Category: Power Tools

Using a Power Drill as a Lathe in Woodworking

Using a Power Drill as a Lathe in Woodworking

The need sometimes arises for turning a piece of wood or metal and without a lathe, an ordinary power drill looks like a possible alternative. There are even some kits that can be purchased purporting to transform your drill into a portable mini-lathe. Disadvantages While it is certainly possible to make a drill ...

How to Drill Steel – Power Tools Guides

How to Drill Steel – Power Tools Guides

Drilling steel is a tricky thing to do when it is one-eighth of an inch thick or thicker.  You should know what type of steel you are going to drill a hole into.  Alloy steels are a mix of different types of metal that could make them hard, ductile or other characteristics desired for the steel.  There are also low, ...

DEWALT DW087K Self-Leveling Line Laser, Review

DEWALT DW087K Self-Leveling Line Laser, Review

DEWALT DW087K LaserChalkLine Self-Leveling Line Laser, Horizontal & Vertical Review I love writing reviews about these awesome products which assist us and make our lives easier. Today I am going to review DEWALT DW087K LaserChalkLine Self-Leveling Line Laser, Horizontal & Vertical, a laser precision tool ...

Best Cordless Drills and Cordless Drill Buying Guide

Best Cordless Drills and Cordless Drill Buying Guide

So, it's fall. The kids are in school, the leaves are changing colors and there's a nip in the air. But before you can enjoy the sights and smells of fall, you're gently reminded that there's a bookcase that needs to be assembled and shelves that need to be made. But you need a cordless drill. Here are some helpful ...

Rotary Hammer Safety

Rotary Hammer Safety

A rotary hammer is a drill that is used to drill through concrete. It should not be confused with the hammer drill. The hammer drill moves the bit in and out directly. The rotary hammer uses a piston to increase the force of each blow. Safety Equipment When using a Rotary Hammer Drill Always wear protective eyewear, ...

DeWalt DW03050 Laser Distance Measurer Review

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DeWalt  DW03050 Laser Distance Measurer Review

Recently I was scouting around for a laser measurement tool which would assist me much better than the earlier crappy tool. I used that old one for one month and then I felt that there was no way I can get an accurate reading, no matter what I do and no matter how many times I get it replaced. So, I put on my research ...

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