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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.

 

  • 10:43 Popular How to use a circular saw safely

    How to use a circular saw safely

    by Admin Added 1,573 Views / 2 Likes

    Circular saws can be extremely useful if used correctly but each year thousands of people are injured by these saws. Many of the accidents can be avoided by using the saws correctly, this video addresses some of the issues and will hopefully make people m

  • 02:47 Popular Never buy cheap tools

    Never buy cheap tools

    by Admin Added 2,108 Views / 2 Likes

    Cheap tools are often false economy and can make your job ten times harder. Buy cheap buy twice is a motto that is very true

  • 06:38 Popular How to use a biscuit joiner

    How to use a biscuit joiner

    by Admin Added 1,883 Views / 2 Likes

    A biscuit joiner, sometimes called a biscuit jointer or plate jointer is useful when making widening joints.

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,023 Views / 1 Likes

    A hacksaw is a very handy tool when working with metal or plastics and is a cheap way to cut these materials. This video shows how to fit the blade and cut metal using a hacksaw.

  • 00:56 Popular Hammer drill versus SDS drill

    Hammer drill versus SDS drill

    by Admin Added 2,146 Views / 1 Likes

    Apart from the chuck an SDS machine is far more powerful for drilling masonry due to the built in pneumatic hammer as this video demonstrates

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

    DURA-INK 5 fine Tip marker

    by Admin Added 1,077 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 04:17 Popular Ultimate Tool storage | tool cabinet

    Ultimate Tool storage | tool cabinet

    by Admin Added 1,653 Views / 1 Likes

    Storing tools can be difficult especially if you have a large amount. I realised that I was wasting hours each week simply looking for the correct tools. Now the tools are stored correctly I know exactly where they are, all of the time.

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

    How to use a cordless drill driver

    by Admin Added 1,490 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

  • 07:29 Popular How to fit angle grinder disc

    How to fit angle grinder disc

    by Admin Added 1,409 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

  • 03:43 Popular Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,528 Views / 1 Likes

    Drilling through hardened steel is now possible using ARTU multipurpose drill bits.

  • 01:58 Popular Angle grinder to shape wood

    Angle grinder to shape wood

    by Admin Added 2,191 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

  • 05:40 Popular Spirit level tutorial

    Spirit level tutorial

    by Admin Added 1,357 Views / 0 Likes

    A spirit level is very useful when doing a wide variety of DIY projects from wallpapering to installing decking. This video shows how to use a spirit level in normal use and also how to use a level to calculate a fall when installing decking.

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

    Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    by Admin Added 493 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

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  • 02:31 Popular How to use hinge drills

    How to use hinge drills

    by Admin Added 2,041 Views / 0 Likes

    Hinge drills or hinge siting drills are a very useful drill for ensuring that the screw pilot hole is drilled in the dead centre of the hinge fixing hole. Please ensure that you do not buy a cheap set of these as they will not work as well as a decent qua

  • 02:33 Popular Pipe squeeze off tool

    Pipe squeeze off tool

    by Admin Added 1,365 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

  • 03:41 Popular Torque wrench demonstration

    Torque wrench demonstration

    by Admin Added 842 Views / 0 Likes

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

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