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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.

 

  • 05:53 Popular SDS drills explained

    SDS drills explained

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    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

  • 04:57 Popular Grinder safety

    Grinder safety

    by Admin Added 1,521 Views / 0 Likes

    Some important safety considerations before using an angle grinder or cut off saw

  • 01:58 Popular Two spanner trick | wrench extender

    Two spanner trick | wrench extender

    by Admin Added 2,200 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 06:10 Popular Round bar centre finder | drill the centre of round bar

    Round bar centre finder | drill the centre of round bar

    by Admin Added 268 Views / 0 Likes

    Finding the centre of a round bar can be difficult and time consuming. In this video I use a round bar centre finder which can be purchased on ebay for less than £6 http://fave.co/2sdV94Q This enables you to find the centre of ant round bar, tube or

  • 01:53 Popular How to use a bell punch

    How to use a bell punch

    by Admin Added 1,540 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 2,084 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 2,407 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 417 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 1,448 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 684 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 2,229 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 1,574 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 935 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 28:01 Popular How to use an angle grinder

    How to use an angle grinder

    by Admin Added 402 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows you almost everything you need to know about using an angle grinder. Angle grinders are one of the most versatile power tools that you can get, but they are also potentially dangerous if used incorrectly. For people working in industry in

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

    How to use a mag base drill

    by Admin Added 867 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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  • 01:40 Popular Removing staples with the Tacwise pro staple remover

    Removing staples with the Tacwise pro staple remover

    by Admin Added 1,018 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!

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