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  1. Hammers Aren't Just for Nails: 101 Ways to Use a Rip Hammer

    A rip hammer is an all around utility tool capable of dozens of tasks besides driving nails. Here are nine, including demolition, chopping, measuring, bending, digging and others.

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  1. How to Remove Stuck Nails: Hammer Tips

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    Learn to pull bent or errant nails quickly and efficiently with your hammer , a cat's paw, nippers, and a wood block, or cut them with a reciprocating saw. You can remove them without damaging surrounding materials.

  2. How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines

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    Stop water hammer with easy-to-install, inexpensive arresters. Simply add them between the shut-off valve or faucet and the incoming water supply.

  3. Fence Post Repair

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    Here’s how to remove a rotten fence post quickly and easily with a shovel and sledge hammer and set the replacement post so it won’t rot again.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Ball-Peen Hammers - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Ball-peen hammers have a wide variety of uses beyond metalworking, the specific application for which they were designed.

  2. Bob Vila Radio: Tool Tip: Claw Hammers - Bob's Blogs

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    FromBobVila.com

    Bob Vila Radio is a newly launched daily radio spot carried on more than 60 stations around the country (and growing)...

  3. Most Important Toolbox Tools

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    FromRon Hazelton's Housecalls - Projects & Tips

    Folks often ask me “What are the most important half a dozen or so hand tools to have in your toolbox?”  Well, that’s kind of a tough question to answer but, here are my choices.  Number one of course, would be a hammer .  Now you can get hammers in a lot of different varieties:  fiberglass handle, ...

  4. How to Make a Hammer Hanger

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    FromRon Hazelton's Housecalls - Projects & Tips

    Ron likes to keep his hammers hanging up in the workshop, so they're close at hand. For years, he'd done that by hammering in a couple of nails or dowels into his tool board. But now he's come up with a way that's even more secure. Ron attached a chest handle, usually used for lifting large boxes, ...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Extreme Close Up: Auto Hammer

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    Sears Handyman shows you the Auto Hammer - a motorized hammer that does the hammering work for you.

  2. Anchoring Drywall

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    Bob Schmidt shows you how to properly use nails and screws while nailing and screwing the drywall your hanging in your home remodeling project.

  3. Tool Rental Tips

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    Tim Carter, of http://AsktheBuilder.com, shows many professional tools that can be rented for projects at your home.

  4. Drywall Screws and Nails

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    Tim Carter, the AsktheBuilder.com guru, shows you exactly how small nails and screws hold heavy pieces of drywall up on ceilings.

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Blog Posts

  1. Hardcore Hammers and Hatchets: American Made Tools

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    FromCharles and Hudson

    If you value American designed and manufactured tools then you'll love Hardcore Hammers . It's difficult for anyone to break into the tool business, much less two carpenters, but brothers Steve and Rick had an idea for a new type of framing hammer and in a year they had designed and developed a ...

  2. On Crazy Ideas & Not Picking Up The Hammer

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    FromDIY Diva

    Obviously I’ve spent a lot more time in the Pink Parlor in the last few days than I have in the last few months, and usually when I spend a...

  3. Bosch SDS Max Rotary Hammer

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

    Bosch Rotary Hammer RH850VC 1-7/8-inch SDS-max The brand new Bosch RH850VC 1-7/8-inch SDS-max® Rotary Hammer is out and it sure looks promising! The Bosch SDS Max Rotary Hammer  boasts several... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  4. Bosch 18 Volt Rotary Hammer

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

    Bosch 18V Rotary Hammer , Model  RHH181 This week AConcordCarpenter is going to the annual World of Concrete [WOC] in LasVegas. WOC is a show dedicated to the industries commercial concrete and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  5. DEWALT 12 oz Mig Weld Hammer DWHT51135

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

     

  6. Milwaukee M12 FUEL 1/2-in Hammer Drill Driver

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