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Make sight elevator using scrap metal & hand tool

A missing rear sight elevator is a common problem with older rimfire rifles. In this GunTec presentation Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, demonstrates the process for making a replacement rear sight elevator from scrap metal. He starts by applying some layout dye to the scrap metal and using a template made from another […]

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besides a nibbler , is there any other hand tool that could cut sheet metal ?

A reader asked.. i need to cut down in small pieces this storage shed that flew over my friends backyard.the storage shed is huge and it’s made out of sheet metal . from the backyard through the garage(which is like a maze)and through the garage door to my conversion van and finally to the recycling […]

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Can I use a power tool, such as a Dremel to remove calcium buildup on metal?

A reader asked.. My washing machine lid has a spot of calcium buildup that’s pretty thick. Until I get down to the last layer, is there any reason a cutter or sander attachment on a Dremel tool shouldn’t be used?

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What’s The Best Power Tool For Cutting 1/2″ Metal Tubing?

A reader asked.. I need to cut lots of thin wall metal (usualy brass) tubing for applications in the lighting industry. I need nice clean perpendicular cuts and find a hand tubing cutter to be slow and “messy”. However I would rather not have to use a huge 14″ chop-saw due to space considerations. Can […]

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Mothers Polish – Polishing Metal with a Power Tool (How To Video)

The task of keeping the bare, polishable metal components of your vehicle looking great is a task that is made much easier, and goes much quicker, if you use Mothers® PowerBall® or Mothers® PowerCone®. It’s important to remember, that when using power tools, always wear the proper safety equipment and eye protection to avoid injury. […]

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What is the name of the hand held tool used to measure surfaces with the indentation of movable metal pins?

A reader asked.. What is the name of the hand held tool used to measure uneven surfaces with the indentation of movable metal pins? Could be used to measure for wood trim.

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Neiko 7″ Cut Off Wheels Metal for Power Tool Reviews

7-inch in diameter 30 Grit 1/8-inch thick 7/8-inch & 5-8-inch arbor 8500 maximum RPM Product Description7″ Neiko Tools Cut-Off Wheels, Metal * Max: 8500 rpm * 30 Grit * 7/8″ Arbor * Double Reinforced * 7″ x 1/8″ x 7/8″ * Metal Cutting… More >> Click here:

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Useful Guide To Understand When Searching For Metal Tool Storage Cabinets

Tools and parts can instantly turn into clutter and chaos in your garage or workshop.  Once way to organize your tools and give yourself some room to work in the space is to install metal tool storage cabinets.  Using a metal tool storage cabinet will give you the space you want to work and let […]

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What Are Metal File Cabinets?

If you want a file cabinet that can last for years and is extremely durable, then you want to be looking at metal file cabinets. If you’re looking for a long term solution, your only real choices are between metal and wood. Those that are made of wood are definitely more pricey than those that are made of metal, and they are more difficult to find as well. A steel model will do nicely for any of your needs, and they will not do much damage to your budget either.

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How to Make a Music Studio with Metal Buildings

Are you part of a music group or bank looking for a great place to practice your music out of the earshot of your family or the general community? Maybe you have outgrown your parents garage and need something a little more roomy or soundproof? A steel building may be the perfect solution for you then.

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