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Home Repair Tips : How to Use a Rivet Gun



Rivet guns are available as a hand-operated, air-operated or electrically-operated tool, and they require using the right tip attachment for the type of rivets being used. Find out how to use a rivet gun with instructions from an experienced carpenter and construction specialist in this free video on home repair. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

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A router for woodworking works by spinning by the power of an electric motor at a very high rate of speed, and it drives a cutting bit into the wood to create various effects and designs. See how a woodworking router works with instructions from an experienced carpenter and construction specialist in this free video on home repair. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner
Video Rating: 3 / 5

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Carpentry & Saws : How to Use a Damper on a Wood Stove



A damper on a wood stove is either mounted in the chimney or in the stove itself, and it is used to block off the air flow going out. Put a damper in an open position when starting a fire in a wood stove with help from a certified home inspector in this free video on home carpentry. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner



A bench grinder is a grinder that can be attached to a bench, and it is used as a sharpening attachment, for grinding off welds and to grind ferrous metals. Discover the uses of bench grinders with instructions from an experienced carpenter and construction specialist in this free video on power tools. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker has more than 30 years experience in residential carpentry, construction and home inspection. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner Series Description: Home improvement projects can be as simple as building a closet rod, installing a shelf and adding molding around cabinetry. Get ideas to add value to a home with this free video series on home maintenance.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Carpentry & Saws : Chainsaw Troubleshooting



Oftentimes, a chainsaw that’s not making good cuts or straight cuts is a result of a problem with chain tension or sharpness. Find out how to sharpen a chainsaw and adjust the tension with help from a certified home inspector in this free video on home carpentry. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner
Video Rating: 4 / 5



Inside coping is a term that describes an alternative to 45 cuts that are made for creating the inside corners on molding. Discover how to use a chop saw to cut out the meat section of the molding with help from a certified home inspector in this free video on home carpentry. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Chainsaw maintenance procedures are laid out in the chainsaw’s operation manual, and it usually provides advice on keeping a chain at the proper tension. Find out how to maintain a chainsaw’s air filter with help from a certified home inspector in this free video on home carpentry. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

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There are a couple of basic adjustments for a table saw, including adjusting the height of the blade and changing the angle of the blade. Find out how to release the locking mechanism to adjust a table saw with help from a certified home inspector in this free video on home carpentry. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner
Video Rating: 0 / 5

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A reciprocating saw can be a jig saw, which is a small device used for cutting designs or holes into wood. Use a reciprocating saw to go places that a circular saw can’t go with help from a certified home inspector in this free video on home carpentry. Expert: Mark Blocker Bio: Mark Blocker is a semi-retired ASE-certified master mechanic with more than 20 years of automotive experience. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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