If it breaks, is old or worn, I will try and fix it…

Generally, broken stuff can end up being thrown out, (when there is not a lot wrong with it). It can end up being too expensive to take to a repair shop, or to call someone in. I hate chucking things out, it’s such a waste, it costs you money, it’s not green and destroys the planet. So, here below is info on some of the things I have fixed over the years.

Plus… There is more info on tools, vehicles, restoring things, as well as things I’ve learned, and building new stuff! I hope it’s of use.


Latest Articles:

How to Open a Jammed, Stuck, or Seized uPVC Window

Jammed or Stuck uPVC Window - Removing the Window Handle
I couldn’t open the window, it was stuck, jammed and seized shut. The window handle moved, but the window just won’t open? Description: When you close the window, the gearbox […]

How to Repair a Driveway

How to Repair a Driveway (Featured Image)
Driveways are under constant attack from weeds, sun, rain, vehicles, old age and general wear and tear. If you have an asphalt driveway, it may at first seem difficult to […]

How to Lift up a Floor Board

How to Lift up Your Floor Board - Cutting the Floorboard
What is the best way to lift a floor board? When you lift a floorboard, you will also need to work out how you are going to put the floorboard […]

How to Repair or Replace a Head Gasket

Block, Head Gasket & Cylinder Head
Intro… The images below show what’s involved in repairing a cylinder head gasket, from the initial strip down to re-assembly. Modern engines are fairly complicated, with numerous additions to help […]

How to Buy an Oil Sump Drain Plug or Washer

Oil Drain Sump Plug & Copper Washer (Featured Image)
My daughters car had an oil leak. Luckily for me, the leak was coming from the oil filter housing. An easy fix, a new filter housing oil seal (often supplied […]

How to Jack up a Vehicle Safely

How to Safely Work Under a Car
Intro: Manufacturer’s supply a jack with a vehicle, so it must be easy to jack up a car..? Things can go wrong, when it does, it could kill or seriously […]

Buying a TIG Welder

Buying a TIG Welder - Featured Image
Buying a TIG welder can look daunting at first, because there appears to be so many different makes, models and options available? What can I afford, do I go cheap […]

TIG Welding Torch Parts & Consumables:

TIG Gun (Torch) Consumables (Featured Image)
A TIG gun (torch) can have various interchangeable parts fitted. These interchangeable parts (along with the TIG welder controls), enable you to weld a variety of materials, and their different […]

TIG Welding Consumables

TIG Welding Consumables
TIG welding consumables come in a variety of types and sizes, dependant on the material you want to weld and it’s size. The consumables also come in three distinct groups. […]