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How does a Non-Electric Stud Finder Work?

Sometimes nifty gadgets are basic in nature.

7 Safety Precautions when Using Crimping Pliers

Crimping pliers are widely used in jewelry making, sealing bottles and vials, and for creating tags.

Monkey Wrench vs. Pipe Wrench

Adjustable wrenches are handy for all kinds of different projects around the house.

8 Maintenance Tips for Keeping Your Impact Wrench Running Smoothly

An impact wrench might be the perfect tool for the job.

How to Convert Your Metric Wrench Set to Imperial Units

Here is a quick reference guide for converting measurements between metric and imperial units.

Troubleshooting Your Impact Wrench

Like most types of tools, your impact wrench is bound to malfunction every now and then.

Common Bolt Sizes for Your Impact Wrench Sockets

An impact wrench works by storing energy in a rotating mass called a hammer.

9 Safety Precautions to Remember when Using an Impact Wrench

An impact wrench is a tool that generates a high torque or rotating force.

How to Use an Allen Wrench

An Allen wrench, also known as a "hex key," can prove useful in a variety of projects.

Shallow or Deep Sockets for Your Socket Wrench?

You might not know that there are both deep socket and shallow socket wrenches.

4 Ways to Improvise an Allen Wrench

Substitutes for tools can be very useful in a pinch.

How to Break a Lock with a Crowbar

A crowbar can be a very useful tool if you have forgotten the key to a lock or even lost it.

How to Properly and Safely Use a Hacksaw

A hacksaw is a versatile tool.

A Complete Guide to Hacksaw Blade Types

A hacksaw is meant to be used on metal or pipe.

A User's Guide to Common Allen Wrench Sizes

An Allen wrench is one of the most popular and common tools in the average DIY toolbox.

4 Safety Tips When Working with a Hacksaw

Hacksaws cut through hard or thick pieces of metal.