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  • drillbit
    Key Operated Chuck? No Problem

    If you’ve had an electric drill for a long time, you know that it can be one of the most handy trinkets in your tool box. That’s the good news. If you’ve had an electric drill for...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Hammer Out Your Hammer Choice

    Labor Day started in 1882 with a parade by the Carpenters Union in New York. Soon many states joined in, and in 1894 the holiday was signed into law, making it a legal one and a day...

    • Posted April 22, 2014
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  • Swiss-Army Straw

    In 1888 the waxed paper drinking straw was patented. Ever since, it’s been used for many things besides drinking sodas and milk shakes. Drinking straws are versatile. Try taping a straw on a tube of caulking for...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • old tools
    Why Are My Tools Stinky?

    Question I have a “Stinky Feet” smell coming from my toolbox. I’ve washed and cleaned all of the tools, but I suspect it’s the red hard handled tools from the olden days. I read on-line that there’s...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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    Leaky Faucet

    Question I have a leaky bathroom faucet. Can you tell me some simple instructions to fix it? Please include specific tools, and parts needed. Judy Answer It sounds like you may have a faulty gasket. Changing a...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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  • tool kit for the home
    5-in-1 Cordless Power Tools

    Do you have a lot of weekend projects, but no room for a workshop and tools? Today you’ll learn how you can get things done with a mini-workshop and five tools in one. Power-tool manufacturers know that...

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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  • tool kit for the home
    1st of May-Basic home tool kit

    The First day of May is a big occasion in many countries. Since ancient times, people have held festivals with May poles, dancing and feasts. More recently, there have been big parades, honoring the “workers of the...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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  • One Tool Does it All

    Thus far we have given you a basic insight into what all multi-tools will do. Thus, to this point one would assume that all multi-tools are basically alike. But this is where Ridgid leaves the rest behind....

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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