Archive for the 'Power Tools' Category

General DIY – Tools

Friday, August 28th, 2009

When it comes to do-it-yourself, a rudimentary understanding of tools is essential. Before embarking on any DIY project, you will need a basic kit in your toolbox as well as work-specific tools, including the relevant power tools. An all-important principle to remember when purchasing DIY tools is to never cut corners or cut costs on [...]

General DIY – Safety Precautions

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

When engaging in do-it-yourself (DIY) work, it is vital to employ adequate safety measures and take proper safety precautions. Statistically speaking, the majority of the accidents that occur in the home are due to inadequate safety precautions and are preventable. As a DIY’er, you must remain aware at all times of the potential for disaster, [...]

DeWalt DW713-GB 1600W 250mm Compound Mitre Saw

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Having a Compound Mitre Saw just makes life easy when you’re cutting wood for frame works or cutting skirting boards. You can use a hand saw and mitre block if you’re only cutting a few lengths, but this soon becomes tiresome and sore on your hands if you have a big job to do. This [...]

Stihl MS181 Chainsaw

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

When you’re in a trade you quickly learn to recognise key colours for certain manufactures’ such as for power tools you associate yellow with DeWalt and if you’re looking at pressure washers you instantly think of Karcher and their famous yellow casings. So when it came to chainsaws i was thinking orange and Stihl, all [...]