Best Headlamps For Work

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. If you work in dark spaces, work at night, or your job requires you to handle small materials, then wearing a headlamp can be essential. However, headlamps vary in quality, design, and features. If your current … Read more

5 Best Metal Lathes For Home Shop

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Whether you are an experienced machinist or a student of the craft, the lathe is an extremely easy machine to use with the potential to work on endless metalworking projects. Known as the mother of all … Read more

10 Best Construction Boots

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. If you work in construction, woodworking, or mining it’s crucial that your feet remain comfortable so that you can keep working with ease. Equally, you want to ensure that your toes are protected from any workplace … Read more

5 Best Mini Metal Lathes

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. There are endless possibilities as to what you can make with a mini metal lathe. One minute you can be shaping metal into jewelry, then the next you’re making a metal box to keep that jewelry … Read more

10 Best Sluice Boxes

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Searching for gold can be a thrilling activity but actually finding gold is harder than you might think. This is where sluice boxes can help enormously.  Long, narrow, and portable, sluice boxes are tools that water … Read more