Easy Welding Project Ideas for a Beginner

Welding can be a great way to earn some extra money while actually following your hobby. It is easy to take up and beginners and experts alike can follow up easily. There are quite a few difficulties though primary among them being the high initial expense. The materials that you’d need for welding are a bit […]

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  • January 7, 2017

Things to Keep in Mind While Choosing Band Saw Blades

The band saw is an extremely handy tool when it comes to many usual tasks. It’s versatility and precision allows it to perform a range of cutting functions and makes this tool a must have in a workshop. Needless to say that the blade is the most important part of this tool and making a wrong choice […]

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  • January 7, 2017

A Few Handy Tips for Maintaining Your Chainsaw

Though traditionally an industrial product, the chainsaw is increasingly being used as a domestic product with people realizing the advantages of using the chainsaw. The device is extremely efficient when it comes to tasks like maintaining gardens and lawns, cutting up firewood and cleaning up tree branches (which is also done using pole saws) after […]

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  • January 7, 2017

Digital Multimeter vs Analog Multimeter – What Should You Choose

Multimeter: The Types Among the most commonly used electronic instruments today, a multimeter is essentially used for measurement of electrical values. The average multimeter measures current, voltage and resistance. The multimeter seeks to serve multiple purposes. It can at once be used for investigating basic faults in electrical circuits as well as a bench instrument […]

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  • December 25, 2016

Tips on Log Splitting With an Electric Log Splitter

The log splitter is as the name suggests a device used to cut down large tree trunks or logs into smaller sizes. Essential a hydraulic machine, the motor of the log splitter can be powered by either electricity or gas depending on the model that the user may be using. The log splitter was designed […]

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  • December 23, 2016

A Beginner’s Guide to Reading Welding Symbols

Welding symbols are most commonly applies to drawings and when interpreted correctly, efficiently controls the welding of a joint. The symbols offer a consistency that helps bridge the gap between the engineers who draw the diagrams and the construction workers who work on the site. However, though the standard system of signs remains similar it is […]

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  • December 22, 2016

Jigsaw vs. Circular Saw – Which One Should You Get First?

Introducing the Jigsaw If you have been searching for this, chances are that you already know what jigsaw are. Also known as a Bayonet saw, this power tool is made of an electric motor and a revolving saw blade. The Jigsaw allows up to 45 degrees of angular cuts with respect to the vertical axis of the […]

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  • December 21, 2016

A Guide to Popular Multimeter Symbols

Symbols Most Commonly Encountered It is easy to get confused on seeing symbols on your multimeter without actually seeing words like Resistance, Voltage and Current spelled out anywhere. The three most commonly used symbols to be associated with are A, V and Ω each signifying Current in ampere, Voltage in volts and Resistance in Omega units […]

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  • December 20, 2016

Things You Didn’t Know about the Scroll Saw

Introducing the Scroll Saw Deriving it’s name from the scroll head designs it traditionally were used to create, the scroll saw is often used to cut delicate and complex curves and joints. The saw is extremely adept at such type of cuts and performs them with great accuracy and precision. Traditional models of the scroll […]

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  • December 19, 2016
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