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The Demolition Saw – How to Use a Reciprocating Saw

Reciprocating saws are one of the most versatile saws you can own. These powerful hand saws can cut virtually any type of material with the right blade attached. They are perfect for demolition work and

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How to Paint a Room in Your House

​A new coat of paint will do wonders for any room in your house. Its amazing how much it will help freshen up the room and create a new feel. The process is pretty simple (and cheap), but it can take

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How to Dry Wood Slices in the Oven

Woodworkers, woodcarvers, furniture makers, and DIY enthusiasts often undertake the task of drying wood slices. While this is not a very difficult or complicated task, there is a certain process that should

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Step-by-Step Procces for How to Build Roof Trusses for a Shed

As you complete the construction of your shed project, you will want to finish with the roof truss structure. Trusses are used to support the actual walls of your shed. They keep the walls from bending

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How to Cut Circles in Wood, Metal, and Plastic with a Jigsaw

If you plan to cut a circle out of wood or other kinds of materials, this can be accomplished with a number of different tools. The most versatile tool for this task is the jigsaw. The following tips will

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Cutting Glass Bottles with a Tile Saw: A How-To Guide

​Glass bottles, such as used wine or beer bottles, can be used for a variety of DIY crafts and home goods. Cutting glass bottles, though,  ​brings with it a whole host of complications.​If you

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How to Make a Table Saw Sled

If you are looking to improve the versatility and function of your table saw, a table saw sled can allow you to make crisscross cuts at 45-degree angles with incredible accuracy. A table saw sled works

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How to Measure Band Saw Tires

​​A band saw uses two wheels in order to operate, and each of those wheels are protected by a tire to prevent damage to the saw blade. The ​tire on your band saw also helps the blade to run smoothly

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What Size Band Saw Should I Buy?

Band saws are versatile tools that allow cutting with superb accuracy so you can achieve more intricate cutting designs. While band saws come in a variety of sizes, you might be asking yourself what size

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How Thick of Wood Can a Jigsaw Cut?

Jigsaws are a versatile and safe power tool. A woodworker can achieve a lot with a jigsaw. That’s why it’s often the first power saw a woodworker acquires.If a jigsaw is the only power tool you have,

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How To Build a DIY Farmhouse Dining Room Table

The project was to build a dining room table. We had just moved to a new home, and so we didn’t have any money to buy furniture. With this newer, larger home, we had a huge dining room, and our dining

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How to Build a Ramp for a Shed

Considering all the heavy equipment that gets put into sheds like those really nice lawn mowers, bikes, and even motorcycles, you may find yourself thinking about the advantages of building a ramp attachment

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