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All posts tagged DIY

Taking Care of Your Blades Featuring the Irwin 14076 10″ 80T Marathon Miter Saw Blade.

January 21, 2013

Taking Care of Your Blades With any significant investment you make, it’s important to have a routine of upkeep associated with those items that you invest in and rely on so that you can get maximum life and maximum efficiency. From trucks to tools, the simple upkeep of cleaning and servicing keeps items in tip ...

DIY Breaking Up a Concrete Slab: Part 1 Bosch 11335K 35 Lb “Jack” Jack Hammer

January 18, 2013

In this blog we review the tools you need to begin the breakup work on a concrete slab. You have a couple of options in order to get rid of the concrete. The demolition work usually requires one of two tools; a jack hammer or a sledge hammer. If the concrete slab you are working ...

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 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, ...

Making your own Tree Swing: Part One

October 17, 2012

Summer days are winding down as stores begin stocking school supplies, you can make it just a little more memorable however, with this simple do-it-yourself weekend project that  you can do with your kids. This simple tree swing can be hung in your garden or backyard and can offer good memories for years to come. ...

Make a Bench From a Headboard & Footboard: Part Two

August 27, 2012

Part two of  how to “Make a Bench From a Headboard & Footboard” will focus on finishing the bench and showing you an image of the completed project. Step One Your dowels should now be inserted into the holes that were made in the footboard halves, so go ahead and insert them, being careful as ...

Make a Bench From a Headboard & Footboard: Part One

August 27, 2012

  This is a simple step by step guide to make a bench out of a wood headboard and footboard. It is garage sale season and you can easily pick up an item like a headboard and footboard for as little as $5. Tools Needed You will need primer to coat the headboard and footboard, ...

Making A Compost Bin With A Bosch CLPK27-120 12V Max Pocket Driver

August 17, 2012

It is officially gardening season and growing a garden can be a satisfying way to bring the family together and spend your extra time in the summer. The best way to fertilize your garden is with compost, which loosens heavy clay, breaks it down as it feeds your plants organically, encourages microorganism’s beneficial to your ...