Winter isn't quite ready to leave us yet. Last night (March 3, 2023) a blizzard moved through and left us with about 8 inches of heavy, wet snow to deal with. But I was up and out shovelling early (for a Saturday) and got the driveway and patio cl...
Posted on March 4th, 2023
The lovely CJD bought a vintage rocking chair on FB marketplace. It's been nicely refinished, but most of the spindled needed to be reglued. So, I blew it apart and put it back together with fresh glue. I thought I would bring you along.
Posted on January 21st, 2023
The little rubber or silicone buttons on both fobs for our '16 Hyundai Santa Fe rotted away so that they both became unusable. New fobs cost a FORTUNE! So, I fixed old ones and saved a TON of money. I won't be able to make much of a judgment on th...
Posted on January 12th, 2023
First off, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I hope you had a blessed Christmas and that you will have a fantastic 2023!For the 5th installment in the "tools that I'm glad I have" series, I'm highlighting the tools that help me get my cars off t...
Posted on December 30th, 2022
Not all of my DIY jobs have to do with working on cars. I also enjoy refurbishing old furniture (despite my impatience for sanding) and generally making old things new again, making simple but functional furniture, and fixing things around the hou...
Posted on December 18th, 2022
The diabolical DTC (diagnostic trouble code) P2122 has returned. This is the code for "throttle/pedal position sensor/switch D circuit low." You may recall that a while back (Oct. 14, 2022) I addressed this code by replacing the throttle pedal. Th...
Posted on December 9th, 2022