Category: Tips & Tricks

Many tools are not straightforward or safe to use if you don’t know what you’re doing or have previous experience using said tools. We’ve created this tips & tricks section to help you figure out what you need to know before you jump in the deep end and start using your new tools.

How to use a drill press

Drill press in use

The drill press allows you to make holes in a work-piece in a controlled and precise manner. As far as the construction of the drill press goes, it has only a few main parts that you need to understand. The base, work-table, column, and the head of the drill press are the main parts. The […]

Angle Grinder Safety Guide

An angle grinder is the most useful tool for grinding, removing, cutting and polishing all sorts of materials like steel, concrete, tile or brick. It has a powerful electric motor that spins at a very high velocity. There are two types of disks used on an angle grinder, cutting disks and grinding disks. Cutting disks […]

How to clean the chuck on your drill press

A picture showing a chuck on a drill press

  As I’ve mentioned in other articles on this site a drill press is a very versatile tool which can serve as a sander, and much more. In order to operate it efficiently and perform these tasks well the chuck must be in good shape. If you don’t know what the chuck is, it’s the […]