Featured by Vin Marshall
Mesmerizing Tube Bender Looks Like It’s Pooping Steel
Nissin Precision's automated tubing bender is like an articulated pasta maker ... for steel.
Tool School: Break Out the Torch
The basics behind cutting steel with flame
Old-Timer Trick: Cutting Holes with a Torch
From my local scrapyard guru, a handy way to cut accurate holes with an oxy-acetylene torch
Tool School: How to Get the Most Precise Measurements
Master the vernier calipers and you can get you dimensions down to the thousandth of an inch
Obscure Gear: What the heck is a Variac?
And why do I own three?
The Dissection: A Home Electric Meter
A peek inside the simple gears and complicated math that make up one of the coolest devices in your house
The Six Best DIY Vendors
Our favorite places to buy everything from fasteners to LP gas cannons.