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Is there a hand tool that I could use to carefully cut out a pane of glass?

Is there a hand tool that I could use to carefully cut out a pane of glass?

A reader asked.. I have a huge front window that is three panes. The one pain of glass is cracked so I just want to remove the one pane instead of replacing the window. Permalink to ‘Is there a hand tool that I could use to carefully cut out a pane of glass?’ Read more
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besides a nibbler , is there any other hand tool that could cut sheet metal ?

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 […] Read more
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Is there such a thing as a little hand-held tool that rolls along a map to count miles?

Is there such a thing as a little hand-held tool that rolls along a map to count miles?

A reader asked.. I think you set the number of miles per inch according to information on the map and physically roll the counter from one point to a destination, and the tool will tell you the distance. Or did I dream it? Permalink to ‘Is there such a thing as a little hand-held tool […] Read more
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What tool would you use to trim grass edges? Is there any petrol power tool thats not a strimmer?

What tool would you use to trim grass edges? Is there any petrol power tool thats not a strimmer?

A reader asked.. Maybe you americans call strimmers bushwackers?? Anyway I am looking for something other than a strimmer that is petrol powered and not professional. many thanks. a professional petrol powered honda edger! yeah i’m looking for a petrol powered edger. Any ideas on a professional one? Permalink to ‘What tool would you Read more
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is there a hand press tool?

is there a hand press tool?

A reader asked.. is there a hand press tool, that you can punch a shaped hole in a coin? i know putting a hole in a coin is bad. just wondering if there is something like that. Permalink to ‘is there a hand press tool?’ Read more
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is there a power tool to screw in screws other than manual screwdrivers?

is there a power tool to screw in screws other than manual screwdrivers?

A reader asked.. what’s the name of it? I am trying to screw a screw onto my door latch as the screw came loose. manual screwdrivers aren’t strong enough to screw the screw into the wood entirely, I’d need some sort of power tool. What’s the name of it? Where can I buy it? Any […] Read more
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