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  • Radial Arm Saw Sanding Disk

    I have a copy of your Fine Tuning Your Radial Arm Saw , am interested in the article on page 52 relating to planning the table flat, but I can't seem to find anyone that knows where to obtain the rigid sanding disk that is shown in figure 3-46. I hope you might know where to obtain one. - Willia...
  • Mixing techniques: concrete, soil and paint.

    Often we need to mix things around the house and don't always have the best tools for the job. In this TV segment I showed two inexpensive tools that really help in this category.The Odd Job, available at many renovation centres, is a small barrel that was originally made for mixing small batche...
  • Discovering a power chisel

    Some tools go un-noticed on the hardware store shelves, like the rotary hammer chisels. At first glance this appears simply to be a heavy duty hammer drill. It has a special quick change chuck called an SDS system and will only work with drills and other accessories with the special SDS shanks....
  • Tools that hang on belts.

    This was a fun little segment where we collected all kinds of things that you can hang on a workbelt.That little folding saw that fit into its own belt case comes from Silky Saws.Good both for cutting regular wood and pruning, it is about the smallest yet aggressive saw you can carry around with ...
  • Power drill accessories

    My guest was Charlie Harte from DeWalt. We took a look at some of the accessories you can use with portable power drills.Of special interest was the new QUICK CHANGE chuck that allows you to chuck a small hex shaft special chuck into your drill's chuck. Then any 1/4 inch hex shaft drills, dri...
  • Pro: Weird and (sometimes) Wonderful Power Tool Accessories

    Power tools are generally designed to do one thing very well, and then with a change of blades or bits, they can often do a decent job on a few other tasks. Accessories, like handles and guides, usually enhance their initial design function. But what about all those other accessories?The dril...
  • A home made stand-off for a tall ladder.

    Al from Vernon, BC nails a 2x4 to the top of his extension ladder to be able to span across windows. We made a version of this setup that would work for any long ladder -- a 2x4 on the wall side, a shorter 2x4 on the other side, and two carriage bolts with wing nuts to sandwich it onto the top o...
  • Hole Saws: Automatic plug ejectors & the 1 tooth saw

    When you use a hole saw, it is often very difficult to get the plug out of the saw cup when you are done. More and more manufacturers have provided slots on the side of the hole saw to allow you to jam a screwdriver in and pry the plug out. But this is often not so easy. (By the way, the larger t...
  • OVERVIEW: Keeping leaves out of rain gutters while letting the water through

      THE RAIN GUTTER’S PRIMARY JOB   We need rain gutters to collect the rain that falls on a roof and then take it far away from the foundation of the house.  That, together with landscaping that slopes away from the house, can solve 80% of all water leakage problems in basements, especially dur...
  • Removing Tile Grout & Floor Glue

    There exist special little tile grout knives, which are really just a blade with carbide dust on the edge. They are efficient at cutting out old grout between tiles. There is a special a power grout remover as one of the accessory blades that comes with the FEIN MultiMaster. Unlike a circular ...