Tile is hard. Tile is unforgiving. Tile bends for no man, but when it’s under too much pressure, it can snap like a postal worker. The rigid ceramic or stone material of tile makes it tough stuff to cut, and your standard saw blades simply won’t get the job done. […]
Spring and fall are two good times of the year to clean up the yard. Leaves are raked, shrubs are pruned and trees are ignored, except for dropped limbs and other debris. Some tree species need more pruning than others, while a number of species demand more pruning. For example, my yard has many self-pruning […]
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Accesories to Make Your Shop Safer As you plan your projects for the summer, why not plan to work safely and efficiently with a new line of tablesaw and router table safety accessories from Milescraft®. Provide consistent repeatable tension on your stock and reduce kick-back with a feather board kit, keep your hands away from a spinning bit or […]
Purpose-built metal cutting power tools make quick work of tough tasks.
Q: Which is better; cobalt, titanium or black oxide for drill bits? By better I mean will stay sharp longer when drilling wood, metal studs, drywall etc. … A: The answer depends on the materials being drilled. Here’s a general breakdown: Titanium drill bits offer the best durability and speed for general purpose drilling applications. They’re best for cutting holes […]
Here’s what to look for when buying your next saw … and a few tips on the right way to use it.
Drill it right with the best accessory.
What’s the most versatile tool in your shop? An air compressor and mating air tools can do an amazing amount of work around your home and shop. Regardless of whether your chores include woodworking, metalworking, mechanical jobs or even simple home chores, a compressor is the tool. Many chores can also be done at a lower cost than with […]
Chainsaws — the ultimate tool for some, the ultimate nightmare for others. Chainsaws are actually neither. Once considered the primary tool of professional loggers, ranchers and farmers, chainsaws became a popular homeowner tool when Robert McCulloch introduced the first lightweight model back in the late ’60s. Since that time chainsaws have become increasingly popular with homeowners. Of course, they’re […]