How to Take Your Handyman Tools with You When You Travel

Are you a handyman or woodworker that’s about to travel to Miami or from Miami? Don’t worry; you can bring your precious tools with you! Just follow our two easy steps and read the tips below for a happier, more peaceful travel!

Step 1: Choosing a Toolbox

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Japanese sliding lid toolbox

First off, you’ll need a traveling toolbox. Just like any typical bag, there are various forms of toolkits out there too. You can choose from these common types:

  • carpenter’s chest with top lid
  • Japanese sliding lid box
  • open tote box with a broomstick handle
  • suitcase box with a fold-down lid

Each of them has its own unique appearance, but what you should be looking for is the number of doors, drawers, and trays. You should also think about not having too many drawers because that would mean a heavier, more difficult to handle toolbox.

You might want to disregard the open tote toolbox for traveling purposes. Exposed tools could damage other stuff, and you might get into some trouble with security as well. When choosing one, remember that you need something durable like an enclosed jointer’s or carpenter’s box.

Step 2: Packing the Necessary Tools

Although the tools you want to bring fully depends on you, we have listed some of the essential tools you should bring.

  • 1 mortise chisel
  • Faithfull-block-plane
    block plane

    12” combination square

  • 22-24” panel saws – 1 rip and 1 crosscut
  • 4” combination square or double square
  • A couple of pencils
  • A couple of sharpening stones
  • Bench chisels
  • Birdcage awl
  • Bit brace with an auger bit set
  • Block plane
  • Cabinetmaker’s rasp
  • Card scraper
  • Chisel mallet
  • Coping saw
  • Dividers or a pencil compass
  • Dovetail saw
  • Glue
  • Jack plane
  • Swiss KnifeSwiss knife
  • Marking or cutting gauge
  • Tape measure
  • Metal shoulder plane
  • Nail set
  • Portable vise or a clamp
  • Sandpaper
  • Screwdrivers
  • Sliding bevel gauge and protractor
  • Small hammer 12-16oz
  • Tenon saw

If you think you need to bring power tools or more saws, then visit Gardening & Home’s website to help you decide on what type of tool or saw your list is missing.

Final Tips

Before placing the tools securely in your toolbox, make sure you have a checklist. Double check if you have everything you need and want to bring. If the above list is too much for you to handle, then don’t carry half of them; just take with you half of what you usually use. You also have to consider the weight, so be sure the toolbox has everything you need but is still comfortable to carry with one hand. You also have to be sure that the tools you’re bringing along with you won’t delay your travel in any way.

What’s In Miami?

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Miami is more than just a port city in South Florida’s Atlantic coast. It’s more than just the fourth-largest urban region in the United States. It’s more than just the Capital of Latin America.

Miami is also not just a distinguished leader in some major industries of the world: finance, trade, media, and commerce. It’s also not just a renowned leader in other major industries of the world: tourism, industrial, arts, and entertainment.

Miami is even not just best known for being home to the third-tallest skyline in the United States. Miami is even not just best identified for being home to the well-known center for hospitals and research institutions.

You see, Miami is rich in history – with no shortage of places to go for researchers from every corner of the world. You also see, Miami is vibrant in culture – with no shortage of things to do for dreamers from every turn of the world.

Moreover, it’s dubbed as America’s Cleanest City back in 2008 – thanks to its abundance of green spaces, along with other Mother Nature-approved settings like fresh air and clean water and even clean streets and recycling programs.

Furthermore, Miami is home to some of the world’s best dishes and greatest drinks. Some of the best dishes in Miami are found in restaurants with the following themes: (1) American cuisine, (2) Latin-American cuisine, and (3) Florida style and Caribbean style in one a.k.a. Floribbean style of cooking.

And oh, let’s not forget about the Collins Ave Miami nightlife scene…

Indeed, there’s more to Miami than meets the eye.

How about you?

Have you ever been to Miami? What do you think is in Miami that makes it one of the best destinations for tourists in the United States of America?

Do you know any other places to go, as well as things to do, in Miami? Do you know any other interesting facts, as well as unusual facts, about Miami?

Let us know in the comments section below!

The Best Thing One Can Do While In Miami

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Miami might be well-known as Florida’s little haven for Cubans, but it’s also well-known as Florida’s little haven for probably everyone’s favorite location during the summer months.

That’s right, people!

Miami is well-known for its beaches. And they’re not just any kind of beaches – they’re the kind of beaches where one can truly relax especially under the heat of the sun, as well as truly rejuvenate even under the heat of the sun. And they’re also not just any kind of pristine beaches – they’re the kind of pristine beaches where one can truly see Miami especially under the heat of the sun, as well as truly experience even under the heat of the sun.

Those being said, it just proves that the best thing one can do while in Miami is swimming. There’s also scuba diving and just about any other water activities known to man – all of which you can do not just for the sake of having more fun and being more thrilled, but also for the sake of seeing the history and experiencing the culture that Miami has imparted to others throughout the years.

Just don’t forget:

To Keep Yourself Hydrated

Just because you’re going into the water doesn’t mean the water is going into you. Just like any other activities out there, swimming can make you sweat more than usual. And just like any other activities out there, scuba diving and just about any other water activities known to man can make you exhausted more than usual. This is because of the natural phenomenon that occurs in the water, wherein any movement under it becomes slower than the speed of sound. This is also because of the natural phenomenon that occurs in one’s body, wherein movements slower than normal makes one spend more energy than usual.

To Keep Yourself Equipped

Just because the water perfectly looks safe for you doesn’t mean you will be perfectly safe in the water. Accidents can still happen, as well as minor injuries that may lead to something more serious if not treated right away. You need to keep yourself equipped not just to keep yourself safe, but also to keep others safe. You also need to keep yourself equipped not just with tools and materials, but also with knowledge and skills. Both points don’t only apply for those who are swimming to keep them safe especially if they’ve wandered far, but also for those who are scuba diving and just about any other water activities known to man to keep them safe even if they’ve wandered far.

Then again, you can just look out for my favorite inground pool vacuums – just in case you decide to hang out in a swimming pool instead.