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Stauff Clamps: Standard Series, Heavy Series, Twin Series and Custom Designed Clamps

One of the most intimidating prospects of diving headfirst into a Do-It-Yourself project would be trying to make sense of all the technical details. Any project that has anything to do with the use of hoses, pipes, or tubes will require the use of clamps, and there is no other brand better in the industry …

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DE-STA-CO Clamps: Standard Pneumatic, Straight Line Action and Pull Action Latch Clamps

Not all machines have to be those electronically run or battery operated. Sometimes we overlook those gadgets that have been aiding us with their simplicity and ingenuity. These simple machines are structured perfectly to be reliable with or without electricity; for instance, De-Sta-Co clamps are machines that by their very design make our lives easier …

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Woodturning Supplies, Projects, and Equipment in the US and the UK

Woodworking has changed in the last couple of decades; when once woodworkers only used traditional hand tools like hand saws, hammers and chisels, now the modern woodworker may have two or more power tools in his workshop. The most common of these tools are table saws and routers. But there is one branch of woodworking …

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Plasma Cutter Reviews: Including Miller Plasmas, CNC plasmas, Gianttech Plasmas and Lotos Plasma Cutters

What is plasma cutting and how does it work? The process used to cut metals such as steel of different widths and thicknesses with a plasma torch is called plasma cutting. This procedure involves blowing compressed air at a very high speed through a nozzle, during which there is a formation of an electrical arc …

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Hypertherm Plasma Cutter Reviews, Parts, The 380 & 1250 Plus Cutters for Sale

Hypertherm is an American company globally known for designing and manufacturing technologically advanced plasma cutting systems. The Hypertherm plasma cutter is used in various industries such as automotive repair, manufacturing and shipbuilding. These cutters are trusted for their reliable, speedy and precise metal cutting. The overall productivity of a job is increased and as a …

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Floor Planer Guide: Concrete, Wood & Hardwood Floor Planer Reviews

If you are seeking to remodel an industrial location you will more than likely seek the incorporation of a floor planer, a heavy duty machine which is often utilized to clear through other flooring methods.  Planers are used instead of having to break up the former flooring by hand or with a jackhammer that can …

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Electrolux Vacuum Parts & Accessories Guide: Canister, Upright & Stick Lightweights

Electrolux Vacuums are the most innovative and dependable vacuum cleaners available on the market. They can go on for years without breaking down even once. However, as with all things mechanical, they are bound to undergo a little wear and tear every time you use them. To make sure that your Electrolux is always at …

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Bosch Multimaster Tool Review Including The Blades And Adaptor Of The Oscillating Tool

If you are DIY enthusiast or a simple handyman, you must have always wished for a tool that could be used to make vertical cuts and also sand simple work pieces. Luckily, your search for the perfect DIY tool is now over. With Bosch Multimaster you can cut, sand and scrape without the hassle of …

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Rockwell Woodworking Tools Guide: Jawhorse, Sonicrafter & Blade Runner Equipment

Old timers will remember the Rockwell woodworking brand with some nostalgic effect as to its durability and dependability. Most who have encountered the brand will only have positive things to say about its functioning and efficiency. During high school workshops this woodworking tools can be found as one of the machines that students use to …

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Braun Grinder Review: KSM2 or KMM30 The Best Burr Grinder Coffee Maker?

The Braun brand name echoes in modern-day technology with decades of proficient product quality. The German engineering that has set Braun-made products apart from its competition is fully exemplified in the Braun grinder and its extended product line. The consumers having clearly decided on what brand appliances they want in their kitchen, has had a …

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Dremel Tools Guide Plus Rotary, Oscillating And Multi-Tool Reviews

Dremel tools are known for their superiority and quality, practical applications, functionality, and novel designs. This brand has a wide variety of power tools and specializes in rotary tool creation. Dremel has been manufacturing and creating the highest quality devices for over seventy five years now. Albert J. Dremel was the original founder of the …

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Primatech Nailer Review: Hardwood & Pneumatic Nailers Guide

