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How to Make a Wood Sign with Calligraphy Writing

A wood sign makes a great decorative piece, and they’re fun builds to work on. We’re sharing our latest DIY project to add personalization to your decor. Use the tools below or whatever you have on hand, and as always, shop Acme Tools for any tools needed. Wood Sign Materials 4”x 18” piece of wood Read More »

Choosing A String Trimmer

Acme Tools always wants its customers to get the best tools for their work and no matter if it’s residential or commercial the best is what any customer deserves. So, when the time comes to buy a string trimmer for your yard or your business what is the best bang for your buck? Well, Acme Read More »

New Year New Hobby: 3D Printing

You got yourself a 3D printer, and your software is up and ready. But before you make your first print here are a few tools you need to make working with them smooth. 3D printing is one of the newest ways DIYers, builders, and some manufacturers, have adapted into constructing items. For manufacturers, it is Read More »

How To Make a Table Saw Cabinet

Do you need more space in your workshop? We will show you how to utilize an overlooked area in your shop, the space underneath your table saw. Going step-by-step transform an otherwise unused area into your custom table saw cabinet. I’ve been making an awful lot of storage cabinets and drawers lately. They are always Read More »

How To Build A Modern Picnic Table

Building a Modern Outdoor Picnic Table Add a bit of style and sturdiness to your outdoor patio with this build from Johnny Brooke from Crafter Workshop. This build initially used Ipe, a tropical hardwood from Brazil. If you can order that type of wood go for it but you could also substitute for pressure treated Read More »

How To Choose A Workshop Heater

Stay Warm This Winter The sun shines a little less every day, and temperatures are starting to drop. Leaves begin showing brilliant reds and yellows, before losing their grip on tree branches and plummeting down to their final resting place on the ground. Summer is preparing for hibernation, while Old Man Winter is starting to Read More »

How to Dress For the Midwest (And Other Cold States)

Get Ready. Winter is Coming! Grand Forks, ND is one of the coldest cities in the country. Living here you know that winter, the cold, and wind chill, is nothing to take lightly. Witnessing students, and people who are unfamiliar with the Midwest, experience their first winter is always a site. Then overhearing how some Read More »

How to Build Modern Barstools

 Making Modern Barstools Since moving into my home seven years ago, I’ve been meaning to build a set of barstools for my kitchen island. I’ve waited long enough, so let’s build a set! The modern barstools were designed to fit my 43” island. So if you are going to reference this build for your Read More »

How To Make A Table Saw Miter Sled With Precise Corners

 Making a Table Saw Miter Sled With Gunflint Designs A little while back I made a crosscut sled and shared some of my thoughts on using the right materials to make very stable runners for shop-built jigs. At that time, I knew that I would be making a miter sled as well, so I Read More »