Author Archives: Jose A. Brown
Author Archives: Jose A. Brown
Wood is humanity’s oldest and perhaps favorite building material. It has remained as popular in the 21st Century as it ever was ages ago. Bending wood is a tricky proposition in the sense that first, wood easily breaks and second, the concern of retaining the bent shape. Several methods and techniques of bending wood have been discovered but the most economical and by far the most popular is using water- hot water, or steam for that matter. This article aims to explore the wood bending method that entails using water, the proper techniques, requirements, and the science behind it all.Continue reading
Glue is among the most commonly used items in several areas such as woodworking, stationery making, plumbing, shoe manufacture or repair and even in the field of automobile assembly and repair. Several types of glue have over the course of time been chanced upon; by natural discovery or artificial means and used for varied purposes. PVA glue is considered a “staple glue” thanks to its versatile uses that seem to cut across all fields and divides. What is PVA glue? This article aims to shine some light on this type of glue, its numerous applications and what makes it so special.Continue reading
Just so you know, your people in operations are by far the main reason your plans or projects go as planned. More specifically they are the main reason why your customers are happy with the task/project upon completion. The action team is like the A team, the number one priority of which is always to take care of the project schedule by ensuring that each and every task is thoroughly discussed and implemented.Continue reading
If you 're busy man, here is the best torque wrench that you need to consider and buy;
Tightening bolts and nuts is a relatively simple task. What most individuals fail to realize, however, is the fact that bolts and nuts have a threshold beyond which further tightening can and most often compromises the said bolts or nuts’ strength. Other than the obvious problem of the bolt being impossibly hard to remove afterward, several other serious concerns arise when a bolt is over-tightened.Continue reading
Soldering irons can be utilized for varied needs both professionally or even in the home garage or workshop. This irreplaceable tool is used in joining metal contacts using molten solder in electrical circuit boards. Soldering irons are also useful in plumbing repairs, arts and craft projects, car and engine repair amongst a host of other uses. With so many models to choose from out there, the search for the best soldering iron can be overwhelming no doubt. This article is aimed at reviewing the top five best-selling soldering irons while shedding some light on how these tools work and the different types of soldering stations.Continue reading
If You're busy, don't need to read the guide! Here is the best tool of 5 best wire strippers available on the market that you should buy.
The stripping of wires is a common practice in electrical wiring and related fields. As simple as it sounds, the stripping of wires is to some extent a rather delicate affair. The aim is to strip off the electrical insulation while avoiding any damage to the wires underneath. Electrical insulators are used to support and separate current conductors without allowing any current through themselves. Finding the perfect wire stripper is a great addition to any electrician’s toolbox.
There's the obvious temptation of using a kitchen knife or even your teeth; both sound brilliant but how do they compare to professional tools designed to handle the specific task of stripping wires? This article is aimed at highlighting the top five best wire strippers in a bid to create a buyer’s guide of sorts.Continue reading
HOW TO MAKE A LAPTOP STAND USING PVC PIPE.
A laptop stand is a great accessory that optimizes your computing experience on various levels. It improves the operating ergonomics of a laptop which carries its advantages in the long run. Just like normal desktop PC's, laptops need to stay cool to allow optimal performance. The thing is, most laptop models today have the air intake vents located beneath the machine. This poses a likelihood of overheating and a consequent drop in performance.Continue reading
A hammer is perhaps the most basic of all carpentry and woodworking tools. This highly underrated and often overlooked Implement has over the years played a central role numerous other tasks outside woodworking and carpentry. Even Thor owns one. What most people fail to appreciate are the incredible varieties and types of hammers available! One’s choice of hammer depends on the materials being used and what the intended purpose or task is.Continue reading
If You don't need to read the guide! This is the best pocket hole jig avaiable onthe martket that you should buy
Woodworking and Carpentry are age-old crafts that have stood the test of time and ultimately evolved into the modern day art/discipline or practice if you may. Wood is among man's oldest building materials. It is no surprise therefore that wood has, in fact, remained as popular in the 21st century.
The tools involved in woodwork and carpentry come in all manner of sizes, shapes, and descriptions. The influence of scientific and technological advances has been influential on tools used in carpentry and woodwork. The pocket hole jig is one such case. This article aims to demystify this tool, explore the advantages and shortcomings of using one, a brief history of the same and what to consider when purchasing the best pocket hole jig.Continue reading
Don't want to read the guide! Here is the best screwdriver set that you should buy
Man invented tools to help ease the burden or strain associated with daily tasks. Power tools have become a must have in most aspects of day to day life. One tool that has, however, remained unchanged and perhaps as important is the screwdriver. Several powered models have sprung up but the truth remains that the hand operated ones are still quite popular. This article is aimed at identifying the best screwdriver set available on the market and what to look out for when buying one.Continue reading