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How to Buy a Bearing

How to Measure a Bearing
Many bearings come in standard sizes. If the bearing you require is just an ordinary ‘standard type’ bearing, you can measure the size of the bearing, (Bore x Outside Diameter […]

How to Buy a Chuck Key for a Hand Drill or Drill Press

Old Chuck Key (1/2" or 13mm)
I had just bought a second-hand drill press, but the chuck key was missing. No problem I thought, chuck keys are easily found. Just type in chuck key in google, […]

How to Buy a Bandsaw Blade

Teeth Per Inch (tpi) - Featured Image
Bandsaw blades come in a multitude of different sizes and will cut a large range of different materials. But which type of bandsaw blade do you buy? Hopefully the information […]

How to Repair Your Speaker – Re-foaming

Speaker Repair - Broken Speaker Foam Surround
Speakers can deteriorate with age. The flexible foam surround that allows the speaker to oscillate (and generate sound) can start to disintegrate… Has your speaker(s) sound quality deteriorated?When you use […]

Welding Cast Iron

Welding Cast Iron (Featured Image)
I had a broken piece of cast iron I wanted to fix, so I started to read, (a dangerous thing!). This is a summary of all the info I found… […]

The Different Types of Welding

Welding (Featured Image)
There are various types of welding processes (equipment) available. Each have their pro’s and con’s. Some processes are more suited to a particular type of material to be welded, and […]

TIG Welding

TIG Welding Machine (Featured Image)
Lots of stuff on TIG welding.

How to Buy a Gas Bottle or Canister

The Different Gas Bottle Types and Sizes (Featured Image)
The way you buy gas is often dictated by the amount you’re purchasing, whether it is stored in a bottle or canister? Therefore buying gas can be divided into two […]