Found 36 results for the keyword ‘Video - Included’

  • 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...
  • How do you silence a squeaking floor?

    Here's an animation that helps to show you why floors squeak and what you might be able to do to solve the problem.
  • Teaching Kids Woodworking -- reaching for success

    Over the years I have had the occasion to teach working with tools to kids as young as 3 years old.  At whatever age the secret is to know the individual kids attention span and prepair the work to give them a feeling of completion and success within those limits.  Regular sessions of success and...
  • Virtual Set Editor Testing

    The first video above is a 6 minute video that was made for testing and calebrating the new Virtual Set Editor -- and to show 4 possible ASD sets -- all developed from two Best Tile Stores: Saratoga and Schenectady.  The second video is a 2 minute clip with advanced work on two of these sets giv...
  • A Retracting Latch for a Gate that Swings toward the street

    Gates that swing out towards the street present a serious problem for latches.  If you mount the latch on the gate itself, it will not work unless you install it on the street side.  Out on that side it is simply not secure.  If you mount it on the fence, then the shaft that catches the gate is a...
  • Le Semaine Verte -- Bâtir durable -- mai 2010

    The Semaine Verte produced a documentary on the construction of a LEED energy efficient head office in Montreal by Schluter North America.  They accepted to undertake this production largely because we offered them stock footage of any part of the construction they wanted.  In addition they alrea...
  • WHAT IS AN AIR-TO-AIR HEAT EXCHANGER, HRV and ERV?

    Air-change ventilation systems exist that take stale air out and bring fresh air in so as to not rely on cold air drafts for the entry of fresh air to the house. They are simply a box with two fans. In a few of the warm spots of Canada these are legitimate systems on their own. In most of Canada ...
  • What is the difference between a vapour barrier and an air barrier?

    It's become very important to understand the difference between a vapor barrier and an air barrier. If we completely seal a polyethylene sheet on the warm side of the insulation, we call it a combined air/vapor barrier. But it's possible to put the vapor barrier on the warm side of the insulati...
  • Why is a modern Wood Stove so energy efficient?

    The key to efficient heating with a wood stove is not just having an air tight stove, but controlling completely the burn, even re-burning the gasses after they come off of the logs. It is easier to understand if we look inside an energy efficient stove. Check out this 3-D animation.
  • Back Lit street numbers & the best night light I have ever found

    Being able to read house numbers at night is quite a hit a miss thing.  This is not only frustrating when you are trying to visit someone, but could be life threatening when an emergency vehicle is looking for a particular house address.    Lighting everything except the number By the good gra...