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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.

 

  • 06:38 Popular How to use a biscuit joiner

    How to use a biscuit joiner

    by Admin Added 2,003 Views / 2 Likes

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

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

    How to use a circular saw safely

    by Admin Added 1,736 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 2,185 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

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

    Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,633 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,087 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.

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

    DURA-INK 5 fine Tip marker

    by Admin Added 1,183 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 1,766 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 1,670 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 1,521 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

  • 01:53 Popular How to use a bell punch

    How to use a bell punch

    by Admin Added 1,516 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 !

  • 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 2,059 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 Angle grinder to shape wood

    Angle grinder to shape wood

    by Admin Added 2,390 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

  • 03:41 Popular Strap wrench – a must have tool!

    Strap wrench – a must have tool!

    by Admin Added 386 Views / 0 Likes

    Strap wrenches are incredibly useful tools, the aluminium one in this video can be used on items ranging from about 10mm to 300mm in diameter. Strap wrenches can grip almost anything without damage and so they are useful for anything that has a surface th

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  • 05:40 Popular Spirit level tutorial

    Spirit level tutorial

    by Admin Added 1,441 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 656 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 2,210 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

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