November 25, 2015

Fabricating with Sheet Metal – The Basics

Posted on September 17, 2013 by in In the Garage

Basic sheet metal fabrication requires the fewest tools and offers the least specialized results. It’s the least expensive to get started with, and can offer the greatest rewards of all fabrication methods. Basic sheet metal fabrication methods include cutting and bending sheets of metal to create specific parts. Cutting (machining) The first technique you’ll need […]

Homebrew Parts Manufacturing

Posted on September 3, 2013 by in In the Garage

Weldming helmet and motorbike
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Homebrew Parts Manufacturing

Sometimes, you just can’t get the right parts from someone else, and have to take matters into your own hands.

Cut your WD-40 budget by up to 90%

Posted on March 19, 2013 by in In the Garage


How much can you can save by upgrading from disposable spray cans of WD-40 to bulk jugs?

S30 Toyota Brake Upgrades

Posted on April 25, 2012 by in In the Garage

Datsun 240z Fairlady

While molding an s30 into your dream car, don’t forget to improve the brakes.

The Repair

Posted on November 8, 2011 by in Uglycar

s12 wiring harness

When you’re colorblind, rewiring a shorted wiring harness requires no less than a monumental pile of Gumption.

The Fire

Posted on October 26, 2011 by in In the Garage, Uglycar

Burned Relay

An electrical fire forces the s12 off the road.