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Burgers don't have to be junk food. Home-made with good ingredients, they are ideal for sizzling barbecues, quick and easy family meals or classy dishes for entertaining. They take so little time to prepare and you can jazz them up with different...
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|About Drill Bits4|
Drill bits are cutting tools that create holes, held in the drill by the chuck
|Choose the right saw for the job4|
Safety and accuracy should be your watchwords when sawing. Always use a workbench or sawhorses to support the wood as you cut, and choose the right saw for the job.
|Choose the right spanner or wrench4|
Know the differences between various spanners and wrenches so you pick the right one for for the job.
|Top safety gear4|
Avoid the dark side of DIY with protective equipment.
|How to use a pin hammer3|
A pin hammer is easier to handle when driving small panel pins, tacks, upholstery nails and glazing sprigs (used to hold glass panes in wooden window frames).
|How to use a staple gun3|
A hand-operated staple gun fires metal staples of various sizes, and can be used for many light fixing jobs. The staples work like two-pronged nails, relying on the crossbar between the pins to fix the material in place. The staple is ejected at high speed, so take care not to fire the gun unless its baseplate is securely pressed against the workpiece.
|Carve a Burl Bowl showcase beautiful timber3|
Burls are abnormal growths on trees that develop when they experience environmental stress such as fungal or insect attack. They’re sought after by woodworkers for the tangled-grain pattern and hardwood durability. Burls are usually covered with bark. This bowl is made from a two-kilo burl and requires only basic carving skills. It’s hollowed out and smoothed on the inside, with the outside left rough and textured.
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|Choosing the right adhesive for laying flooring3|
Overlaying subfloors of concrete, timber, particleboard or fibre cement with a range of flooring, from carpet to cork, requires specialised adhesives developed to bond with the specific materials.
|Choosing the right adhesive for joining sheet material3|
Used for attaching sheet materials such as laminate to particleboard, contact adhesive is designed to be most effective when spread thinly over a large surface area.
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