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Top Seven Tools Every Carpenter Needs in the Woodshop

If you’re looking to get into woodworking, or already are, then these seven tools will be the start of the perfect collection of woodworking supplies. Though there are many specializations, these seven pieces of equipment will be versatile enough that every type of carpenter will need and use them regularly, whether newbie or master.  Chisels  Chisels are available in almost any size with varying shapes and materials. If you have a tougher material, that means less time that you must spend sharpening your chisels and more time that you can work. Chisels are perfect for creating dovetails, tendons, and so much more. A craftsman can be told apart from a factory worker by use of a chisel to create intricate and precise...

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel 2720 Sawzall Review

The FUEL brushless motor drives the M18 to deliver significantly faster-cutting speeds and better durability when compared to the competition. The M18 features Milwaukee’s proprietary Redlink Plus Intelligence that ...

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DeWalt DWE315K Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

  Oscillating multi-tools, shorthand: OMT, are pretty much the Swiss Army Knife of power tools. Since their introduction to the power tool market, OMT have become an essential for construction professionals, occasional trade workers, and even home improvement hobbyists.   Oscillating multi-tools are the ultimate jacks of all trades when it comes to tackling multiple construction applications. From scraping, grinding, sawing, sanding or remove silicone sealant, you name it, and chances are that oscillating multi-tools can do it. It is because of this very reason that OMTs make great addition to your workshop collection. Once you get to experience the many advantages that oscillating multi-tools bring to the table, then we can all but guarantee that you will find it a chore to go...

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How to Recycle Your Saw Blades

Whether you are a hobbyist, someone that loves doing home improvement projects, or someone that’s always working the shop, at some point, you will need to dispose of your blades. If you’ve been working for any length of time, you know that even though blades were built to last, eventually wear and tear breaks them down.   Once that happens, it’s time to determine how you are going to get rid of your old blades and bring the new ones in. We always recommend recycling your blades, and of course, purchasing your new ones at Ryker Hardware. Today, we’re going to walk you through how to recycle your blades safely.     Why not trash? Metal is a non-renewable natural resource, meaning it’s...

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