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  • 1 08:11 Popular How to bend copper tube

    How to bend copper tube

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    This video shows how to use a pipe bender to bend some copper tube. When a pipe or tube is bent it increases in length by the diameter of the pipe or tube so for example if you bend a piece of 3/4 inch copper tube to 90 degrees it will stretch in length b

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  • 2 03:05 Popular How to solder a wet pipe

    How to solder a wet pipe

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    Soldering a wet pipe or a pipe that is dripping can be difficult as the water can prevent the solder from sealing the joint correctly. If the pipe is dripping the water can actually be heated into steam which can in itself be dangerous. In this video an o

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  • 3 03:16 Popular How to replace a Dewalt XRP drill gearbox

    How to replace a Dewalt XRP drill gearbox

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    Here we replace the gearbox, clutch and chuck on a Dewalt 18v XRP drill as one complete unit. This is extremely useful if the gearbox on your drill is damaged. Dewalt tools are very easy to repair and parts are widely available.

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  • 4 07:42 Popular How to make a feather edge garden gate

    How to make a feather edge garden gate

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    This video shows how to make an inexpensive garden gate using some 4 inch by 2 inch tantalised timber and some feather edge tantalised boards. This is probably the cheapest garden gate you could ever make!

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  • 5 03:03 Popular How to drill large holes in metal using a hole saw and pillar drill

    How to drill large holes in metal using a hole saw and pillar drill

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    Drilling large holes in metal can be difficult as many lager drill bits use taper shanks, which will not fit in regular drill chucks. Hole saws work well and fit into most standard chucks on most hand drills or pillar drills. Here I cut a 1 inch hole in s

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  • 6 15:22 Popular Angle grinder electrical fault finding

    Angle grinder electrical fault finding

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    This video shows how to fault find on a dewalt angle grinder and replace the faulty component, which in this case was the switch. A new switch is about $25 delivered and so it is well worth repairing it as a new grinder is $100+

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  • 7 03:52 Popular Join Chrome pipe solder fitting | Join chrome pipe push fit

    Join Chrome pipe solder fitting | Join chrome pipe push fit

    by Admin Added 417 Views / 0 Likes

    Chrome pipe cannot be joined using solder fittings or push fit fittings unless the chrome plating is removed first, the easiest solution for chrome pipe is to use a compression fitting but you may need to use a solder fitting or a push fit fitting, this v

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  • 8 17:22 Popular How to build a timber garden gate

    How to build a timber garden gate

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    This small gate has been made for an opening at the bottom of the garden. It is made from tongue and grove redwood, which is harder then traditional pine as it is grown slower. Once built this gate was given three coats of fence paint to ensure it lasts f

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  • 9 04:58 Popular Fugenboy | caulking tool

    Fugenboy | caulking tool

    by Admin Added 409 Views / 0 Likes

    The fugenboy caulking tool is designed to help give you a perfect bead of caulk or silicone. This is one of the tools that professionals use in order to get that perfect looking bead.

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  • 10 01:06 Popular Install mini trunking with silicone

    Install mini trunking with silicone

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    Mini-trunking is often screwed to the wall but you can easily install mini trunking by using silicone sealant as an adhesive. This means that you do not need to drill the wall and can simply glue the trunking in position.

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  • 11 01:58 Popular How to Shape timber using an angle grinder

    How to Shape timber using an angle grinder

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    Timber can quickly be shaped using a flexible sanding disk and an angle grinder. This is a very quick but dusty way of removing large amounts of material very quickly.

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  • 12 06:00 Popular How to solder copper pipe

    How to solder copper pipe

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    Joining two pieces of copper pipe together is easily achieved using a coupling of the correct size. The coupling can be end feed, which requires additional solder or it can be a solder ring fitting (Yorkshire fitting). Preparation of the pipe is critical

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  • 13 02:37 Popular How to re-use a silicone cartridge

    How to re-use a silicone cartridge

    by Admin Added 397 Views / 0 Likes

    Used silicone tubes are often discarded, but these tubes are useful and can be refilled with thick liquids such as Boss white, grease or wood glue. This video shows how to re-use the empty cartridge again and again.

