Most novice do-it-yourselfers feel perfectly comfortable using an electric drill or jigsaw, but nearly all of them are hesitant to pick up a portable circular saw. Here are 10 tips to help you cut safely and more confidently.
I have several old cordless power tools and they're all in good working condition. The trouble is the batteries all need to be replaced and the batteries are obscenely expensive. I have a really hard time paying for batteries that cost almost as much as the tool and I didn't want to discard perfectly good tools. One other issue I had with my old batteries as that every time I went to use them the batteries were dead as the NiMH batteries would self discharge rather quickly, especially in…
Getting the most from your Dremel by Mark Fogleman - Some readers probably think of the Dremel as a tool with too much slop in the frontend. You can fix that problem with some shrink tubing around the bearing race to make a tight fit as Frank Ford shows here: FRETS.COM
If you want to turn wood to make spindles or decorative chair legs, you're going to need a lathe. Rather than spending a fortune on expensive hardware, you can put an old drill to good use instead.
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Modified Battery for Cordless Drill by pashanoid -- Homemade extended use battery for a cordless drill fabricated from a repurposed UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply). http://www.homemadetools.net/homemade-modified-battery-for-cordless-drill