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Tips from Metal Work Supplies Ltd, Hereford, Herefordshire, UK

Making A Seal

Making A Seal When making a seal the best working position is to hold the sealant gun at an angle of 45° and to pull the gun towards yourself. To apply the sealants neatly you need to find the right working speed. If you move too slowly you’ll get a bumpy, irregular sealant surface, and…
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Drilling Pilot Holes

Drilling Pilot Holes Drilling pilot holes with drill bits is a basic and an essential skill for most woodworking projects. Drilling pilot holes in wood before inserting nails or wood screws, drilling a hole for a bolt, and pinning boards together with wooden dowels are some examples of the importance of using a drill in doing woodworking or home…
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Maintaining Power Tools

Maintaining Power Tools Maintaining power tools is essential. Doing so not only helps extend their effective service life but increases your chances of finishing that project. Clean Contacts for Motors Most small power tools have two "brushes," solid blocks of carbon graphite that conduct electricity to the motor's spinning armature. Friction gradually wears these brushes away,…
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