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  • 14 02:56 Popular How to join chrome tube

    How to join chrome tube

    by Admin Added 393 Views / 0 Likes

    Chrometube often looks better than copper or plastic pipe but joining the pipe can be difficult if the incorrect fittings or technique are used. This video demonstrates the problem of using push fit or solder ring fittings on chrome pipe.

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  • 15 02:24 Popular Cone drills | drill sheet metal

    Cone drills | drill sheet metal

    by Admin Added 390 Views / 0 Likes

    Drilling sheet metal using a normal HSS twist drill can be difficult;cone drills make the process much easier as demonstrated in this video. Cone drills are also known as step drills. Once you have used one of these drills on thin sheet metal you will nev

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  • 16 02:01 Popular How to Solder copper pipe using a heat gun

    How to Solder copper pipe using a heat gun

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    Blow torches do a wonderful job of soldering copper pipes but they are also good at setting fire to your home! A heat gun is a much safer alternative and does not have a dangerous naked flame to come into contact with flammable building materials. In this

  • 17 04:39 Popular How to replace Dewalt cordless drill brushes.

    How to replace Dewalt cordless drill brushes.

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    This videoshows how to change the brushes on a Dewalt DW988 18v cordless drill. Brushes often become worn and this can lead to poor performance or the drill not working at all.

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  • 18 03:23 Popular How to countersink metal

    How to countersink metal

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    This video shows how to use a countersinking bit on a piece of metal plate in order to get counter sunk bolt flush with the surface of the metal.

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  • 19 05:26 Popular Zinsser Gardz | Drywall sealer/primer

    Zinsser Gardz | Drywall sealer/primer

    by Admin Added 330 Views / 0 Likes

    Zinsser Gardz is a high performance sealer that can repair damaged drywall or lining paper, it can also eliminate bubbles. This primer can also be used to seal skim coats of plaster, can be used to prime drywall/plasterboard giving it a hard and durable f

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  • 20 05:44 Popular Dewalt wall dogs

    Dewalt wall dogs

    by Admin Added 326 Views / 0 Likes

    Dewalt wall dogs are an all steel, tension free, one piece threaded fastener that is suitable for use in most substrates including concrete, stone, brick, plasterboard and timber. When using the dewalt wall dogs in concrete, brick or masonry it is a good

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  • 21 06:10 Popular How to repair a leaking stop tap

    How to repair a leaking stop tap

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    It is very common for a stop tap or an outside tap to start leaking from the gland nut, this can easily be repaired using an adjustable spanner, and some PTFE tape or string and silicone grease.

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  • 22 08:12 Popular How to remove plasterboard fixings and repair the hole in the drywall

    How to remove plasterboard fixings and repair the hole in the drywall

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    Some of the plasterboard fixings today can leave a large diameter hole in the plasterboard or drywall once they are removed. In this demonstration a Geefix fixing is removed and also a GripIt fixing, both of these fixings will leave a 25mm or 1” dia

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  • 23 01:27 Popular How to remove a ferrule

    How to remove a ferrule

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    It can be difficult removing a ferrulefrom a piece of pipe, although you can buy dedicated tools for the job such as anferrule cutter or anferrule puller. In many cases you can remove theferrule by striking the nut with a large adjustable spanner. Copperf

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  • 24 06:12 Popular How compression fittings work

    How compression fittings work

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    Compression fittings are very versatile, but many people are not confident when using them. Some people also believe that you need to use a sealing compound or PTFE tape with compression fittings, but simply is not the case (unless your compression fittin

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  • 25 02:17 Popular How to use a hollow wall anchor setting tool

