Category Archives: Tools

Important news I forgot to tell you about


It has been a crazy couple of weeks and I have not had time to do any posting.  So here are a bunch of Made in America tidbits I wanted to let you know about. Cooking with Gas If you … Continue reading

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American tools, made easy


I have done a number of posts on American made tools.  Buy if you really want the scoop on American made tools, you don’t want to miss ToolGuyd.  I recently came across a post from the Tool Guy about a … Continue reading

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Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower


Albert Camus, who penned the title of this post, must have known a thing or two about leaves.  But I wonder how many of them he ever raked up?  Not as many as I have I would guess.  It is almost Thanksgiving, and if … Continue reading

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Shame on you Sears!


Photo courtesy of John Gress for The New York Times I have never been much of a fan of Sears.  The lion’s share of what they sell is imported with tons of crap being made in the Middle Kingdom.  Well … Continue reading

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Not that kind of Reaper!


It’s amazing to think, but agriculture as we know it has only been practiced for around 10,000 years.  Many types of grains, such as wheat, barley and rye, were traditionally harvested by reapers who could cut the grain stalk with … Continue reading

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Squeaky clean


I had to clean the kitchen windows last weekend.  They were so dirty I could barely see through them.  So, I went down to the basement and collected my window cleaning equipment which is made here in the States.  It … Continue reading

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A useful trifecta


I hate to sound like a broken record, but there is simply no need to ever buy a tool that isn’t made on our shores.  I have done past posts on tools and here are some more great tools that … Continue reading

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