best drill press for metal work – up close look & buying guide

As you should know if you’ve been working with metal for a while now, there are tasks that are tiring and harder than necessary if you don’t have the proper equipment at hand. For the best results you need to use a tool that is specifically suited to whichever material you’re working with and whatever project you’re building. So if you’re working with metal, and you’re looking for a drill press then you need to choose one built specifically for working with metal.… Read full article

How to Disaster Proof Your Home

When you turn on the news,there is always the news that an earthquake, a storm or a tornado hit some area in the world. Having lived in Manila where there are both earthquakes and storms, I have learned to TRY to disaster-proof my home. I have to explain however that to completely disaster-proof one’s home is impossible but there are safety measures and home “arrangements” which can lessen the impact of disasters when it happens to strike.… Read full article

Top things to consider before buying an Angle grinder for your work shop


You should think about the type of metal/material you plan to use your grinder on. Some metal may not require a high RPM, while others you will need 9000RPM+ to make a good job of it. The more demanding the tasks, the more you will need a high quality angle grinder that can reach these extremely high speeds. Another consideration that goes hand in hand with speed is horsepower.

How Well Built is it?

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What type of saw do you need – Purchasing Guide

If you’re a keen builder, or planning on getting started with wood work you will without a doubt need a saw. But the question is which type of saw is the right one for you? Well, there are actually many different options, all suited to slightly different tasks. We will try to clear up which type of saw is right for you in this article.


Coping Saw


The Coping saw is mostly used for work that requires a very high level of precision.… Read full article

Mini Drill Press – Purchasing information for DIY enthusiasts

Drill Presses are great tools, and you can use them with just about any object, whether wooden or metal. However, sometimes if you’re working with delicate small items you need a special type of drill press to get the job done. This is often the case when working with tiny objects making arts and crafts. If you need to work with smaller objects then what you need is known as a small drill press.… Read full article

Buying a new vise – what you must know.

If you’re drilling, sawing, or hammering in your garage you will certainly need some kind of vise to make your work easier. You have a few different options available to you depending on what your use is. For those using a drill press, the best route is probably to get a drill press vise. Otherwise for most people a plain old bench vise will do just fine. Having a good bench vise is fundamental to getting your work done accurately and efficiently.… Read full article