Atomic Shop Update: The Work Bench

I’ve never owned what most professional mechanics would call a “nice” toolbox. In the past, I’ve used middle of the road Craftsman boxes almost exclusively. And frankly, I planned to continue down that same path when I started the new shop. My initial plan was to buy a couple of 44″ Harbor Freight boxes and then build a “Steevo inspired” workbench around them. That all changed once Joe from Motorhead Extraordinaire heard of my venture.

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Milwaukee M18 Impact Driver – $89

Oh boy. You guys have created a monster… Again, I’m not being paid for this… BUT, Home Depot just dropped a “one-day” only sale on M18 drivers. You can pick one up for $89. Of course, it’s not the new brushless version but it is over 50% off. I couldn’t resist.

Check it out here, but hurry!

The Latest “Steevo Inspired” Bench

The latest “Steevo Inspired” bench is a good one… done with a limited budget and unlimited imagination. If ya get a few minutes, you might check it out.

Cyber Monday…

I don’t usually do this… and don’t want to start. But I actually took advantage of “Cyber Monday” today by buying myself a brand spanking new Millermatic 211 and I got 30% off and free shipping while doing it. I got it through (they aren’t a sponsor, I don’t know them, and I’m getting paid nothing for this post) and they carry just about everything you can think of. If you get busy, you can get 30% off as well. Just use the discount code “holiday”.

Check it out.

Slice Ceramic Box Cutters

People send me shit to review all the time. At first thought, this might seem like a nice perk to the job… and it is, but honestly 90% of the stuff I’m sent to review has no interest or value to me. Typically, this stuff ends up in a landfill somewhere and not on the site.

So, when Slice sent me a couple of their new ceramic box cutters they sat unopened in my office for a few weeks… I mean, what real innovation can their be in a utility knife? I just didn’t see a re-invented wheel here and didn’t rush to use them. But, I’ve been working on my new shop like a mad man as of late and have had lots of packaging to open and stuff that just needed to be cut. The Slice just happened to be around, so I opened it up and started using it with no legitimate thoughts towards usability, a review, or anything like that. I mean, I just had shit that needed cut, so I was cutting it!

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