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Post Puller For Fence Builders: Pulling Fence Posts With Ease

By Phil Vandermeer / January 8, 2018

Post Pulling PainWhen I was working my handyman business, I had many fence building and fence post replacement jobs that required me to pull a lot of fence posts, both 4” square wooden posts and metal posts, almost all of them buried in concrete. I didn’t have a post puller for a long time. Without […]


Woodworking Books: Five Best-Sellers Reviewed

By Phil Vandermeer / June 19, 2014

Woodworking Book Reviews With so many choices for woodworking books available online and at your bookstore, it’s often difficult to get clear and reliable information. Which book is best to get and which title might best suit your particular needs? I’ve been a woodsmith in my own right for over 30 years, and I hope […]


Porter Cable Portable Air Compressor

By Phil Vandermeer / June 13, 2012

Porter Cable C2002 Portable Air Compressor Review This Porter Cable Portable Air Compressor really is a gem. I purchased mine (pictured) in the summer of 2009 and have used it to power my drywall hopper, my nail guns and making sure I don’t have to spend the ridiculous 50 cents for air at the local […]