kreg jig r3

How to Use a Kreg Jig R3: A Step-By-Step Guide

The Kreg jig R3 is without a doubt one of the most popular pocket hole jigs on the market and has been the starting point for many woodworking hobbyists. It might not sport all the bells and whistles of Kreg’s fancier models, but it contains everything you need to get started with pocket hole joinery.

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broken drill bit

How to Remove a Broken Drill Bit?

A broken drill bit is one of those things that you don’t plan for but is bound to happen given a long enough time using a drill. Whether you’re working with wood, metal, or masonry, drill bits have a tendency to break when you push them to the limit, leaving you with an unsightly metal protrusion that needs extracting.

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dewalt impact driver and wood chips

Can You Use an Impact Driver as a Drill?

Impact drivers are an incredibly useful tool when it comes to driving fasteners of all shapes and sizes, but they’re not exactly known for their drilling prowess. The question often comes up when you’re faced with a hole that needs drilling and only an impact driver within reach – can you use an impact driver as a drill?

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impact drill up close

When Not to Use an Impact Driver?

Impact drivers are one of the most useful tools to be developed in the past 100 years, but they aren’t perfect for every job. Sometimes a regular old drill/driver is the better choice, and other times you’re better off reaching for a handheld screwdriver – like when you need to complete delicate work.

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frozen pipes

At What Temperature do Pipes Freeze?

Frozen pipes are a major issue facing homeowners of all stripes, and every year they lead to expensive repairs from pipes bursting leading to flooded basements, bathrooms, and more. This leads to the logical next question which is – at what temperature do pipes freeze?

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plunge cut circular saw

How to Make a Plunge Cut with a Circular Saw?

If you need to make a cut through a material using a circular saw while keeping the surrounding area intact, then you’ll need to learn how to make a plunge cut. This might look challenging at first, but it’s actually a fairly simple process once you get the hang of it.

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