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SHOW # 105: Tools, Tools, Tools


Having the right tools is key to any project around the home. HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio demonstrates the care and use of some basic hand-held and power tools as she constructs a work bench and illustrates other tools while making tin punch art.

Product Information

Home Improvement -- Hand & Power Tools / Building a Workbench

  • Clamps: American Tool Co., www.American
  • All in one screwdriver with magnetic tip: Best Way Tools, 516-586-4704
  • Drill / driver, tool bench: Black & Decker, www.Black&
  • Circular saw & blade: Bosch,
  • Hammer, adjustable wrenches: Cooper Tools, 919-781-7200
  • Utility knife: Olfa,
  • Tool box, toolbench: Rubbermaid,
  • Workbench kit, hardware and workbench instructions, plan: Simpson Strongtie, Inc.,
  • Circular saw, power screwdriver: Skil,
  • Screwdrivers, pliers -needlenose & tongue and groove, square, straightedge: Stanley, 203-225-5111
  • Safety glasses: U-Vex,
  • Drill bits: Vermont American,
  • Tool chest: Waterloo,
  • Bits - screwdriver & drill bits: Wolfcraft, Simple

Solution #1 -- Storing Bits

  • Drill bits, spade bits: Vermont American,

Create It -- Tin Punch

  • Work gloves: Wells Lamont,
  • Chisels: Stanley, 203-225-5111

Maitain It -- Tool Maintenance

  • Tite'n ® for bolts, rust remover/Navel Jelly: Loctite, 1-800-321-9188
  • Penetrating oil: WD-40, 691-275-1400

Karen Kalman of Dremel Tool Company. Kalman shows that power tools can be used for more than just heavy duty carpentry. She demonstrates how a power scroll saw can help you to make many different kinds of craft items, including puzzle pieces and doll house furniture.

Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris,

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623

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