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How to Use a Saw Bench

How to Use a Saw Bench

For those of you that enjoy woodworking, you might have heard of a saw bench, or otherwise referred to as a sawhorse. A saw bench consists of a beam with four legs that support the project you are sawing. For those who are new to using a sawhorse, you are probably confused at how to use a saw bench. As you’ll find, there are many uses for this handy piece of wood. From sawing to painting, every workshop will find...
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Renovating a Hardwood Floor

Renovating a Hardwood Floor

Wooden floors add elegance and chicness to any room. Their beauty has always withstood the test of time. Sanding and varnishing the floor is a sure way to keep it sturdy and vibrant. If yours is a bit tarnished and dusty, you need to get it done pronto. Renovating a hardwood floor is easy to do when you have the right tools and knowledge of doing it. If you want to learn how to restore wood floors in your home,...
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How to Prepare a Wall for Painting

How to Prepare a Wall for Painting

Thinking of a room makeover? Know how to prepare a wall for painting and make sure to remove any imperfections in the surface. Get rid of outlets, plates, and cracks that can be a bother when you started splashing the colors. We all know that paint can’t cover dirty and rough surfaces, that’s why prepping a smooth wall is crucial. It will also make things easier, cleaner, and faster. Sometimes a wall can be uneven due to holes or because...
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How to use an orbital sander

How to use an orbital sander

Orbit sanders may seem like a relatively new addition to the power tools isle in your local hardware store but in fact they are the grandfather of all sanders. Their history relates back to when the first electrical drills were introduced and the orbital sander was simply an attachment that fitted in to the drill and had a sanding pad on its end. This pad would then be rotated by the drill and would form a crude orbital sander. At...
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The Hook and Loop System and why it’s Perfect for Orbital Sander Attachments

The Hook and Loop System and why it’s Perfect for Orbital Sander Attachments

The Hook and Loop attachment system is very popular in orbital sanders – in fact every single orbit sander that we have reviewed uses some variation of the hook and loop system. But where did it originate from and why is it so popular for use in orbital sanders (As well as other power tools)? A short history of hook and loop The original inventor of the hook and loop system was a man named George de Mestral. He found...
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