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Craftsman Tools.

Craftsman Tools.

I’m not terribly handy. I wish that I were. I like to think of myself as a do-it-yourselfer. Too often though, I find that I am a start-it-yourselfer and then realize that I am in over my head and call a professional. Give me time. I’m coming to terms with this. Digg this post Recommend...


When I was a kid, one of my friends’ dads was a cop. As a result, I was privy to all sorts of second-hand cop lore and small-town gossip. It was at this time that I got my first peek into the world of flashlight enthusiasts. And it was also when I was introduced to...

Leatherman Multi-tools.

Some time in the swingin’ ’70s, Tim Leatherman (no kidding) was traveling around Europe and the Middle East with (among other things) his boy scout knife. As handy as it may have been, he found that it left something to be desired. Like pliers. And a screwdriver. So what did he do? Go home and...