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Best Step Ladder – You Choose

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Are you in the market for a new step ladder?  If so then beware, you might be surprised at how many choices you’ll be confronted with when choosing the best […]

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How to Make a Center Line Jig

Center Line Jig

In this video tip I teach you how to build a center line jig. With this jig you can mark the center of any size board, whether it’s a 2×4…

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Blade Cleaning Video

Blade Cleaning

Today’s video tip is all about blade cleaning, specifically the blades from your power saws, such as circular saws, table saws, miter saws, etc. To show you, I’ve removed the…

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Drilling Pilot Holes in Wood Trim

Drill a pilot hole in wood trim

Here is a quick video tip showing a simple technique for drilling pilot holes in wood trim.

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Nominal Lumber Size Dimensions and Conversion Chart

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In a way, it has always disturbed me that the lumber industry can’t come up with a simple format for measuring their product.  Why can’t a 2×4 be just that, […]

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Electrical Wiring and Circuit Capacity

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If you plan on wiring an outlet or light fixture onto an existing electrical circuit you will have to determine if the circuit has enough capacity to handle the additional […]

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Refinishing Hardwood Floors

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Refinishing hardwood floors can be a dusty, time consuming chore, but can produce great returns on the sweat equity for “DIY”ers.  Here is how you go about boosting that equity. […]

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Nails per Pound

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So you’re starting a new project.  You’ve done the proper planning and have your materials list all figured out.  Amongst all the other items on your list there are some […]

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