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DIY Halloween Costume

halloween 109Halloween is right around the corner, but so are the holidays! Forget the wallet-damaging costumes, and create your own that will actually be original. Then you can buy everyone amazing Christmas gifts while still rocking a budget-friendly costume during one of the best holidays of the year!
Need inspiration? Check out these DIY Halloween costume ideas by the eToolsCity team.
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How to Bleed Brakes Alone

When it comes to automotive repair, changing your brake fluid is one of the easiest tasks DIYers can learn to do. Of course there are many fun aspects to bleeding your brakes. However, the best part of bleeding brakes isn’t unscrewing the casing on the pad or getting under the car, but when you know finally learn how to bleed brakes alone and feel the fluid drain down your arm. Learning how to bleed brakes alone is one of the few pleasures of this world that only the most avid DIYers can properly convey to a newcomer. If you really want to enjoy the wonders of how to bleed brakes alone, then this article is a great first step into this world of delights. Continue reading

Using an Auto Scan Tool

You’re cruising across the countryside; it’s a gorgeous, illuminating summer afternoon, and your car‘s performance is nearly perfect.
All is right with the world, except that your check engine light has begun to pierce your retinas and paralyze you with fear. Why must this foreboding light torment you so? Continue reading

How to Change Your Own Oil

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Changing your own oil isn’t that difficult of a feat as many people believe it is. In fact, it’s one of the more easier and rewarding work you’ll do ever do on your car, not to mention how much money you can save by doing it yourself. Continue reading

Organizing with Pegboard Hooks

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A pegboard is a wooden board with holes every square inch or so, that allows for easy storage with the use of hooks and pegs. They are most often found in garages and work-rooms to maximize vertical space and utilize tool organization to the fullest potential. Continue reading

How to Use a Power Drill – a Visual Guide

How to Use and Measure with Digital Calipers

Power drills are very helpful for aiding in a variety of jobs, including making holes and loosening or tightening screws. A power drill has a motor that enables the replaceable drill bit to rotate at high speeds, creating holes in wood, plastic, metal, and some other materials. Continue reading

What to look for in a Socket Set and How to Select One

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Are you planning to purchase your very first socket set? It’s natural to wonder which socket set will be best suited for your needs. Continue reading

Don’t Find Yourself Screwed by a Broken Screw! How to Remove those Pesky Broken Screws

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adj.:
(informal) Beset with unfortunate circumstances that seem difficult or impossible to overcome; in a hopeless situation, ruined or broken. Continue reading

How to Sharpen a Chainsaw

 

General Maintenance:

Different chainsaws operate differently and also require different maintenance. Consult your manual for manufacturer/model specific related care. However it is safe to say that almost every moving part of a chainsaw should be or would benefit from lubrication. Also, regular inspection of the motor, chain, oil, and guide bar is wise. A chainsaw is a powerful and dangerous tool.

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