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Top Ten Power Tool Do’s and Don’ts: Part 2 Milwaukee 33-Degree Angle Drive Kit 48-06-2860

March 15, 2013

Power Tool Do’s And Don’ts Part 2: Power Tool Care and Tips 4. Use your power tools accessories and parts that are manufactured for the power tool model and type only. Follow this tip and you will not wear out, or damage a costly tool by trying to customize or skip an important piece the ...

Top Ten Power Tool Do’s and Don’ts: Part 1

March 14, 2013

   Power Tool Use and Maintenance Tips A great power tool many times is only as good as the owner that looks after it. Here we give you some tips and pointers on the do’s and don’ts for using your power tools. Follow these guidelines for a longer overall life. 1o. Always use the correct power ...

Improve your Laminate Countertops:Porter Cable 5″ Low Profile Random Orbit Sander with Dust Collection, PSA Pad 394

February 18, 2013

Enhance and Improve Your Counter-Top With This Simple D-I-Y Project List of Project Necessities First gather your tools for the project beginning with a Porter Cable 5″ Low Profile Random Orbit Sander with Dust Collection, PSA Pad  394, sandpaper, a wide roll of painter’s tape, XYLOL solvent, a primer that is a bonder for plastics, a stain oil-based paint, ...

DIY Projects That Inspire

January 23, 2013

Here we look at some inspired  pieces of furniture that can be built not only by pros, but do-it-yourselfer’s as well. In this article you will find some  truly conceptional and artistic pieces that will start up your brain waves and light a fire under your creative impulses! The Pallet Bench This pallet bench was ...

DIY Breaking Up a Concrete Slab: Part 2 Union Tools Cutter Mattock 30136

January 19, 2013

Part Two of DIY: Breaking Up a Concrete Slab goes on to explain how to finish breaking up the concrete slab with the help of a mattock and bolt tool to cut out rebar. How to Use the Mattock  on your Concrete Slab Once the concrete is loose don’t try to use your bare hands ...

Aervoe White Spray Chalk 215

January 17, 2013

 Versatile for Spraying onto Concrete & Grass or DIY Projects The Aervoe  215 White Spray Chalk comes in a standard container size of 20 ounces and in a variety of colors with everything from orange, red, green, blue, and white. The Aervoe series of spray chalk is safe for use on turf surfaces as it has a non-resin ...

Wood Working Power Tools 101: Part 3

November 12, 2012

The last part of our wood working blog is ” Wood Working Power Tools Part 3″ which features the Milwaukee 6232-21 and discusses the advantageous of owning a bandsaw, jointer and planer. Although a recommended planer and jointer are not provided in this post, it is highly recommended that you get one to round out ...

Wood Working Power Tools 101: Part 2 Featuring The Bosch 617EVS Router

November 11, 2012

Remember while considering any power tool to include thoughts on what you would use the most in your wood shop, what would bring the most value to your work, and what styles and options you would like to involve into your woodworking designs. With this in mind we look to the next tool most utilized ...

Wood Working Power Tools 101: Part 1 Featuring The Dewalt DW744X 10″ Tablesaw

November 10, 2012

The Hand Tool Guy If you are a die hard with the hand tool regimen and find personal fulfillment and glory in working with hand tools in your wood workshop, you just might consider combining power tools into your woodworking repertoire, as you will find power tools will lend a hand in providing beautiful expert ...

Making your own Tree Swing: Part Two

October 18, 2012

Continuing on with the last steps to making and hanging your very own family tree swing! Step One Get out your drill /driver, such as the Bosch HDH181-01 18V Brute Tough Hammer, as this step will involve  drilling the eye screws onto the branch that the swing will hang from. Tie the rope around the branch, ...