Tool Talk Radio: 5.27.2023: Toilets, Scary Playground Equipment, and Memorial Day

Joe and Allan get things rolling with a bit of fun with pallets. Not all pallets are created equal. Allan’s Week was all about the theme of broken handles on toilets. Next, the guys reminisce about the scary playground equipment from the 20th century. They wrap up with the design and building of the NationalContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 5.27.2023: Toilets, Scary Playground Equipment, and Memorial Day”

Tool Talk Radio: 5.20.2023: Roofing, Batteries, & Mile High Buildings

Joe and Allan get an education on roofing materials by Jay Hill from Big M Roofing and Joe Denton from GAF Manufacturing. Allan then talks about improvements in L.E.D. and battery technologies. They all wrap up with the challenges for the proposed Tokyo Sky Mile Tower.

Tool Talk Radio: 5.13.2023 Tool Quick Hacks and Expanding Foam

Joe and Allan kick off the show with tool tales that involve lots of quick hacks to get things done. Allan has cautionary tales about decorating drain covers and the possible outcomes you won’t like. Joe reports that he managed to break his reciprocating saw while chopping up a tree stump. The Motherland Calls statueContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 5.13.2023 Tool Quick Hacks and Expanding Foam”

Tool Talk Radio: 5.06.2023: Stair Safety and the Ferris Wheel

Joe and Allan start off with function over form as they discuss stair safety and decoration. For Great Buildings in History, they explore how the first Ferris Wheel come to be built and what finally happened to it. Larry Brown from Brown Refrigeration stops by to remind everyone that the warm weather is coming. TheyContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 5.06.2023: Stair Safety and the Ferris Wheel”

Tool Talk Radio: 4.29.2023: From Skyscrapers to Boy Scout Adventures

Joe and Allan start off with the benefits of a good paint brush. Then, Joe discovers that chickens can be jerks. The guys get into the challenges and logistics of early skyscraper construction. Dan “The Lego Man” joins the show to discuss the actual house constructed out of over three million Lego bricks for aContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 4.29.2023: From Skyscrapers to Boy Scout Adventures”

Tool Talk Radio: 4.15.2023: Hail, Stethoscopes, and Tunnels

Allan brings up the fact that periodically he uses a stethoscope to find plumbing leaks, lost critters, and other stuff that can make noise in your walls. Jay Hill from Big M Roofing stops by to talk about hail and hail damage. Jay and Joe go over good business practices and they all wrap upContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 4.15.2023: Hail, Stethoscopes, and Tunnels”

Tool Talk Radio: 4.08.2023: Roman Toilets and Kitchen Remodels

Joe is wrapping up his personal kitchen remodel and is having fun picking the new d├ęcor. He and Allan wander to the backyard in a discussion about what makes a plant a weed. A lot depends on what part of the country you are in. Allan gets into the benefits of a seismic switches forContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 4.08.2023: Roman Toilets and Kitchen Remodels”

Tool Talk Radio: 4.01.2023: April’s Fool’s Shenanigans and the Taj Mahal

The show falls on April’s Day so Joe and Allan confess to a few work site shenanigans. Jay Hill from Big M Roofing drops in to discuss roof care and repair with all the Spring thunder storms. Great Moments in History is all about the design and the upkeep of the Taj Mahal. The guysContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 4.01.2023: April’s Fool’s Shenanigans and the Taj Mahal”

Tool Talk Radio: 3.25.2023: Stonehenge and Vinyl Furniture Covers

Joe and Allan are feeling Spring in the air. There is an update on the installation of the automated cat litter box. Then, they tackle the historically bad idea of vinyl furniture covers. Allan’s Week in Review is all about reading and understanding the specs on any installation especially window unit air conditioners and PTACContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 3.25.2023: Stonehenge and Vinyl Furniture Covers”

Tool Talk Radio: 3.18.2023: Pet Tech and HVAC Stories

Joe and Allan jump right in with new technology for pet owners and a few tips for making pet ownership easier. Allan’s Week in Review is about removing floor registers and fixing a dangerous front porch light. Larry Brown and Bill Kellum from Brown Refrigeration join the show with plenty of stories of the crazyContinue reading “Tool Talk Radio: 3.18.2023: Pet Tech and HVAC Stories”