How to Adjust a Jointer

A jointer is highly recommended for jobs when you will be working with rough lumber. In fact, it’s often recommended as the first tool you should purchase to upgrade your workshop. A jointer’s purpose is …

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How to Square a Board With a Jointer

You’ve got a new woodworking project and are excited to get started. You head to the home improvement store and stock up on the lumber you need. Then back in your workshop, you notice the …

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How to Drill Angled Holes

Sometimes certain projects will require that you do not drill straight into a piece of wood. You may need to create angled holes from time to time, but this does not have to be a …

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How to Drill a Hole In Quartz Crystal

Quartz crystal has a distinctive sparkle that makes it popular for use in everything from pendant necklaces to kitchen countertops- This article has all the information you need to safely and accurately drill holes in …

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How to Drill a Hole In a Ball Bearing

Ball bearings have three primary functions. With a rolling or sliding motion, they can reduce the amount of friction between moving parts, allow for precise positioning of those parts, or help distribute and carry heavy …

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How to Drill a Hole In a Coin

The most common reason to drill a hole in a coin is to make it into jewelry. Coins collected from your travels can be turned into earrings or necklaces, allowing you to keep those memories …

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How to Drill a Hole In a Mason Jar

Mason jars are a beloved material of the crafty DIYer, thanks to their sturdy construction, attractive appearance, and versatility. When intact, mason jars can be used for storage or as a drinking vessel, but that’s …

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How to Drill Cast Iron

Cast iron can be challenging to work with. It is not a hard metal and it can splinter or crack if you do not drill it properly. However, its more than just picking the correct …

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How to Drill Holes in Shells

If you love beachcombing, you may have collected a lot of shells that you would like to turn into some kind of art, or make into jewelry. It might be intimidating to think about drilling …

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How to Drill Out a Rivet

Do you need to know how to remove a rivet? There are many projects where you may need to drill them out, so it helps to understand the process first. The rivet is a fastener …

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