Workshop Tools & Accessories

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How to Add Water to a Pressure Washer

Pressure washers come in a multitude of designs.

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How to Jump a Car With a Flathead Screwdriver

Did you know that you can use a flathead screwdriver to jump-start a car?

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How to Test a Phone Line With an Analog Voltmeter

If you're having problems with a landline, a simple voltmeter is all you need for a test.

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How to Use an Analog Multimeter

They're more delicate than their digital cousins.

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6 Essentials To Start Your Workshop

Beyond hammers, what do you really need?

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How to Adjust a Pressure Washer

A pressure washer cleans the accumulated dirt from surfaces such as driveways, siding, and walls.

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Plastic Welding 101

It's a useful skill for joining or fixing plumbing pieces.

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5 Major Things to Avoid with a Gas Pressure Washer

A gas pressure washer can be used to power wash the exterior of the home.

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Maintaining Your Airless Sprayer

Support your investment with good care.

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A Hot Pressure Washer Explained: Inside and Out

A hot pressure washer is very useful for cleaning dirt and grease from a variety of surfaces.

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How to Rebuild a Floor Jack

A floor jack is a vital piece of garage equipment.

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How to Use Wood Filler Before Painting

Wood filler is commonly used to hide many deficiencies in a wood surface before any repair work.

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3 Steps to Removing Wood Fillers

Wood fillers are paste products which are intended to fill in pores and even out wood grain.

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How to Use Stud Finders to Find Stud Joists Through Carpet

You are probably aware that you can use a stud finder to find studs in your home's walls.

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7 Safety Precautions When Using Your Power Drill

A power drill is a handy tool that saves a lot of effort and time.

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Troubleshooting Your Malfunctioning Angle Grinder

An angle grinder is helpful for DIY projects.

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5 Tips to Remember When Using an Angle Grinder on Stone

An angle grinder is the way to go for cutting stone. Follow these five tips.

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Standard Biscuit Joiner Sizes

When in doubt, start on the smaller end.

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How to Change an Angle Grinder Disc

Replacing an angle-grinder disc takes a little bit of know-how.

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How to Convert a V8 Engine into an Air Compressor

It is possible to build an air compressor from a V8 engine.

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How to Replace Your Air Compressor Hose

You will eventually need to replace the hose.

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How to Use an Air Compressor to Fill a CO2 Tank

Save time and money by filling your CO2 tank yourself.

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7 Safety Tips When Using a Utility Knife

A utility knife is a small, lightweight knife with a replaceable blade.

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How to Properly Read a Measuring Tape

It's every carpenter's best friend.

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What Kind of Liquid is in a Level Tool?

A level tool is commonly used for making sure that all lines and edges are perfectly level.

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Troubleshooting Your Glitchy Electronic Stud Finder

Is a stud finder really of any use?

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7 Safety Precautions when Using Crimping Pliers

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

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How to Convert Your Metric Wrench Set to Imperial Units

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

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Troubleshooting Your Impact Wrench

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

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Common Bolt Sizes for Your Impact Wrench Sockets

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

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9 Safety Precautions to Remember when Using an Impact Wrench

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

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How to Use an Allen Wrench

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

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Shallow or Deep Sockets for Your Socket Wrench?

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

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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.

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How to Properly and Safely Use a Hacksaw

A hacksaw is a versatile tool.

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A Complete Guide to Hacksaw Blade Types

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

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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.

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4 Safety Tips When Working with a Hacksaw

Hacksaws cut through hard or thick pieces of metal.