Category Archives: Power Tools

  • Lawn Mower Maintenance

    Posted on April 2, 2015 by DIY Guide in Outdoors Projects, Power Tools, Repairs and Maintenance, Safety.

    Summer is coming, and it’s time to make sure your mower is in top-top shape. As anyone who has had experience with gas engines knows, a fuel pump performs a vital function in keeping the engine running properly. Without an efficient fuel pump, your lawn mower engine will either run rough or will not run […]

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  • Impact Wrenches

    Posted on March 29, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Automotive, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Workshop.

    An impact wrench is also known as an air gun, air wrench, or torque gun. They are designed to deliver high torque output, with minimal exertion by the user. Impact wrenches are widely used in many industries, including auto repair, heavy equipment maintenance, product assembly, and major construction projects. Anywhere high torque output is needed. Impact wrenches […]

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  • Product Review: Makita 7-Piece Combo Kit

    Posted on March 29, 2015 by DIY Guide in Hand Tools, Power Tools, Product Reviews.

    I’ve wanted a good set of cordless tools for about a year. I figured there are so many little side projects around my house, one of my biggest deterents is set up, making sure the extension cord is long enought or sometimes requireing two, finding the right plug; then there is the packing up. In all the […]

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  • Woodworking is More Than Just a Hobby

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Hand Tools, Home Improvement Projects, Power Tools, Workshop.

    I always looked up to my grandfather, a self-made man who only spent a year or so in college but had somehow managed to learn four languages. While he enjoyed the finer things in life – French wines, sailing on Lake Huron, etc. – he was also one of the hardest workers I’ve ever met. […]

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  • Men Take Car Care Seriously

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Automotive, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Which really is man’s best friend, his car or his dog? A lot has been written about the dog being the man’s best friend. I say his best friend is his car. Does a man’s garage not overflow with car care products while his dog is allotted a box in the corner for his things? […]

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  • Router Tables

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Power Tools, Safety, Workshop.

    In general terms, a router table consists of a flat table surface with a router attached to the bottom. The router is mounted with its base attached to the underside of the table and the bit sticking up through a hole in table’s surface. The table holds the router securely, leaving the woodworker free to keep both […]

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  • Router Table Top – Laminate

    Posted on March 27, 2015 by DIY Guide in Laminate, Power Tools, Workshop.

    Did you know that if you are looking for a new surface for you router tabletop, plastic laminate is an ideal surface for router tables, and light colors are very desirable as they make the work piece more visible. They also allow you to make pencil marks indicating start and stop positions for cuts. The ideal […]

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  • Jig Saw Maintenance

    Posted on March 25, 2015 by DIY Guide in Power Tools, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Depending on how much you use your jig saw; there is a certain amount of maintenance that should be done, twice a year. Inspecting the brushes, disassembling the housing to clean out the saw dust, and checking and relubricating the gears are the major tasks. After every use, you should unplug the saw, clean the […]

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