Author Archives: Jose A. Brown
Author Archives: Jose A. Brown
Home remodeling and improvement is an exciting prospect that most homeowners look forward to. The choice of materials typically determines the success of the project and often how long the results will last. Be it flooring, countertops, backsplashes or whatever else needs replacing, a wide variety of materials are available for every imaginable house remodeling need. This article is aimed at establishing the correct way to cut cement boards while providing additional information about this popular home improvement material.Continue reading
Most of the time when we think about a home theater, we would think that it is something only for the rich. Well, for a while there, it was all about being rich to get to experience a home theater. It is now possible for you to build a simple but impressive home theater room.
Building your dream home theater room will depend a lot on the budget that you have in mind. But overall, the whole process of building a home theater should be hard. We get to look at how to build a home theater room below. Follow these simple steps to have an easy time implementing the idea.Continue reading
With the before article, We discussed the best dovetail jig buying guide. This article aims at identifying the top five best wood router brands available on the market and the specifics on what to look out for when buying or renting one.
Carpentry and woodwork are among the oldest trades in the world. This is no surprise considering wood is among mankind’s oldest building materials. These seasoned and time-tested trades often employ a variety of tools and contraptions. In the field of fine woodworking, some degrees of artistry alongside an array of tools are a prerequisite. Advances in science and technology have given rise to a new generation of power tools, making everything a whole lot easier.Continue reading
Saws have been around for a couple of millennia. The earliest recorded evidence suggests that the earliest models were simple serrated materials such as flint and shark teeth which were used for everyday cutting purposes. In some cases, however, saws have been used for sinister purposes in different cultures across the globe. The modern reciprocating saw is advancement over the ancient Egyptian saws and is a widely used demolition tool. This article is aimed at identifying the best reciprocating saw models currently on the market and what to consider when buying or renting one.Continue reading
Installing countertops can be described as a reasonably straightforward task. Various materials have been used on countertop lamination but none more extensively than Formica. The main idea when laminating countertops is to enhance durability and the general aesthetics of the surface in question. This article is aimed at establishing the correct method of installing Formica, the considerations and tools you will need.Continue reading
Recent advances in mechanics and technology have seen the rise of various power tools used for everyday construction tasks. The woodwork and carpentry scene has had its fair share of the game. Dovetail jigs, often referred to as dovetail saws are essential woodworking tools used to join together pieces of wood via the use of dovetail joints. Traditional dovetail saws comprised of thin blades with fine teeth. These were used for high precision and detailed cutting. This article’s main aim is to help you identify the best dovetail jig models available on the market and what to look out for when buying or renting one.Continue reading
Advances in mechanics and technology have seen the rise of several power tools used for everyday construction tasks and chores. Woodwork and Carpentry have had its fair share of the game. Biscuit joiners, often referred to as plate joiners are essential woodworking tools used to join together pieces of wood.
The invention of the biscuit joining system is attributed to the Swiss inventor Hermann Steiner in the mid 1950’s. Biscuit joiners eliminate the need to use screws or nails to join two pieces of lumber together. This article’s main aim is to help you identify the best biscuit joiner models available on the market and what to look out for when buying or renting one.Continue reading
Spills and stains are a common, everyday household challenge. Some stains are pretty basic whereas others can be a real nightmare. The latter can be said of paint stains. Paint stains can be difficult to deal with if not well handled. However, this shouldn’t necessarily be the case. Quick response to a paint spill on your carpet along with understanding the basic properties of the aforesaid paint goes a long way in ensuring that the resulting stain isn’t permanent. This article is aimed at exploring the various ways on how to get acrylic paint out of a carpet.Continue reading
A palm sander is a handheld power tool used to smooth surfaces using abrasion. Sanding surfaces using sandpaper can be a tedious task, especially where the surface in question is large. Advances in mechanics and technology have seen the rise of several power tools used for everyday construction tasks and chores. Power sanders are one of them. This article aims to explore the various types of power sanders, what sets them apart and their operating principles.Continue reading
Ever since the human species discovered the use of tools for everyday tasks, all manner of tools; mostly rudimentary, have been witnessed across different cultures and civilizations. The earliest documented evidence of saws points toward the use of serrated materials. The said materials included shark teeth, flint, obsidian, copper, and seashells. Modern saws are mostly made of iron, steel or several other durable materials. As far as mechanization and power are concerned, the 21st century has seen the advent of the powered saw. The market awash in a variety of power jigsaws each resembles the next yet different in some aspects. The search for the best jigsaw is on.Continue reading