We have all had it happen. You are turning a wrench and then BAM, the head of the bolt rounds off, the wrench slips, and you bust your knuckles on the edge of something sharp. It never fails; there is always a sharp edge next to a rounded bolt waiting for your tender knuckles. Here are some tips and tricks to removing rounded-off bolts…
Working on your own car is as rewarding as it is practical. The DIY mechanic industry is huge and includes everyone from expert mechanics to parents who want to learn more about cars to keep the family vehicle in good condition. You don’t need a lot of tools to start working on cars, but there are a few basics every new DIYer needs in their mechanic toolbox. Here are four essential sets for both the casual DIYer and avid hobbyist…
Picking the right tool for the job can make all the difference. So, when it comes to using an impact driver vs drill, which is the right choice?
The easy way is often described by old-timers as the wrong way, but that isn’t always the case. Another way to put it is that there is the right tool … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Sharpen Drill Bits The Easy Way
You may not believe it, but there is a lot more to drilling holes in metal than just a drill and a bit. Sure, you can make a hole, but … Continue Reading How to Drill Holes In Metal Without Destroying Your Drill Bits
When you need to make a hole is something that isn’t paper, you need a drill bit. While the basic drill bit will make a hole, there are many different … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How To Choose A Drill Bit For Any Project
If you’re a dedicated DIYer, sooner or later you’re going to have to drill something. Here’s a quick and dirty guide to how to drill metal.
Finding the best drill bits for the job at hand can be more complicated than you might expect. Here’s how to choose the right drill bit for your project.