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Tool videos


Tools are as necessary to a man as handbags are to women, you simply cannot have enough tools!

This section shows how to use some basic tools and also describes what some more obscure and less well known tools are used for.

 

  • 04:11 Popular Speedtaps | tapping holes with an impact wrench!

    Speedtaps | tapping holes with an impact wrench!

    by Admin Added 258 Views / 0 Likes

    Speedtaps are a very fast way to tap drilled holes. The speedtaps are made from M2 steel and nitrate coated to make them extremely tough. The hexagonal heads on the speedtaps correspond with the head on the bolt so you use the same socket for the speedtap

  • 14:40 Popular How to use a mitre saw safely

    How to use a mitre saw safely

    by Admin Added 286 Views / 0 Likes

    Mitre saws are now very common and can be picked up very inexpensively. It is however very important that these machines are used safely to avoid potential injuries to the mitre saw use. This video looks at using the sliding mitre saw in a safe manner and

  • 07:38 Popular How to use a mag base drill

    How to use a mag base drill

    by Admin Added 429 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to use a mag base drill, or magnetic base drill. Magnetic base drills are widely used in all industrial and construction environments and are one of the most useful drills that you can possibly imagine. Sometimes there is no steel for

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  • 04:12 Popular Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    by Admin Added 291 Views / 0 Likes

    The Evolution Rage 3s 210mm has a maximum metal cutting capacity of 6mm, but in this demonstration I cut through a piece of steel channel that measures 200mm by 100mm and is roughly 10mm thick in places. It’s not recommended to cut such large pieces

  • 01:53 Popular How to use a bell punch

    How to use a bell punch

    by Admin Added 1,179 Views / 0 Likes

    A bell punch is designed for centre punching the exact centre of a round bar. This inexpensive tool is very useful and is often called a bell centre punch. Marking the exact centre of a round bar has never been so easy !

  • 05:53 Popular SDS drills explained

    SDS drills explained

    by Admin Added 1,216 Views / 0 Likes

    SDS drills are the ideal drill for drilling concrete or masonry. These drills come in both corded and cordless versions, with some of the cordless machines having almost the same power as the smaller corded versions. SDS drills are available from 12v cord

  • 08:32 Popular How to use a cordless drill driver

    How to use a cordless drill driver

    by Admin Added 1,290 Views / 1 Likes

    Cordless drill drivers are now extremely common but unfortunately many people cannot use them to their full potential. In this video I show how to use all of the features of the Dewalt 18v cordless combination drill, including torque control which is very

  • 01:40 Popular Removing staples with the Tacwise pro staple remover

    Removing staples with the Tacwise pro staple remover

    by Admin Added 738 Views / 0 Likes

    The Tacwise pro staple remover makes removing staples very easy as demonstrated in this video. You might think that you can remove staples using a screwdriver or pliers but this handy little gadget makes removing staples much easier!

  • 02:33 Popular Pipe squeeze off tool

    Pipe squeeze off tool

    by Admin Added 1,229 Views / 0 Likes

    Pipe squeeze off tools are used by water and utility companies to squeeze the incoming water supply pipe closed when changing the main stop cock to the property. Smaller versions are also available for squeezing the flexible brake pipes on vehicles when r

  • 01:13 Popular How to use a Weir cup to measure water flow

    How to use a Weir cup to measure water flow

    by Admin Added 1,493 Views / 0 Likes

    A weir cup is a quick and useful way of measuring water flow, this video shows how to use one to measure the flow of water in a domestic property.

  • 01:58 Popular Two spanner trick | wrench extender

    Two spanner trick | wrench extender

    by Admin Added 1,830 Views / 0 Likes

    Using two spanners doubled up is not a good idea, a dedicated wrench extender is a much safer option.

  • 02:24 Popular Slogging spanner | slammer wrench

    Slogging spanner | slammer wrench

    by Admin Added 885 Views / 0 Likes

    Slogging spanners are ideal for tightening or undoing very tight fasteners. There are not many fasteners that a slogging spanner will not undo!

  • 01:08 Popular DURA-INK 5 fine Tip marker

    DURA-INK 5 fine Tip marker

    by Admin Added 985 Views / 1 Likes

    The Dura-ink Extended tip marker is very useful for marking through holes that a normal marker will not fit through.

  • 03:41 Popular Torque wrench demonstration

    Torque wrench demonstration

    by Admin Added 754 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use a torque wrench to set fasteners to a specific torque setting.

  • 01:58 Popular Angle grinder to shape wood

    Angle grinder to shape wood

    by Admin Added 2,026 Views / 0 Likes

    Wood can easily and quickly be shaped with an angle grinder using a flexible sanding pad and abrasive disc. In this video I scallop a piece of wood using this technique. This is also a fast and efficient way of removing excess timber, or rounding off shar

  • 07:29 Popular How to fit angle grinder disc

    How to fit angle grinder disc

    by Admin Added 1,313 Views / 1 Likes

    Installing a disc on to an angle grinder is not as simple as it first seems. Many Angle grinders are purchased with poor instructions. This video shows how to mount a cutting disc or grinding disc to an angle grinder. Many people are not aware that abrasi

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