    How to use a hollow wall anchor setting tool

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    Hollow wall anchors such as rawlplug intersets or Mollys can sometimes be installed without using the special setting tool, but in drywall that is not plastered the setting tool is essential. The cost of the hollow wall anchor setting tool is about £

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  • 26 06:44 Popular How to replace the brushes in the Dewalt 24v DW006 cordless drill

    How to replace the brushes in the Dewalt 24v DW006 cordless drill

    by Admin Added 312 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I replace the brushes in a Dewalt DW006. This dewalt 24v cordless drill is not the easiest Dewalt machine to change the brushes on but it’s still fairly easy for most people. Changing the brushes on your machine will ensure that it las

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  • 27 09:18 Popular How to replace a damaged drill flex

    How to replace a damaged drill flex

    by Admin Added 310 Views / 0 Likes

    Power tool flexes can become damaged easily, here we show how to replace the flex on a mains powered drill which has been completely chewed through by a dog.

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  • 28 01:40 Popular How to use Shear nuts

    How to use Shear nuts

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    Shear nuts are a security nut that are very difficult to remove without specialist tools, as their name implies the head of the nut shears off leaving behind a dome shaped nut which is very difficult to grip, making removal very difficult. The shear nuts

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  • 29 04:28 Popular compression fitting pressure test

    compression fitting pressure test

    by Admin Added 308 Views / 0 Likes

    Compression fittings are one of the most versatile fittings available. They can be used on copper pipe or plastic pipe as long as a pipe insert is used. Just out of curiosity I thought I would see just how much pressure a compression fitting could hold wi

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  • 30 05:20 Popular Tips for using a silicone gun or caulk gun

    Tips for using a silicone gun or caulk gun

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    A silicone gun can be confusing if you have never used one before. In this video we load a tube of silicone into a silicone gun and then apply a bead of silicone, getting this right is the basis of being able to apply silicone or caulk successfully.

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  • 31 04:33 Popular GripIt fixings

    GripIt fixings

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    GripIt fixings are a quick and easy way of fixing to plasterboard or drywall. These fixings are easy to use and currently come in four different sizes depending on what you are fixing to the plasterboard or drywall. Currently 4 different GripIt fixing are

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  • 32 05:23 Popular How to file key steel | Taper bush

    How to file key steel | Taper bush

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    Key steel is often used in engineering especially for couplings or fixing things to round shafts. By using key steel it means that you are not just replying on the friction from the taper fitting gripping the bar. Key steel is often used with spider coupl

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  • 33 03:19 Popular Removing silicone sealant

    Removing silicone sealant

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    Silicone sealant can be removed several ways but one of the easiest is to use a chemical silicone sealant remover. This chemical attacks the silicone sealant making it much easier to remove.

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  • 34 04:53 Popular How to use a hand reamer

    How to use a hand reamer

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    When a precise hole is required in a piece of material a reamer is used, because a drill does not give a very exact diameter hole. This video shows how to use a reamer in a piece of steel. Normally you would drill the hole approximately 0.2 of a millimetr

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  • 35 01:55 Popular Flymo strimmer battery hack

    Flymo strimmer battery hack

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    In many cases when a power tool battery fails you can use a battery from another power tool use a power tool as long as it is a similar (lower) voltage. In this case this Flymo strimmer battery has died and will no longer work, here I have taken a Milwauk

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  • 36 04:17 Popular Silicone fixing to tiles

    Silicone fixing to tiles

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    Silicone sealant can often be used as an adhesive which means you can easily fix to tiles without risking breaking them by drilling through them. This video shows how to fix items to tiles in a bathroom without causing any damage to the surface of the til

  • 37 02:15 Popular Timber thread inserts

    Timber thread inserts

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    Timberthread inserts are very useful as they can be tightened and loosened an unlimited amount of times. If you tighten and loosen a normal wood screw eventually it will enlarge the hole and will not grip as well, by using timber thread inserts you can ov

  • 38 03:06 Popular How to replace the clutch in a Dewalt XRP drill

    How to replace the clutch in a Dewalt XRP drill

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    This shows how to replace the clutch or torque unit on a 18v Dewalt drill from the XRP range. There are a few different types of drill in this range and so your drill may be slightly different to this model. If the clutch unit is faulty you may not be abl

  • 39 07:08 Popular How to silicone a leaking shower

    How to silicone a leaking shower

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    How to use silicone sealant to seal a leaking shower area. This involves removing cracked grout and replacing it with silicone sealant.