Technological advancements have made house building faster and more durable with less construction costs in the end. Pre-fabricated materials are available and can be utilized to make your home construction complete in no time at all. It is not only in making houses that technology has made an impact but practically in all forms of …

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LEM Grinders Review: Electric Meat Grinders & Sausage Making Equipment Guide

If you thought that all meat grinders were the same, you would definitely be wrong.  LEM grinders are top of the line when it comes to grinding mass quantities of meat efficiently and quickly.  Their grinding tools have become staples within butcher’s shops and delis across North America. LEM Products Depending on your business or …

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Rotozip Attachments Review: Zipmate, Flexshaft, Dremel, Spiral Saw & Vacuum

Rotozip is a cut out saw/dry wall router that can be used on the drywall, but with so many bits you can use to cut out the saw on tile, flooring, marble etc. The Rotozip brand has created plenty of attachments for their products, enough so to be called truly unique in the hardware business. …

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Construction Tools List Guide: Hand And Power Tool Construction Equipment

When you think of a busy construction site, what comes to mind? For most people, it’s the heavy equipment: the bulldozer, the crane, the excavator. These great, noisy machines that help to create the buildings we work, eat, and live in take the forefront of the jobsite by virtue of their size and noise. A …

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Clamp Strainer Guide: Fencing Tools, Crimp Sleeves, Ezepull And Ezecrimp Reviews

Clamp strainers are most commonly associated with creating a solid and sound metal fence, however the word strainer can have several other connotations.  These variations will sometimes become confusing, especially if the buyer has no idea of their uses and what form of strainer is appropriate for their task. Some strainers works better that others, …

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Lie Nelsen Chisels Guide: Chisel Planes, Block Planes And Router Planes

Lie-Nelsen is a US based company which has been manufacturing hand tools since 1981. Their goal as a company was to provide high quality tools with designs appropriate for different working environments. Since their establishment, revolutionizing the products of their concerned field has made them a mainstay among chisels. In April 2009 Senator Olympia Snowe …

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Soldering Aluminum Guide: Wires, Cans, Tubing, Copper And Silver

Soldering aluminum using conventional methods can be tricky and difficult but it can definitely be done. Aluminum has low melting temperature so its component will be less distorted in soldering as compared to brazing and welding. The process of soldering aluminum does not require the use of fluxes, rather it entails thermal spray, the typical …

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Porter Cable Biscuit Joiner Review: 555, 556, 557 Models And Blades

A porter biscuit joiner is an essential tool in the kit of any woodworking craftsman. A biscuit joiner can be used to connect two pieces of wood through the insertion of a biscuit.  Joining wood through biscuits can be done with various types of wood, lumber and even with some composite forms of wood panelling. …

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Sandblast Media Review: Abrasive, Black Beauty, Types And Disposal

Sandblasting Defined Sandblasting is a form of cleaning and etching which uses high velocity to propel fine sandblasting media to a surface. This procedure is mostly done via a gravity fed model which consists of a pressure gun, a pressurised air tank, and a hopper. Depressing of the trigger on the pressure gun pushes the …

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Bosch Jackhammers Review: Brute, Demolition, Parts, Bits And Repair

Jackhammers A jackhammer is a pneumatic tool combined with a chisel that is typically combined with pressed air, the more modern jackhammers use electric motors. There are also some large jackhammers used on the construction sites that are physically large machines run by hydraulic power. These bigger machines are used to break larger elements like …

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Marshalltown Trowels: Brick, Concrete, Masonry, Drywall & Skywalker Stilts

Marshalltown is an American company based out of Marshalltown, Iowa that manufactures construction tools for different purposes. With more than 100 years of experience they are one of the top construction tool producing companies in the country. A trowel is a kind of hand tool used for varying purposes such as smoothing or spreading around …

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Bolt Cutters Guide: Ridgid, Heavy Duty, Hydraulic, Mini, HK Porter & Pneumatic Reviews

A bolt cutter is a tool used to cut metal, meaning any type like chains, padlocks, bolts, wire, cable, wire mesh or a number of other forms.  They are designed to multiply the force applied to the handles using leverage, or mechanics built into the head of the bolt cutter, or a combination of the …

