Cutting Tools

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Common Axe Problems And How To Solve Them

There are not many things that can go wrong with an axe. Of the things that might become a problem, most

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How To Engrave An Axe Head

Axe decoration may include painting of either the shaft or the axe head, or more permanent markings can

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Converting a Manual Lathe into a CNC Lathe

When considering converting a manual lathe to a CNC lathe you need to take into account what the typical

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What Speed to Run Metal Lathes

When using metal lathes, or lathes designed to cut metal, the speed it is ran at can vary. The speed

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How to Make a Lathe Chuck Back Plate

Making a lathe chuck back plate can be a difficult task for someone that is new to machining. If you

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What Speed to Run a Lathe to Cut Brass

A lathe is a precision machining tool, which allows the user to cut, shape or trim brass and other materials. Precision If

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5 Common Metal Working Lathe Problems to Prevent

Metal working lathe is an extremely useful piece of equipment that you can use in your workshop. For

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Determining the Appropriate Height for a Lathe Stand

When choosing or building a lathe stand selecting the proper height is very important. There is no standard

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How to Make a Record Lathe

A record lathe was originally designed just for that purpose, to make the grooves around LP vinyl records.

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How to Sharpen Tin Snips

Contrary to its misleading name, tin snips can be used to cut a range of different metals. In order to

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How to Use Bolt Cutters

Bolt cutters or bolt croppers are used to cut through heavy metal. These heavy duty tools are useful

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How to Sharpen Bolt Cutters

Bolt cutters look a little bit like long handled garden shears. They have an extraordinary amount of

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How to Use Wire Cutters

With the many types, sizes, and uses of wiring in our society wire cutters are an increasingly important

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How to Sharpen Wire Cutters

You do not have to go to a professional to sharpen your wire cutters. It can be done in a matter of seconds

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Aviation Snips vs Tin Snips

Aviation snips come in handy when working with light metal sheets. The specialized shears are also commonly

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5 Types of Wire Cutters Explained

Each household must have a tool box. After all, you never know when you may need them. A wire cutter

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Proper Hand Saw Techniques Explained

How many hours have we all spent when we were children, watching our fathers or grandfathers using the

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How to Adjust Bolt Cutters

Bolt cutters are used to cut materials that are very thick. They come in varied sizes and shapes and

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5 Best Uses for a Double Bit Axe

There are different types of axes that can be found today, including the single bit axe, double bit axe,

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How to Sharpen Your Pick Axe

If your pick axe has been dull lately, you may want to sharpen its blade. With the help of few simple

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5 Best Uses for a Pick Axe

You will find that a pick axe can make tasks which are ordinarily difficult significantly easier. Understanding

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How to Use a Tree Pruner

There can be a number of reasons why you would want to prune a tree, varying from safety, to health and

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How to Cut Sheet Metal

When you want to cut sheet metal you need to use tin snips. There are different types of tin snips, but

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How to Make Curved Cuts with a Wet Saw

Use a diamond-bladed wet saw for cutting curves into granite tiles, other natural stone tiles and ceramic

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How to Cut Square Notches with a Wet Saw

Wet saws generally use a diamond-edge carbide blade to cut tile. They are called wet saws because they

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How to Sharpen Metal Lathe Tools

To sharpen your metal lathe tools in a safe and effective manner, use the following guidelines that have

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5 Best Uses for a Pruning Saw

A pruning saw is normally made out of a medium length blade which is either straight or a curved blade,