jpa
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When, if ever, is it safe to use gloves with power tools?
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There is one case where it is safe and beneficial to use gloves with power tools: when the tool is weak enough to stop without causing damage to your body parts. For example, I use cut resistant ...

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Looking for non-threaded inserts
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The name for hardware that has a metal shaft sliding through it is bushing: However it will be difficult to find one long enough to go all the way through a 2x4. So like scanny suggested, you might ...

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Why do (electric) routers spin so fast?
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In my experience, trying to cut wood with a slowly spinning cutter results in a lot of tear-out when going cross-grain. I assume the reason is that unlike metal, wood is quite soft and flexible across ...

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