Dave Says, “I used to put off sharpening because it was such a hassle. With this machine, sharpening is a quick task, not a project.”
Costas says, “This little tool has gotten me out of some bad jams.”
The Asquare folding triangle is available online for about $60. Search for “asquare folding triangle.” One source is contractortools.com.
Do-everything electrical tester
The GT-95 costs about $80 online, but it’s the only tester you’re likely to need. And it’ll last a lifetime.
The secret to super-smooth finishes
Buy a strainer stand like this for $10.50 at mcfeelys.com.
Terry’s magic dirt drill
You can buy the tool online ($200 to $265) and see a video of the Borit in action at borit.com.
Kirk’s helping hand
If you can’t find Board Buddies at a local woodworking store, look for them online. One source is rockler.com. A set of two costs about $57; the optional aluminum mounting track is $25.
Les’s quick cutter
You can buy the Kopex tubing cutter shown here for $33 at Pace Machinery Group. You’ll find similar tubing cutters at some home centers and hardware stores. But keep in mind that you’ll have to buy a separate cutter for each size tubing. Les says, “I’ve tried other tubing cutters, but they just don’t last.”
Diamond hole saw
Dean’s do-everything tool
Dean says, “I picked up the use of a lino knife from working alongside a seasoned jack-of-all-trades flooring installer.”