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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

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

  • 01:53 Popular How to use a bell punch

    How to use a bell punch

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    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 !

  • 05:40 Popular Spirit level tutorial

    Spirit level tutorial

    by Admin Added 1,434 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.

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

    Speedtaps | tapping holes with an impact wrench!

    by Admin Added 1,219 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

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

    DURA-INK 5 fine Tip marker

    by Admin Added 1,178 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 02:24 Popular Slogging spanner | slammer wrench

    Slogging spanner | slammer wrench

    by Admin Added 1,107 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!

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,081 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.

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

    How to use a mitre saw safely

    by Admin Added 1,009 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

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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 990 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!

  • 03:41 Popular Torque wrench demonstration

    Torque wrench demonstration

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

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

    How to use a mag base drill

    by Admin Added 837 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 642 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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  • 03:41 Popular Strap wrench – a must have tool!

    Strap wrench – a must have tool!

    by Admin Added 353 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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  • 28:01 Popular How to use an angle grinder

    How to use an angle grinder

    by Admin Added 324 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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  • 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 250 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

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