How To Select The Best Fall Arrest Harness

By Phil Benevides

How To Select The Best Fall Arrest Harness As trade professionals we can often find ourselves working at dangerous heights. Some of us make our living working at these heights day in and day out, but whether you wear a fall arrest harness once a year or once a day, few of us ever experience…

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How to Apply Epoxy Paint to a Workshop Floor

By Robert Robillard

How to Paint a Basement or Garage Floor Like a lot of folk, I spent quite a bit of time in my basement workshop.  A workshop floor takes a huge beating and nothing looks better in a workshop or nice garage as a clean, shiny and professional quality finished floor. This article will show you how…

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Job Site Sawhorses

By Robert Robillard

Job Site Saw Horses In my small world of residential remodeling and carpentry I always find myself in need or a pair, or more accurately, several pairs of job site sawhorses.   As I get older I find myself becoming a sawhorse snob. I want my sawhorses to be strong, but not too heavy, super portable,…

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Dealing with Carpenter Ants

By Robert Robillard

Carpenter Ant Treatment For Your Home Ants are interesting creatures.   Did you know that an ant can carry 50 times its body weight? Accepting that ants live in nature is one thing but having them live in your home is another.  No matter how you feel on this topic I’m sure you prefer not to have…

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How To Install Wood Plugs

By Robert Robillard

How to install wood plugs in railings When I see a project where the carpenter took the time and effort to install wood plugs I automatically thing “quality.” This article will show you how to install wood plugs in railings and anything else for that matter. Wood Railings and Plugs As a carpenter I’ve seen…

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Applying Solid Edging To Plywood Edges

By Robert Robillard

Plywood is a perfect material for cabinet, bookcase and bookshelf making. The only negative to using plywood is its exposed veneer edges. There are a lot of ways to cover these edges from solid wood veneer to thin edge strips to full thickness solid wood edging. This article will discuss applying solid edging to plywood…

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How to Repair a Damaged Circular Saw Base Plate

By Phil Benevides

How to Repair a Damaged Ridgid Circular Saw Base Plate I’ve recently been keeping my Ridgid 18-Volt X4 cordless circular saw with me every job I go. The convenience and flexibility of the tool has made it a work horse in my collection. From quick and dirty strapping cuts to unexpected rips this tool has…

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How To Make A Pipe Clamp Storage Rack

By Robert Robillard

Pipe Clamp Storage Rack Workshop Tip I’m a neat freak and hate when my shop is a mess.  Part of being neat is being organized. You can never have enough clamps so recently I decided that I needed a better way to store my pipe clamps.  My clamps range from 24 inches to 60 inches. …

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