Restored Craftsman Machinist Box

Jim Lanham is at it again… This time he’s taken on a pretty rare Craftsman machinist box and as always, the results are awe inspiring. If you have a minute, check out his Flickr gallery here.

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Vintage Craftsman Belt/Disc Sander

Last year, I bought a gorgeously restored Craftsman bandsaw off of Craigslist. If you’ve been around long, you might remember the DC conversion that I did on the machine. If not, you can check it out here.

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The Charles Collinge Hinge

So I spent some time in London last week and ran into a bit of history while doing so… An English buddy of mine and I were standing outside a pub when I noticed a gorgeous set of old carriage doors on the building. What struck me most was the hinges… I asked my buddy about them and a history lesson began.

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A Stahlwille Themed Garage

I’m going out of town for a bit… While I’m gone, spend some time digging on relatively new shop build. You’ll be glad ya did!

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Worst Tool Ever…

We feature a lot of really great tools here at The Garage Journal… and that’s exactly what I was looking to feature today. But then, I got to thinking – maybe we are neglecting the bad stuff in a bad way? So, I began looking for the worst tool ever made. I think I found it… It’s a 24″ wrench. It’s sculpted to look like a hand pinching the bolt. It strips the unstripable.

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