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The American Garage- Saw Safety

Steve shows some techniques and tools used to keep yourself safe when using woodworking tools.

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How to Restring a Piano

Steve recaps the process of restringing a piano. To many, the piano is a mystery. Here, Steve will help de-mystify the working of a piano, and how it is assembled and worked on. If you own a piano, this is … Continue reading

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How To Repair a Power Steering Pump

After scouring the web, Steve found a noted deficiency in  information about repairing a power steering pump. So, let’s dig in and see what they are all about and see if we can make them last a little longer.

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Replacing Timing Belt- Audi A6

Steve shows us how to replace a timing belt on the Audi A6. We covered this in less detail in the car repair episodes, but this is a more comprehensive look at the timing belt process. Here are some additional … Continue reading

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The American Garage Woodworking- How to use a Jointer

In this video, Steve show us how to use a jointer. A jointer  really has a limited purpose, but that purpose is so important to successful woodworking that every woodworker should know how to use one. Here is a note … Continue reading

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The American Garage Minute- Puzzle Solution

Okay, so I am helping you cheat on the puzzle solution. But hey! If you have built the puzzle, then you need the solution so you can drive your friends crazy. Haven’t built the puzzle yet? I go through all … Continue reading

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The American Garage Woodworking 1- How to use a Tablesaw

This episode is all about learning to use a tablesaw properly. This is an hour long demonstration, and goes into depth with ripping, crosscutting, adjusting the saw, changing blades, and of course safety. I injected a little humor into the … Continue reading

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The American Garage Minute- Battery Safety

Steve takes a minute to show how to understand the importance of disconnecting the ground to a battery before working on a car.

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The American Garage Minute- Timing Belt & Gaskets Part 2

I know I am posting this as a minute episode, and it is regular length- but here is the conclusion of the car repairs that we started in the last post.  I know it is a daunting thing to dig … Continue reading

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The American Garage Minute- Replacing Timing Belt and Valve Cover Gaskets

Well, we had a car project sneak up on us and require our attention at The American Garage, and we jumped in with both feet. There were so many oil leaks on the car, that it couldn’t leak more unless … Continue reading

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