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How to Use a Brad Nailer and 18 Gauge Nails

Brad nailers are the perfect tool for ​afixing molding or trim pieces without leaving a visible hole. Brads have a thin, small head which allows them to adhere thin pieces of wood together with ease.At

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How to Paint Old Ceramic Tile

​Perhaps you're dying to do a remodel on your kitchen backsplash or bathroom tile, but you don't want all of the hassle involved with removing and replacing it. For these situations, it can make a lot

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How to Cut Cement Board and Hardie Backer

Cement board​is one of the most useful home improvement inventions of the 20th century. ​Cement board is used as a tile backing board in areas of moisture, such as your kitchen or bathroom. ​Once

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How to Cut Stainless Steel Sheets and Tubes

​Due to its rust resistance, strength, and sturdiness, stainless steel is one of the most used and popular materials all over the world. But cutting stainless steel is more difficult

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How Long Does Wood Glue Take to Dry?

Your wood project may call for the use of wood glue. While this can provide a strong adhesive to two wood pieces, the dry times can be affected by a range of factors. How long does wood glue take to dry?

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The Best Ways for How to Cut Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is a great addition to the walls of many different kinds of homes. Made of the same material as PVC pipes, it’s become nearly ubiquitous thanks to its versatility and

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How to Build a DIY Dust Collector for Your Shop

​A dust collector is the ideal way to keep your workspace neat and tidy. Whether you’re a weekend hobbyist or a professional working in an industrial setting, a buildup of wood debris and dust will

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What is a Brad Nailer and What Situations to Use It In

​A brad nailer is a very common and powerful tool used for home improvement or DIY assignments. You can also use it for your carpentry projects, attaching trims, or pieces of furniture.You’ll find

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How to Cut Tin Metal Roofing and Roof Panels

If you’re looking to replace the roofing on the storage shed or are building a small garage or treehouse, you might consider cutting your own metal roofing instead of hiring someone

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10 Different Ways on How to Cut Rebar

​​Reinforcing bars are also known as rebar, and they are staples in construction and masonry. They are most often made from steel. Rebar has many benefits, including being durable and useful for supporting

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A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Cut Galvanized Pipe

Many home improvement projects require the need to cut a galvanized pipe. You may have a plumbing project which requires the need to fit a new pipe extension into an existing pipe. Or, you may be using

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How to Use a Chop Saw for Fast, Efficient Cuts

When you have a job that requires small, precise cuts, a chop saw is often the ideal cutting device. These precision saws offer you the ability to make accurate right angle cuts in a variety of materials

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