Workshop Tools & Accessories

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How Does an Analog Voltmeter Work?

Whether digital or analog, a voltmeter is subject to an electrical theory known as Ohm’s Law. Ohm’s

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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 do-it-yourselfer’s toolbox.

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How to Change the Blade on Your Reciprocating Saw

If you are working a project related to metal, plastic or wood and you need to do some heavy duty sawing,

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How to Replace a Miter Saw Blade Guard

A miter saw is equipped with a special, curved piece of metal that shelters the saw blade, which is called

A voltmeter on its side.
How to Wire a Voltmeter

A voltmeter is a great accessory that will help you determine how well your car's battery and alternator work.

A black multimeter with a red and black probe lays on a wood surface.
How to Test a Speaker Wire With a Voltmeter

Check your speaker wires for breaks or damage with just one tool.

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How to Coat Your Safety Glasses with Anti-Reflective Material

Safety glasses offer protection from elements that might pose a threat to the user’s eyes. They

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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 home repair work

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Directions On Installing Pressure Washer Parts

It's useful to know when replacing parts for repairs.

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How to Use a Pneumatic Stapler

A pneumatic stapler is a tool that is used to press heavy-duty staples into wood or metal.

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About Floor Jacks

Floor jacks are handy tools when it's time to change a tire.

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How to Weld Copper

Use the right technique and filler to weld copper safely.

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How to Properly Use a Staple Gun

A staple gun is an essential tool to every handyman.

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Low Velocity vs High Velocity Powder Actuated Tool

A powder actuated nail gun is a high capacity tool.

HowTo Design A Workshop Cabinet

A workshop cabinet can be a useful addition to any shop. You can use it to store items like screws, nails or bolts and it can also provide storage for tools.

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How to Replace a Hacksaw Blade

It's so easy there's no reason not to have a sharp blade.

Woodwork Joints With A Biscuit Joiner
Biscuit Joiner vs Circular Saw

A biscuit joiner creates a tight joint between boards.

row of different size wrenches
How to Build the Perfect Wrench Holder

Create grooves to organize your wrenches from big to small.

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7 Essential Drafting Table Accessories

Accessories make your drafting table more versatile.

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4 Car Substitutions for a Phillips Head Screwdriver

When you don't have the right tool, find a substitute.

Sheet metal roof
How to Sheer Sheet Metal

Several different tools can do the job.

Cut glass.
How to Safely Break Glass after Using a Glass Cutter

You still have to finish the job by breaking the glass.

A man uses a hacksaw.
How to Properly and Safely Use a Hacksaw

A hacksaw is a versatile tool.

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Troubleshooting Pressure Washer Parts

It could be a connection or a faulty part.

A man uses an angle grinder.
Troubleshooting Your Malfunctioning Angle Grinder

An angle grinder is helpful for DIY projects.

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5 Safety Precautions when Using Your Angle Grinder

Wear proper safety gear and use the right disc.

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Adjusting an Air Compressor Regulator

A simple adjustment will allow a better flow of air.

A man uses a hacksaw.
A Complete Guide to Hacksaw Blade Types

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

Man using a pneumatic nail gun to attach roofing materials
Electric Nail Gun vs Pneumatic Nail Gun

Both the electric nail gun and the pneumatic variety offer a handy tool for construction.

Stained, yellow utility knife laying on a piece of wood.
7 Safety Tips When Using a Utility Knife

A utility knife is a small, lightweight knife that is used for cutting through cardboard, opening boxes, or scoring drywall.

A woman uses a pressure washer.
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.

reciprocating saw
Troubleshooting Your Malfunctioning Reciprocating Saw

Considering how much of a workhorse a reciprocating saw is to even an average homeowner, it is no wonder

A bench vise.
7 Uses of a Bench Vise

A vise can be used in woodworking.

A man uses a hacksaw.
4 Safety Tips When Working with a Hacksaw

Hacksaws cut through hard or thick pieces of metal.

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How to Use an Air Compressor to Fill a Scuba Tank

Using an air compressor to fill a scuba tank involves expensive equipment and extreme safety.

Floor jacks on a white background.
How to Bleed a Floor Jack

Using a floor jack that has air in its system is extremely dangerous.

A woman holds a utility knife.
How to Replace a Utility Knife Blade

Replacing the blade of a utility knife is an easy job.

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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.

a man welding a metal part
Gas Welding Process Explained

Gas welding is a process of construction that involves the use of gases as well as oxygen to weld metals together.

an anble grinder
Which Angle Grinder Disc Works Best For What Job?

Grit discs are among the cheapest available options for an angle grinder.