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All posts tagged Do It Yourself

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, ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Building a Tree House: Part Three

July 31, 2012

In building a treehouse part three, we list the final steps needed to finish this simple treehouse, which is great for beginner do it yourselfers. Step One We begin laying the deck in this step. Get up on your platform and put down the deck, use a jigsaw to cut around the tree trunks, with a ...

Building a Tree House: Part Two

July 31, 2012

Step One This step is laying out the platform. Most decking comes in 12′ long boards so that is what we are using, cut the decking in half, and lay it out, this should make the tree house 6′ long. Cut two 2 x 6 boards the same length as the decking. Then set the remaining four ...

Building a Tree House: Part One

July 31, 2012

Part One consists of preparation for your tree house, picking a tree that will support bracers, buying the materials, gathering together the right tools in order to complete the job, and beginning to mount the main supports.                                     ...

DIY Sprinkler: Part Two

July 23, 2012

Part two of the DIY sprinkler project finishes up the final product and has a completed picture to the left. This sprinkler has been featured on Pinterest and several blogs, it has become a very popular summer project! Step One We are using the clear cement once again in order to create a square of ...