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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, sometimes known as a sawhorse 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 about how to use a cutting bench. As you’ll find, there are many uses for this handy piece of wood. From sawing...
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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 on 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

Orbital sanders are an extremely diverse power tool. They can take the heavy work out of many DIY projects. But in order to get the most use out of them, it is important that you learn how to use an orbital sander. That knowledge will help you to select the right type of sander as well as the correct accessories for each particular project that you undertake. In turn, this will allow you to gain the maximum benefit from your...
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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 made it onto our best orbital sander list 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...
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