Quick Column Summary: How do you use a drill Modern drills have more options for use Drill bits for different materials Tim's tips list DEAR TIM: Last week you helped Sally use a circular saw. I’ve watched people use a simple electric drill for years but never held one in my hand. Can you teach […]
How to Use a Circular Saw Quick Column Summary: Advice for a novice using power tools Purchase high quality tools Read the Manuals cover to cover Practice, practice, practice cutting DEAR TIM: I'm brand new to the world of DIY. My husband and I just bought our first old home and have lots of projects […]
Emergency Building Tools and Supplies - Be Prepared After the Storm, Fire, or Earthquake "...the fire department will protect and defend the most-valuable assets first..." Quick Column Summary: Emergency tools and supplies Without help for days during an emergency Short lists of tools and supplies Keep them close California Here I Come - Earthquakes and […]
This video provides a side-by-side test of two Briggs & Stratton engines. Wait till you hear the new one! The newer engine has the Quiet Power Technology that produces 65% less noise and less vibration. The two engines tested were close in size. The newer engine was quieter then the old one. That's a fact!
Here is cool set of sockets that have a handy tilt feature for getting into tight spaces. This is a 3/8" drive, but comes with a 1/4" shank adapter. If you want to have a set of these after you watch the video, CLICK the link just below the video. See the image of the […]
I received this as a gift at one of the last Sears Editors Conferences that were held. I should probably keep it, but you'll enjoy it more than me. The sockets are 22-carat gold plated. They're 3/8-inch drive. Each socket has a different logo that matches what was used in that year or time period. […]
Tim Carter reviews the Bosch GTA 3800 Miter Saw Stand with Folding Legs. This item was featured in his June 4, 2014 Newsletter. The above is an affiliate link to Amazon.com. If you order from this link, I will receive a tiny commission from Amazon.
Quick Column Summary: Electric oscillating multitools Corded or cordless tools Practice for precision Pick the right jobs for your tool DEAR TIM: I’m anxious to get started on several projects now that spring is here. I have my eye on one of the electric oscillating multitools. I wonder if you’ve used one and can comment […]