Tool Tally

About Us

Today we live in a constant dopamine rush. The endless scrolling through social media. The hours of gaming.

We’ve lost our sanity.

There is something irreplaceable about a quiet night in the shop. Carefully polishing a burl to get the perfect shine. Topping off your whiskey and leaning back to listen to some good tunes while you read a woodworking magazine.

It’s refreshing.

Zachary Drumm working on the ball joint of a car

The other day I needed to swap the alternator in a Honda Pilot. Apparently there is only one way that those alternators can thread through all of the hose and belts. It took me two hours of trying every angle before I figured it out. Yeah, I should have looked it up on Youtube. But, anymore, I like to give my brain room to work to see if can still solve problems on its own.

As we review tools and share how-to’s, hopefully they will help you on your journey.

Here’s to getting back to simpler times and quieter minds.

Zachary Drumm
Tool Tally

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Zachary Drumm graduated in 2020 with a degree in History. Throughout High School and college he worked on several construction crews, and would buy used vehicles on Craigslist that he could fix up and sell.

This enterprising behavior greatly expanded his knowledge of tools and repair techniques. Introduced to the idea of blogging and podcasting by a friend, Zachary Drumm launched Tool Tally in the fall of 2018.

His goal with Tool Tally is to build its encyclopedia of helpful articles, and eventually expand into a YouTube channel with weekly shows with the profits generated by the blog. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to, or

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