restoration

The Joys of Restoring a Grody Old Talking Scale

Fran Blanche explores and restores an 80s talking bathroom scale which has seen better days.

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Methodical and Mesmerizing Tool Restoration Videos from Hand Tool Rescue

In a recent DiResta vlog, Jimmy was hanging out with Eric from Hand Tool Rescue, talking about tools and tool restoration. I had never heard of Hand Tool Rescue, but thanks to Jimmy’s recommendation, I spent the weekend binging on a bunch of the videos on the channel. Eric lives his Saskatchewan, Canada. He lovingly […]

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Adam Savage Learns About Creature Prop Restoration

The painstaking preservation of the animatronic puppets from the Gremlin films.

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Refurbishing Old Hot Wheels Toy Cars

Watch as a toy car hobbyist brings badly rusted and broken Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars back to life.

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10 Great Tool Restoration Projects

From reviving roadside chairs to flea market tools to a 1940s vintage lathe, we round up some of our favorite restoration projects on Make:.

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How to Free Frozen Bolts, Nuts, and Screws

A rundown of some common methods for freeing frozen fasteners.

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