When to Use an Impact Driver?

When to Use an Impact Driver?

An impact driver is primarily used to drive in screws quickly. It is not quite the same as a drill and the terms often get confused. While impact drivers are often called impact drills, they are not a drill per se. Although admittedly there is some confusion, especially when it comes to hammer drills. A …

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What Nails to Use for Framing?

What Nails to Use for Framing?

A nail is not just a nail. Different sizes have different uses, which means that for framing you will need to choose the proper size for the job. Consider that nails that are too wide may split the wood while nails that are too long may go in too deep. For those who are about …

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What is an Impact Wrench Used for?

Impact Wrench

Impact wrenches are one of those tools that you find in many toolboxes, but their exact purpose is not as well known. That’s because an impact wrench is a tool that is used occasionally for most people. Even on a construction or demolition job, an impact wrench may still only be occasionally used, but you’ll …

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What is a Bottle Jack?

What is a Bottle Jack?

If you are looking to get the best type of jack to lift your vehicle, one of the most common is the bottle jack. Named so for its similarity of appearance to a bottle, the bottle jack is a hydraulic jack used to lift taller vehicles such as vans, SUVs, and trucks. This is because …

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What are the Strongest Drill Bits?

What are the Strongest Drill Bits?

Not all drill bits are alike. While most drill bits that you may find at your local hardware store are created from quality materials, they will vary depending on their application. In other words, the hardest, most durable metal is not always used for a variety of reasons. Understanding why drill bits are made from …

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How to Walk on a Roof

How to Walk on a Roof

Walking on typical roofs are dangerous. It is estimated that nearly 650 people per year die from falling off their roofs. Such accidents can be avoided for the most part if you take the proper precautions. Plus, if you have issues with balance or do not have the strength to properly stay up on a …

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How to Remove a Broken Bolt without a Drill

Broken bolt

Trying to remove a bolt with a broken head can be a difficult experience, especially if you do not want to use a drill. For many, it can be so frustrating that removing it may cause even more damage to the device or connection itself. While using a drill can provide a hole that offers …

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How to Make Money Woodworking

Make Money Woodworking

Woodworking is a craft that is always in high demand. So, it is not surprising that so many people around the world run a business either from a shop or their own homes that involves woodworking. But as with any business with high demand, there is considerable competition as well. If you are thinking about …

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage

Preparing for a Power Outage

If you are on a power grid, then at some point your home will experience a power outage. Whether from a storm, an overload on the grid itself, or someone knocking over a power pole which disconnects your home from the grid, a power outage is something that will occur. This means that you need …

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