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Having an electric nail gun is beneficial, especially if you have a do-it-yourself home improvement or construction project. Compared to hammering nails by hand, using an electric nail gun is easier and safer. Plus, it offers greater precision. However, what type of nail gun should you use?

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Knifemaking is a process that’s been around for hundreds of years. To make a knife, one has to follow a series of processes, and all of these processes require tools. The earliest knives were made from such materials as flint, obsidian, brass, iron, copper, or bronze.

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A broom is a common tool used indoors and outdoors for sweeping up dust, dirt, and debris. Here we look at the various components that make up a broom.

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A boot scraper is a handy item that you find in many households. In their simplest form, they are doormats. But there is actually a wide variety of boot scrapers in various materials that perform the job of cleaning your shoes. So whether your objective is to shake off a bit of dust from your sneakers after walking the dog or removing solidified mud from your hiking boots, there’s a boot scraper for you. 

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One of the most common power saws is the table saw. It is a fixture in many woodworkers’ shops. Although it is straightforward to use, it has different parts that can confuse most users. If you’re one of them, continue reading to learn more about the different parts of a table saw.

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Buckets are a type of watertight container which have many uses. Traditionally buckets would have a circular footprint and a rim that is wider than the base to give the bucket a shape which is a cross between a cylinder and a cone.

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For cleaning indoor floor surfaces, brooms offer a good alternative to vacuums, as they aren’t noisy, don’t require electricity or batteries, and are lightweight and easy to use. They also take up less storage space than vacuums and can be used on outdoor surfaces too. Learn all about the many types of brooms here.

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The level is one of those tools considered to be a must-have for any contractor, builder, and even DIYer. Don’t be mistaken that its main purpose– to determine whether a surface is a level or plumb– isn’t that critical. After all, being off by an inch in any construction job can lead to disastrous results.

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Which type of sander do you need? There are more options than either using sandpaper or an electric power sander. In this post, we’ll run through the uses and pros, and cons of each of the three main types of sanders to help you choose the best option for your task. Who knows? You might discover a new favorite tool and be inspired to do more woodworking.

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Basic sewing requires little more than a needle, thread, and scissors, but if you’re a keen sewing enthusiast or sew for work or pleasure, there are a plethora of sewing tools that you’ll find are essentials in your sewing kit and some which are not technically necessary but will make your sewing experience much easier and more enjoyable.

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Fire pits are a popular accessory to have in the yard, as they are inexpensive and have a multitude of uses. They can double up as a grill to cook food, serve as an outdoor heating appliance, or a source of atmospheric light during a summer evening.

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If you’re interested in learning how to use a sewing machine, you should familiarize yourself with the parts so that you aren’t overwhelmed when facing this convenient electrical machine. Understanding which part is which and what its function is will make you a much more proficient seamstress. This useful guide covers all of the most important parts of a sewing machine.