  • 40 02:42 Popular Poly max Clear Silicone Sealant

    Poly max Clear Silicone Sealant

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    Many silicone sealants are sold as "clear" yet they are far from clear and are more often neutral of cloudy in colour. Bison poly max is one silicone sealant that actually is clear. This video shows the difference between Bison Poly Max and other so calle

  • 41 02:44 Popular How to bend copper pipe using a spring

    How to bend copper pipe using a spring

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    A copper pipe can be bent using a spring bender. This flexible spring is a tight fit in the pipe and it prevents the pipe from crushing. It is important to get the correct diameter spring for the pipe that you are bending or else this technique will not w

  • 42 03:19 Popular How to Remove a drill chuck

    How to Remove a drill chuck

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    Removing a drill chuck is normally easy, just remove the retaining screw from inside of the chuck and then tighten a allen key in the chuck and hit it with a hammer in an anti-clockwise direction. When this does not work you can then try the impact wrench

  • 43 02:07 Popular How to use Clutch head screws

    How to use Clutch head screws

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    Clutch head screws are a security screw which are designed to be difficult to remove with a normal screw driver. This video shows how to drive in clutch head screws, the important thing is to drill a pilot hole so that the screws do not get stuck when dri

  • 44 02:19 Popular How to use a centre drill

    How to use a centre drill

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    Centre drills are very common in machine shops and workshops but not well known outside of these places. This is a brief video explaining what a centre drill does.

  • 45 04:54 Popular How to set hollow wall anchors

    How to set hollow wall anchors

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    How to use hollow wall anchors to fix to drywall without using the setting tool. This can be done providing the drywall has been skimmed with plaster, if it has not it is advisable to use the hollow wall anchor setting tool.

  • 46 02:34 Popular How to replace the brushes in the Dewalt DW005 24v SDS drill

    How to replace the brushes in the Dewalt DW005 24v SDS drill

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    This video shows How to replace the brushes in the Dewalt DW005 24v sds drill. This is a very easy and quick job to do and can be done in a matter of minutes. A new set of brushes costs less than $13 and can ensure that your drill lasts much longer before

  • 47 05:25 Popular How to repair a Bosch PMF multitool

    How to repair a Bosch PMF multitool

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    This bosch pmf 10,8Li multi tool relies on a sleeve or coupling to transmit power from the motor to the drive shaft of the machine. This sleeve costs about $1 and will prevent your machine from working if it fails. This video shows how to replace the slee

  • 48 04:47 Popular How to sharpen a spade wood bit

    How to sharpen a spade wood bit

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    This video shows How to sharpen aspade wood bit using a file. This can be done very quickly and makes a massive difference when drilling wood. A blunt drill bit is inefficient and tends to burn the timber on the way through, as sharpspade wood bit will cu

  • 49 03:36 Popular How to paint a radiator

    How to paint a radiator

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    This video shows how to paint a radiator using Zinsser perma white. There are three separate radiators in this video, one is in a bathroom, which is rusty at the bottom. This radiator is sanded to remove the rust, then treated with a rust convertor before

  • 50 04:41 Popular How to fix to insulated drywall

    How to fix to insulated drywall

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    Fixing to insulated drywall can be very difficult. In this demonstration I use space-plugs to bridge the gap between the item being fixed and the external wall. Fixing to an insulated wall is much easier if you use the space plugs. Some insulateddrywall c