Tool Maintenance with William Moss

September 12, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips

Welcome to Urban Sustainable Living with Patti Moreno & friends. William Moss shows us the process of cleaning and sharpening your garden tools for peak performance during the gardening season. Don’t forget to visit http for more information.

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15 Responses to “Tool Maintenance with William Moss”
  1. mihalspinvinyl says:

    those BBQ metal scrubbers are great for cleaning shovels an such, angles just right somehow …

  2. sandrateager says:

    Splendid & useful video!!!!

  3. chazfensk says:

    Good point! We don’t want to eat motor oil lol! I burn all my motor oil in a fire pit.

  4. Katjarina says:

    That’s a really good idea, thanks. But I’d use something else that motor oil … it is full of chemicals – not good in nature.. or in the veggies we eat :)

  5. johnny102marvin says:

    I never thought about maintaining my garden tools until now….I used to just go out and buy new tools when the old ones rusted. Now, I do oil the wooden handles because if you do NOT…then they get splinters.

  6. tallyhoroad says:

    Good Show Man!

  7. Ender1zero1 says:

    Take a 5 gallon bucket fill it halfway with gravel type cat litter and pour leftover oil in to the top of the litter then you can clean your shovels and hand tools just by moving them up and down in the bucket, I do it every time I bring my tools in. Works great I have shovel I’ve used for over 20 years, I do use motor oil and it’s never been a problem for me.

  8. killer2611 says:

    no one likes to play with dirty equipment :P

  9. jmjay231 says:

    Its a good idea to keep all your tools clean..

  10. chubu says:

    i’m maintaining the crap outta my tools!

  11. jihadacadien says:

    My shovel is self cleaned by all the rock I have in my dirt ;) …..but great tips. I guess a lot of us don’t clean our tools as well as we should

  12. mreisma says:

    ill be sure to do this

  13. Cutchswife says:

    Geat and useful information. I know nothing about tool maintenance so this is really handy,. Thanks!

  14. Gerafix says:

    I’ll maintain your tools.

  15. LadEGodiva says:

    Thanks! I was wondering how to maintain my tools.

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