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Safety When Using Hand Tools

Safety When Using Hand Tools

If you use hand tools extensively, there’s a chance you will injure yourself with one of them during one of your jobs. Unfortunately, it is a professional hazard and accidents are possible at most any job. Nearly 8% of job-related injuries are caused by hand tools. Hammers, pliers, and chisels may look relatively harmless but […]

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Hand Tool Ergonomics

Tools have been used since the dawn of time but only recently have people started paying attention to how tools are designed in relation to those who use them. Craftsmen spend their entire adult lives using hand tools. Carpenters, masons, wall-painters, repairmen, farmers and many other professionals will have some sort of a hand tool […]

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History of Hand Tools

History of Hand Tools

Human civilization would not be what it is today if it were not for hand tools. Tools helped shape our civilization and propelled our development since the dawn of human kind. Different kinds of tools and materials to make them have been used throughout history. From correctly shaped rocks, to copper and bronze and then […]

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Types of Hand Tools

Hand tools evolved over time alongside with the jobs that they were used for. We can divide them according to the purpose they serve (striking tools, wrenches, pliers and so on) or we can divide them according to the jobs they are used for. This second division is broad and distinguishes between two types of […]

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How To Clean Hand Tools

How To Clean Hand Tools

High quality hand tools can be quite an investment. If you are big on DIY projects and you generally like to take care of little repairs around the house by yourself then chances are you’ve already spent a fair amount of money on tools. To make sure that your tools last longer and are always […]

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Top 10 Best Punch & Chisel Tool Sets 2018

Mayhew Pro 61050 Punch and Chisel Kit If you are an automotive enthusiast who considers himself the do it yourself type of man, the is the one for you. These tools feel heavy and solid. They are brushed with a black oxide finish for additional rust protection and come in a pouch so you can […]

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Top 10 Best Stanley Tool Sets

Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner’s Tool Kit The is the best Stanley tool sets on our list. The ratchets are ergonomically designed and have an easy to use thumb-operated reverse-switch mechanism. The sockets and extensions remain locked onto the drive until disengaged with an easy-to-reach, low-profile quick-release button. This is the only Stanley tool set that I […]

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Top 10 Best Mini Hand Tool Sets 2018

Stanley 6-Piece Precision Screwdriver Set The is one of the best mini hand tool sets in the industry. The set includes precision screwdriver set provides 6 popular Phillips and slotted screwdrivers for a wide range of fastening applications. Each tool has swivel head handles that provide precision and reach. I can promise you that this […]

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Top 10 Best Household Tool Sets 2018

Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner’s Tool Kit This toolset made it to the top of our best household tool sets list because it really is one of the best on the market. The is perfect for the do it yourself enthusiast who is looking for a quality tool set to keep around the house in case of […]

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Top 10 Best Home Improvement Tool Kits

Stanley 94-248 65-Piece Homeowner’s Tool Kit The is one of the best home improvement toolkits on the market and for many good reasons. The ratchet handles are ergonomically designed and have an easy-to-use, thumb-operated reverse-switch mechanism making it easy to hold them in your hands. Also, the sockets and extensions remain locked onto the drive […]

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