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Keeping a Chainsaw Chain Clean

Good maintenance is critical for both efficiency and safety.

Someone cutting wood on a miter saw.
The Fundamentals of Using an Electric Miter Saw

With a bit of knowledge, this power tool can be more useful than dangerous.

A table saw.
How to Use a Table Saw Safely

Follow these tips to stay out of the emergency room and in your workshop.

A worm-drive circular saw, ready to get to work.
Go-to Tool: Worm-Drive Circular Saw

There are circular saws and then there are circular saws.

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How To Prevent A Chain Saw From Flooding

Here's how to fix the problem if you have it.

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How to Change a Scroll Saw Blade

The proper changing of a scroll saw blade is important in maintaining the saw's effectiveness and the

A chainsaw.
Should You Buy or Rent a Chainsaw?

A chainsaw is a useful tool for DIY projects.

A man works on a saw table.
How to Replace a Radial Arm Saw Table

A radial arm saw table can get pretty beat up.

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How to Crosscut Logs and Timber with a Log Saw

Use the right tool for the job and see quick results.

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How to Cut Hard Metals with an Abrasive Cutoff Saw

An abrasive cut off saw is a must have power tool if you need to cut through hard material such as metal. It is also known as a metal chop saw. The saw has several consumable abrasive discs that cut through the work piece. When one disc wears out, you replace it with another to enable you to cut effectively.

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What is the best way to sharpen a carbide tipped blade?

Sharpening a carbide tipped blade helps to retain the blade in good condition and working order. Prior to sharpening it, make sure to clean it properly. You can do this by letting it soak in a container full of warm water and some citrus oil soap. This will help to loosen away dirt and other residues

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How do I use a circular saw blade sharpener?

While a few workmen have developed the skill to manually sharpen a circular saw blade, most of those with experience will advise you to use a circular saw blade sharpener. Standard Saw Blade Sharpening To sharpen a standard non-carbide circular saw blade, you'll need a small triangular metal file and

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What are some safety tips to follow when sharpening a circular saw blade?

Most people use a circular saw blade to cut wood, but it is also possible to find one for use on metals and plastics. When sharpening it, make sure you fasten it on the machine or it will recoil and snap loose. You also need protective gear because the chippings from the friction might get into your

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Crosscut Saw: 6 Uses Explained

There are a few types with handy applications.

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Band Saw Cutting: Importance of Blade Speed

How fast you cut is an important as what you cut.

Board on a table saw
6 Essential Table Saw Safety Accessories

Avoid serious injuries and reduce contaminants in the shop.

Man marking a cut point on a  piece of quarter round molding.
How to Clean the Electric Motor of Your Radial Arm Saw

Keep debris out of the way so the saw can have its say.

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Repairing Sanding Belts

Skip the repair shop and understand the mechanism.

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How To Cut A Branch With A Pole Chain Saw

A pole chain saw is the tool for cutting high branches.

Adding A New Table Saw Fence To An Old Table Saw

A table saw fence is an important part of any table saw configuration. It helps to ensure that your cuts end up perfectly square, clean and free of rough edges or other blemishes.

A circular saw.
Tips for Choosing the Right Circular Saw Blade

Circular saw blades work for all types of projects.

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How to Make a Lapidary Drop Saw

Convert your wood saw to cut rocks and gems.

a metal panel saw system
How to Properly Operate a Panel Saw

You usually find them in large DIY stores or lumber yards.

cutting a board with a miter saw
How to Replace a Miter Saw Blade

When the blade starts leaving jagged edges, replace it.

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How to Build a Sliding Table for a Sliding Table Saw

A table will make your saw more precise and easier to use.

A chainsaw cutting through a tree branch
How to Safely Use a Chainsaw

Using a chainsaw for your project? Here's some important safety information.

10 Important Scroll Saw Safety Tips

Scroll through these 10 simple safety tips. Your scroll saw will thank you and so will your 10 fingertips.

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How To Change A Table Saw Blade

For carpenters and do-it-yourselfers, replacing and changing a table saw blade is a basic task that may

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How to Repair a Chainsaw

In order to repair chainsaw chains, first determine if you should repair the chainsaw or replace it.

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How To Apply Lubricant To Your Chain Saw

Keeping your chain saw well lubricated is crucial for proper use. If it isn’t lubricated, heat

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How To Troubleshoot Your Chain Saw

A chain saw is a great tool for cutting wood to use for heat and for clearing brush and small trees.

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The Differences In Chain Saw Power

Differences in chain saw power start with the size of the engine that drives the cutting chain. Large

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Fix An Electric Chain Saw In 7 Steps

When your electric chain saw goes out you can save a great deal of money by repairing it yourself. You

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6 Advantages Of An Electric Chain Saw

There are several advantages to owning an electric chain saw rather than a gas-powered model. While you

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How to Build a Table Saw Stand

A table saw stand is a mount for a circular saw that has a belt or gears and is electrically driven.

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5 Useful Radial Arm Saw Accessories

Having the right radial arm saw accessories can increase the efficiency of your workshop. A radial arm

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5 Tips for Adjusting a Table Saw Fence

Though adjusting your table saw fence may be fast and easy, you must make sure that you do it properly.

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Sabre Saw vs Reciprocating Saw

There can be confusion between the sabre saw and the reciprocating saw. In some ways this isn’t

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3 Types of Chainsaw Sharpeners Explained

Chainsaw sharpeners are the more cost-effective solution when it comes to damaged or dull chainsaw blades.