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Digital Caliper Guide: Mitutoyo, Starrett, Fowler & Fractional Reviews

To understand the value of a digital caliper, you first must understand the need and use of a caliper.  Calipers are precise tools used to measure outside diameter, inside diameter, depth, or length of a given object.  It is typically used in manufacturing for inspection or in engineering and design.  It is used to measure …

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Jack Stands Guide: Tall, Boat, Car, RV, Motorcycle, Heavy Duty & Mobile Home Type Reviews

Jack stands are supports, typically made of steel, that adjust in height and are built to support heavy weight when at rest.  Typical uses are automobiles, when raised in the air to be worked on, stabilizing RVs, supporting and stabilizing mobile homes, or even holding motorcycles.  The point of a jack stand is to have …

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Oil Filter Wrench Guide: Adjustable, Toyota, Harley Davidson & Porsche Reviews

Oil filter wrenches are exactly as the name implies a tool for removing spin-on oil filters.  These wrenches come in many different shapes and sizes, and most of them don’t look like wrenches at all.  Oil filters should be put on and tightened by hand, but over time, heat and corrosion may make these filters …

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Dust Collection Systems: Buying Reviews Of Cyclone, Shop And Woodworking Dust

A dust collection system can be as simple as a shop vacuum, but the types of systems we are looking at today go much further, in that they are systems designed to capture, convey and collect dust from entire workshops.  The idea is to improve breathable air quality.  It accomplishes this by removing particles from …

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Fein Multimaster Blades: Review And Tips On The Tool, The Blades And Accessories

In 1867 Wilhelm Emil Fein founded C. & E. Fein Company, which is accredited as the inventors of the first electrical power tool of the world.  His son Emil Fein developed the first electric handheld drilling machine in 1895. With 600 employees in Germany, and 840 total employees, this small company has become a power …

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Snap On Torque Wrench Buying Guide Plus Digital, Dial And Inch Pounds

Snap-on is one of the leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of professional tools in the US.  It is a 2.4 billion dollar company employing over 11,500 people worldwide.  Founded in 1920, it has a long lasting reputation as one of the top S&P 500 companies.  The company began with just ten sockets that would “snap …

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Socket Set: Buying Guide For Wrench Sets, Organizers, Allen & Swivel

A socket set is a collection of sockets.  They will usually come in a hard case, with a set location for each piece.  A socket wrench is a wrench with a ratcheting mechanism onto which you can attach various interchangeable sockets of different sizes and types, allowing you to turn different size and type fasteners.  …

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Vinyl Cutting Machine Reviews Including Sign Cutters And Plotters

A vinyl cutting machine is a tool used by professionals who create signs, posters, billboards, or adhesive lettering or graphics to cut vinyl into various shapes, sizes, letter, numbers, or whatever their imagination can create.  These machines are also known as vinyl cutting plotters, vinyl cutters, or a vinyl sign cutter.  Vinyl is a waterproof, …

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Hunter Air Purifier Buying Guide Plus Hepa Air Filters And Cleaners

Current Hunter Air Purifiers include several different lines.  The HEPAtech line uses true Hepa filters, effective airflow design, and extremely quiet fans.  The PermaLife line uses washable filters, meaning no replacement filters, ever.  The QuietFlo™ line uses a true heap filter proceeded by a pre-filter to remove larger particles and extending the life of your …

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Torque Screwdriver Reviews: Electric, Adjustable, Sets And Torque Wrench

A torque screwdriver is a screwdriver that has a torque limiting clutch that disengages once the desired torque has been reached.  Torque is another way of saying “the amount of force applied”.  The reason that you would use a torque screwdriver is prevent over-tightening, which can damage the product or affect the screw threads, therefore …

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Scissor Jack Reviews: Electric, Motorcycle, RV And Small

A scissor jack is a mechanical lifting jack that is basically a parallelogram whose diagonals are connected by a screw.  By turning the screw, it draws the two diagonals closer, or pushes them apart.  This inversely forces the opposite diagonals together or apart.  Mechanical jacks like this are usually rated for a maximum lifting capacity, …

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