Workshop Tools & Accessories

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How to Build Your Own Level Tool

A level tool is a staple tool in most toolboxes. Ideally, you should have a few types in different lengths.

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How to Safely Use a Handsaw to Cut Down a Tree

Using a handsaw is not as difficult as it is deemed to be. It is one of the most familiar hand-held tools

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How to Open a Paint Can with a Flat Head Screwdriver

A flat head screwdriver has many potential uses as a tool. You can use it to do a number of things including

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What Kind of Liquid is in a Level Tool?

A level tool is a common toolbox addition used for making sure that all lines and edges are perfectly

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Advantages of Using a Handsaw vs. a Power Saw

A handsaw is an essential tool in the arsenal of many do-it-yourselfers. It can be used for a variety

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How to Use Lineman's Pliers

Although they are called lineman's pliers, these powerful pliers that can grip, crimp, pull and cut are

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How to Clean a Putty Knife

If your putty knife is in need of a good cleaning, you may be wondering how to go about administering

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Troubleshooting Your Glitchy Electronic Stud Finder

Is a stud finder really of any use? Let’s put it this way: when you’re planning on hanging

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4 Practical Uses for Needle Nose Pliers

If you enjoy making crafts, working on computers or doing some of your own home or hobby wiring then

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7 Safety Precautions when Using Crimping Pliers

Crimping pliers are tools that are widely used in jewelry making, sealing bottles and vials, and for

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What is the Difference Between Diagonal Pliers and Symmetrical Wire Cutters?

Many people find it difficult to distinguish diagonal pliers from other cutting tools. They usually do

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How to Repair Your Broken Pipe Wrench

A pipe wrench is a hand tool with one jaw stationary while the other is movable. The two jaws of the

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Troubleshooting Your Impact Wrench

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

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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, which can be suddenly engaged

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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. Impact wrenches can be operated

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How to Fix the Ratchet Mechanism on Your Socket Wrench

Although it is warranted for years of hard use, your socket wrench ratchet mechanism can become damaged

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How to Repair a Busted Crescent Wrench

There is a time in even the highest quality of crescent wrench where the adjustable end of the tool may

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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. If you've ever

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How to Build Your Own Welding Goggles

Welding goggles are a type of safety glasses which protect the eyes from welding particles. Safety goggles

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6 Point vs 12 Point Sockets for Your Socket Wrench

When you use a socket wrench, you have at your disposal a wide range of sockets, each made to fit a particular

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Shallow or Deep Sockets for Your Socket Wrench?

Unless you use a socket wrench set regularly, you might not know that there are both deep sockets and

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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. With the

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The Different Parts of a Utility Knife Explained

A utility knife can be handy for a number of different household situations, whether for opening boxes

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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. In the 1940s and ‘50s this type of

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How to Test Air Compressor Release Valves

An air compressor is a great tool that can be put to use for many tools, such as a spray gun or a water

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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. It consists of several drill bits

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Troubleshooting Your Faulty Drill Press

If you have a stand up drill press in your home's workshop that is not working properly, you need to

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6 Tips for Muting Your Air Compressor

An air compressor and air tools are versatile equipments as they can be used in different applications

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Why Change the Speed on Your Angle Grinder

The angle grinder is an incredibly versatile tool because of the different kinds of cutting discs that

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A Complete Guide to Band Saw Blade Types

A band saw is a power tool that is used to cut a variety of materials, most commonly wood, metal and

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Troubleshooting Your Ceramic Tile Cutter

With a properly functioning ceramic tile cutter, it is quick and simple to dramatically improve the appearance

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Troubleshooting Your Concrete Saw

A concrete saw is a great tool to have around, with many different uses. It can also be an expensive

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How to Use a Chop Saw to Cut Wood

Both miter saws and abrasive cut off saws are sometimes referred to as a chop saw. In either case, the

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Electric Needle Gun vs Pneumatic Needle Gun

A needle gun, or as it is also called a needle-gun scaler, is a very useful tool to have around the house.

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5 Safety Precautions when Using a Needle Gun

A needle gun is an excellent tool for stripping paint and rust from metal. It does the job very quickly

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A Guide to Powder Actuated Tool Cartridge Color Codes

A power actuated tool is designed to secure a wide variety of materials to hard surfaces, such as concrete

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How to Properly Dispose of Used and Unspent Powder Actuated Tool Cartridges

A powder actuated tool uses casings that are very similar to those of bullets for firearms to house the

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10 Safety Precautions when Using a Reciprocating Saw

A reciprocating saw is a type of saw with a horizontal blade that is repeatedly pushed forward and back

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A Complete Guide to Rotary Tool Parts

A rotary tool can be used for a large number of projects. They work great for craft projects as well

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Troubleshooting Your Malfunctioning Chop Saw

The chop saw is a popular device for cutting metal pipes and other materials, and is often used in home