The one thing about home-making that I learned from my father is basic home repairs. My dad had a tool box that would put any plumber to shame. Truth be told, he had enough tools to put an electrician and mechanic out of business. I remember he had this huge wooden barrel slash bar that he turned into his tool shed. He had a set of shot glasses filled with all sorts of screws, nuts and bolts, and all sorts of small metal parts that he saved up from old appliances. Yup, he was OC that way.
Other than changing a light bulb, I learned to rewire, change a flat, tweak a car’s idling, and plumbing. So when I started making my own home, I assembled my own tool kit that would do my Papa proud.
I have my set of screwdrivers, […] Continue Reading