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What Is a Countersink Drill Bit?

It won’t take you long to discover a need for countersinking a screw in one of your DIY projects. By countersinking, you are able to achieve several objectives. It hides the fastener while preventing tear-out, along with eliminating deburring hazards. What is a Countersink Drill Bit? A countersink drill bit is a specialty accessory for…

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5 Best Planer Jointer Combo [2022 Review]

A two-in-one solution might just be what you need in your woodwork station if you’re looking to cut down on space. To get the best out of both worlds, a planer jointer combo will be the perfect way to maximize your woodworking craftsmanship. There’s an overwhelming number of planer jointer combos in the market. Finding…

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What Is a Drill Chuck?

A drill chuck is a type of clamp used to hold bits and other drilling implements. Chucks are used to hold tools that are roughly cylindrical in shape. On a drill, the chuck attaches to the mandrel. Different drill bits can be inserted into the chuck, allowing the same base tool to be used for…

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What Is a Belt Sander Used For?

A belt sander uses lateral action and an abrasive surface to aggressively remove material. They are mostly used to sand wood. We’ll explain in this article what is a belt sander used for. What Is a Belt Sander? Belt sanders are electrical appliances, powered by an extension cord or rechargeable battery back. The belt referred…

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How to Sand Drywall

Getting a great paint or wallpaper finish requires perfectly smooth drywall. Unevenness in the drywall will be carried through to the finished wall, and may even prevent you from installing tile. Learn how to sand drywall and how to control dust and the right techniques for getting a perfectly smooth drywall surface through sanding. How…

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How to Sand Metal

Sanding metal removes rust and improves the appearance of the material. Well-sanded metal not only looks great, but it is also ready to accept paint or another finish. In this article, we’ll teach you how to sand metal, the different tools you can use to sand metal, and how to finish sanded metal. How to…

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How to Use a Drum Sander

Drum sanders make quick work of sanding down hardwood floors. These machines can be affordably rented by consumers, but must be used properly to achieve good results. Learn when and how to use a drum sander, what sandpaper to use with a drum sander, and how to check if your hardwood floors can be resurfaced…

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How to Sand Corners

Sanding a flat surface is relatively straightforward, but when you introduce corners, things get more complicated. From tight interior corners to the corners of hardwood floors or custom routed corners, this article will teach you how to sand corners. We’ll run through all kinds of sanding tools and give tips for how to sand two…

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How to Sand Acrylic

Acrylic is a versatile building material with many applications. Although it is very resistant to damage, it is possible to scratch the surface of acrylic sheets. Cut acrylic sheets are also prone to scratching and clouding along the edges. Removing these scratches and cloudiness is possible. Learn why they form and how to remove them. This…

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