Whether you want to repair, expand or update your home’s current deck or would like to build a brand-new one, warmer weather is prime time for outdoor projects. Danny Lipford, national home improvement expert and host of Today’s Homeowner TV & Radio, shares his best advice for successful deck building.
Ever wonder about difference between super glue, crazy glue, instant glue and CA glue? Actually, they’re just different names for the same product. The technical name is “cyanoacrylate”. CA glue really is “super” – a one square inch bonding of cyanoacrylate can hold about a ton.
Most of us don’t give a lot of thought to drilling, but all holes are not created equal. There is a big difference between punching a hole in a 2×4 and boring a precise hole for furniture joinery or a hinge. It’s easy to get a hole that is out of round or has splintered edges. To drill a satisfactory hole, you need the right type of drill bit.
July always starts with a bang. You have to like a holiday that combines patriotism with barbeques, parties and fireworks. As we celebrate Independence Day it’s a good time to stop and consider the blessings of living in the United States. Our freedoms and standard of living are the envy of the world.
When a new chisel with a
hooped handle is received, quite often the hoop is loose. This is common to all
The function of the hoop is solely to keep the handle from splitting. Therefore, the hoop should be properly seated prior to use.