Tag: maintenance

Emergency Power Tool Maintenance

Everyone likes to picture the woodworker as someone who takes proper care of tools, but the truth is that anyone can lose track of their tools and lapse in the area of power tool maintenance. It’s not the greatest sin in the world, but neglecting ...

Power Tool Care – Easy Fixes

How often have you seen someone throw a circular saw around or break and not repair something like the blade-guard pawl?  Have you ever seen someone continue to use a power tool with a badly torn up power cord and old tape dangling from the cord?  ...

Power Tool Maintenance Tips to Enjoy Long-lasting Tools

When you invest in power tools, the last thing you want to do is not maintain them, thus reducing the overall value because you either have to spend money on replacing or repairing them sooner than later. Proper power tool maintenance is not that ...

Cleaning and Power Tool Care Tips that Ensure Long Tool Life

Power tools help make all your amateur building projects a lot easier. However, you may be running into a lot of broken down tools that are refusing to run. Often this problem is caused by poorly cleaned or dirty tools. Taking proper care of your ...

Cleaning Your Miter Saw Blades

Miter saw blades often get coated with pitch, sap, and other wood by-products of the cutting process. Leaving it on the blade can create excessive friction and can lead to quick blade wear. Follow this simple blade cleaning process to ensure the ...

Common Power Tool Maintenance Tips: Part Two

In part two of our basic power tool maintenance series, we'll look at more complex machines and help you keep them running smoothly. Chain Saws Chain saws are highly adaptable tools that can be used on a wide variety of projects. Keep it in ...

Common Power Tool Maintenance Tips: Part One

We've discussed a variety power tool maintenance techniques for specific tools and brands, but have rarely taken the time to look at basic techniques. The following methods can be used on just about any brand. Basic Maintenance Tips Before we get ...

Five Woodworking Safety Tips Every Woodworker Should Follow

Woodworking is a rewarding activity that many people enjoy. Creating something with your own two hands from a blank piece of wood is a feeling like no other. As pleasant as it is, woodworking can also become a dangerous undertaking if one is not ...

Power Tool Maintenance Tips

All equipment should be maintained for a longer performing life and quality performance. There are tips and tricks to follow to ensure that the life of the tool will be longer to save money. It is important to allow for one day of cleaning and ...