Posted by Lynne Skinner at Monday, November 30th, 2020 - 02:08:45 AM in Power Tools
Some of the more common motorized tools in use today can be bought as either cordless (battery equipped) or corded. With cordless models, a tool’s ability and strength are often determined by its battery size.
First, jot down what jobs or projects that you have coming up and those that you anticipate in the future. Next to each one, put down what type of tools you will need especially when it comes to making your jobs easier. Finally make a final list of individual tools that you would like to buy starting at the top for the one you would use the most to the bottom as the least used tool.
Today common motorized tools are, cutters like, circular saws, reciprocating saws and routers, drills, sanders, grinders, and lathe’s etc.
Other considerations when choosing the appropriate tool to use include the power source and the speed specification. Different tools use different power sources such as electricity, battery or fuel and hence the proper tool should be selected depending on the available power source. Different machines operate at different speeds depending on the work they are designed to perform for example a combination hammer has a high speed that delivers a high impact force and is ideal for chiseling or drilling in hard concrete walls.
Just recently, I had to have some work performed at my home, and when I looked in the local yellow pages for a craftsman, I was surprised to see independent businesses that from their own admission, not been in business long, offering the same or similar service as the more well known and established businesses. For my own peace of mind I went with an older business, but that may change as time and needs progresses.