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How to Use an Orbital Sander

You’ve been thinking of that wood or metal-working project for a while and now you’ve finally decided to get to it. That’s great! Let’s face it, though: For many of us, the most recent time we picked up a tool and started changing the shape of a piece of wood was high school woodshop. Even […]

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How to Sand & Refinish Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors can be a beautiful addition to a home. They offer a warm and inviting feeling that puts many people quickly at ease. Over time, however, a hardwood floor can lose its luster. We’ve all seen hardwood floors that have been neglected. We’re left imagining how beautiful it could be if only it were […]

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How to Resurface a Bowling Ball By Hand

Even though bowling has existed in one form or another for thousands of years, today’s modern version of the game didn’t evolve until just over 100 years ago. That’s when bowling became standardized, with official rules being drafted and exact specifications being prescribed for bowling balls, pins and lanes. Although bowling has been around for […]

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Finish Cabinets Like A Pro: How To Choose The Right Sander For Your Job

All types and sizes of do-it-yourself projects exist in residential, commercial and recreational spaces and buildings. We like to do things ourselves to save money, expand our skillset and improve aesthetics, and the projects provide a sense of accomplishment as they feed our sense of adventure. DIY attention frequently turns to the kitchen and bathroom […]

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Sandpaper Selection & Grit Guide for Auto Body Work

When the time comes to repaint a car, the task isn’t nearly as simple as applying a coat above the older paintjob. In most cases, it’s best to remove the paint that’s currently on the vehicle and start from square one. Therefore, it’s important for anyone who owns a vehicle and has considered getting a new […]

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How to Sand a Deck with a Random Orbital Deck Sander

All exterior wooden structures have one thing in common: They all require maintenance. This is certainly the case for wooden decks. You’ll need to work to maintain your deck, and you may eventually even decide to fully restore it. The first step in this process is sanding it with a random orbital sander. A random […]

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Boat Owner’s Guide: How To Prepare and Paint a Boat

Boats are exposed to a variety of elements and objects — water and all the vegetation and organisms that come with it, UV rays of the sun, extreme temperatures, sand, trailers, docks and more. It’s no surprise the paint on boats begins to crack and fade over time. When this happens, a fresh coat of […]

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Boat Owner’s Guide: How To Paint The Bottom Of A Boat

Boat bottom paint is also known as antifouling paint and is specifically designed to prevent all of the seaweed, barnacles and other aquatic organisms from latching onto, and sometimes eating, your boat. The critical ingredient is biocide, a poisonous substance that kills the plants and organisms that try to latch onto the hull of your […]

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How To Use A Finishing Sander

  It’s tremendously satisfying for project workers to lift their sander, shut it off and then stand back to admire their finished work that’s ready for coating. Whether your material is wood, metal or some other medium, the care you take in finish sanding makes all the difference to how your finished product appears. Each […]

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A Guide to Bowling Ball Surface Maintenance

  When you invest in a new product, you want that product to last for a while, and the best way to make something last is to take care of it properly. That’s why when you purchase a bowling ball, it’s important to know how to keep it in the best shape possible. Bowling ball […]

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