Work in Progress: Antique Truck Paint and Restoration (ongoing)
This is something of a departure from what The Motley Guy is accustomed to. I have allowed my office to be overtaken by a paint booth, a messy ordeal and allowable only because ofRead More »
An Aura of Protection
While the COVID pandemic feels more behind us than present (woohoo!) the protection we got from masking deserves a closer look. Aura® was the latest pandemic-era addition to 3M®’s lineup of particulate respirators, designedRead More »
Motivation on a Roll: Innovative Scotch® product <$10 literally gave me the boost I needed (video)
My old sailboat had been begging for TLC for years. YEARS. I had no motivation to start sanding, priming and painting with a heavy marine enamel…..until I discovered the invent of Blue® Pre-Taped Painter’sRead More »
Shipping is a Pain in the Box
The struggle is real — unless there’s a bona fide mail room in your office — packing and shipping is a serious pain in the a$$. Update: Our friends at the Stuff You ShouldRead More »
Bring on Spring Cleaning (A Video Double Feature!)
I can't believe it's taken me so long to write about my *favorite* cleaning product from 3M™ - the Easy Trap DusterRead More »
A Mask for Every Occasion (video review)
To summarize, here my top 3 benefits of 3M's Daily Face Mask versus others I've been using for the past 11 monthsRead More »
Breathe In, Breathe Out. Simple as that. 5min Vid
Turns out, there are hundreds of different jobs endangering the health of workers. Just this past week I was visiting an auto body shop, and two mechanics were spraying new paint on a vehicle,Read More »
Clean Air isn’t something you want to take for granted. Here’s my honest review of the OAC250 from 3M + Video
Don’t take clean air for granted! If you have an OAC250 and need help changing the filter, please scoot down and watch my quick tutorial. Otherwise…… It’s actually pretty disgusting what floats around inRead More »
Sleeping during Winter & Construction: the 2 Seasons in New England.
Sleeping in just ain’t what it used to be! Welcome to fatherhood, they all say! Except for my wife, who says she wants to sleep more like me, so……errrr. Without changing the subject, weRead More »
Caution: OSHA is not a small town in Wisconsin! June is National Safety Month.
Safety Glasses. All in favor, say ‘EYE’! The Motley Guy “Gear Guru” reviews the perfect eye protection for all needs at your workplace. Comfort equals compliance, day or night with the 3M Light VisionRead More »
Everybody….. Stand UP! Work…… Carry on!
You’ve heard this before: sitting is the new smoking. Your muscles atrophy (that means they wither away) when you don’t use them. It’s an unwanted, yet common condition for people who spend 8 hrs/dayRead More »
A [highly affordable] laminator for every occasion
Just when you thought your ideas were too good to stay in your phone or on your computer, you realized laminating was the true mark of permanence. Not all passing news needs to beRead More »