automobile / frugality

Car Tool Set

The Car Tool Set What should be kept in a car tool set? After repeating the same answers on various car forums, I decided to blog it. Reading this topic implies one assumption- you’re willing to have a go at fixing things before calling the tow truck. If you are mechanically clueless and plan to … Continue reading


frugality / workshop

PanaVise mounting

The Vise Yesterday I received an early Christmas present to myself, a PanaVise 396 Wide Opening Head. (The word wide here seems to be defined by PanaVise Products, Inc. as 6.5″ with rubber boots installed). This approx. $50 gift to myself, along with a cool new soldering iron earlier this year, are ways to motivate … Continue reading