Posted by Maryellen Robbins at Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 - 02:05:41 AM in Power Tools
These motorized tools enable the common ‘do it yourselfer’ to do jobs more quickly, easily and professionally or make doing a job possible now when it would have been improbable before the advent of these motorized tools.
Term power tool is used for a tool with a motor. Power tools are used for some specific purposes or operations that are not possible to perform manually. It is generally used to reduce the work of operator. Drill, router, electric sander, lathe and saws are some common types of power tools. Power tools may easily perform a complex or difficult task.
After reviewing government injury and death statistics, accident case reports and newspaper accounts, Forbes.com reported that the most dangerous are those that include blades, such as circular saws, table saws, chainsaws, riding lawn mowers, wood chippers. However, tools that drill or puncture were also reported to be extremely dangerous. Individuals using these tools should make sure that the tools are equipped with automatic shutoff features and guards. With all power tools, however, it is important to identify ways to prevent injury through the proper use of tools and the appropriate use of protective equipment.
The project in question is the completion of a tiling job to my covered terrace. The previous owners of this home seemed to be avid tillers. There was tile in virtually every room. The terrace that I was tiling was only about half way done, which made it look totally unfinished. It seems that these folks probably had tile left over after a job and used it when and where they could. In this case it appears that they had enough to start the job, but not finish it. So to finish it correctly…I initially tried to find a matching tile, but was unable to. No matter where I went, I couldn’t find the right color, size or texture. It’s possible that these were specially ordered.
Today we have the addition of a motor to many devices. Cutting for instance is made much simpler by tools like saws that have motors built in. You can still buy a hand model, but why.