Drilling steel or metal is a quick way to dull your drill bits if you do it the wrong way. This AsktheBuilder.com video shows you how to drill holes using the correct drill bits and oil to drill through steel and sheet metal. A variable speed drill is the best drill to use.
Digital Multimeter Usage TIPS Many different multimeters simple to professional Brand counts - get one that has a pedigree Tools that can troubleshoot many common problems Read instructions and work safely CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I’m about to buy a digital multimeter to troubleshoot all sorts of electrical Read More »
Metal Pegboard Hooks TIPS Metal pegboard is far superior to old sawdust-and-glue pegboard Hooks never come out of metal pegboard Many colors available to match your flair Countless hooks and accessories available CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! This story was featured in Tim's May 8, 2018 Newsletter DEAR TIM: I've tried Read More »
Old gas can case issues with starting small engines. In as little as 30 days, gasoline starts to break down and attack parts of your lawn mower, chain saw, log splitter, snow blower or other small engines. Fuel additives can help protect these engines.
Tape measure markings are black lines that represent fractions of an inch. The length of the line gives you a clue as to the fraction. Special markings are for different on-center measurements. Revised February 2018 Tape Measure Markings TIPS Black lines are fractions of an inch Line mark length is the secret decoder 16-inch Read More »
I've been a master plumber for over 35 years. How many times do you think I've used a tubing cutter on a job site, in a customer's home or to make a video? Tens of thousands of times. So who better to review the Milwaukee 1-inch mini tubing cutter than a person like me, right? Read More »
Impact Wrench Review Some power tools have the strangest names. This is one. The actual name for this tool is: 18V EC Brushless 1/2-Inch Square Drive Impact Wrench with Detent Ball I kid you not. But don't let the stodgy name fool you. This is ten tons of dynamite with a one-inch fuse. I'm not Read More »
I'm quite lucky in that I get to test new tools on a regular basis. Not too long ago, I received a STIHL PS 10 folding saw. Having used similar hand saws in the past, I felt I'd be able to provide you with a great assessment as to if it's worthy to hang on Read More »