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

Best Plasma Cutter Reviews – Tested by Experts

Plasma cutters serve to a good variety of industrial projects. From cutting thick and thin steel sheets to various shapes and sizes, molding structures and many other likewise tasks, a fine and sharp plasma cutter is a must. Plasma cutting is not the easiest kind of welding work. One needs a lot of experience and […]

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  • November 21, 2016

Best TIG Welder Reviews – Your Complete Guide

We tested several TIG welders from different brands and found the AHP AlphaTIG 200DX to be the best option for most people. Lotos TIG 140 is a good option for people looking for a budget-friendly alternative.TIG welding equipment are used for executing a host of prolific welding operations on thin and light materials. TIG is […]

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  • November 17, 2016

Best Welding Helmet Reviews – An In-depth Buyers’ Guide

Keeping yourself protected is a vital part of welding, as well as plasma cutting. Security measures are no joke when you’re exposed to high temperature and molten metal particles that constantly shoot off. Ever heard of Welder’s eye? The term refers to a degenerative condition of eye triggered by continuous exposure to U.V rays and […]

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  • November 16, 2016

Best MIG Welder Reviews – Our Top Picks

After testing MIG welders from several brands, we think the Hobart 500559 Handler Wire Welder is the best MIG welder for most people. The Forney 309 is a worthy alternative, whereas the Lincoln PowerMIG 210 is where you should be aiming at if you want to settle for the absolute best in the business.Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, […]

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  • November 15, 2016

Best Reciprocating Saw (Sawzall) – Reviews & Detailed Guide

Whether you call it a reciprocating saw, a sawzall, saber saw or recip saw, it’s an essential tool for the handyman and the DIY enthusiast. However, searching for the best reciprocating saw online can be difficult as each product will say they’re the best. No need to worry though as we’ve done the job for […]

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  • November 13, 2016