I have lots of air tools but don't like them much for wood because they
need oil, and I always end up with oil on my hands, and oil and wood
don't mix. My sanders use a ton of air and a big compressor
I like air for painting and blowing off dust mostly.
Speaking of which, I found a new use for air. When cleaning paint
nozzles from little cans of paint, you are supposed to turn the can
upside down and spray until clear air comes out. Well, I have a blowgun
with a rubber tip that I discovered you can insert the paint can spray
nozzle and blow air through the nozzle. Works really well, including on
clogged nozzles if you soak them in lacquer thinner a bit.
"Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional,
On Sun, 23 May 2010 03:26:39 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Doug Miller)
Get a quality corded drill, maybe a Milwaulkee. You'll get more power
and control. Save the cordless for weenie projects. Take a look at
stainless square-hole screws--they cost more but will outlast the
Some, here, report the usage of stainess steel screws not working well.
Apparently it sounds like they are too brittle and break frequently with
I have not experienced them. YMMV
Yes. SS is softer.
I'm pretty new to the whole screw gun technology scene and now that
I've invested in a good one and used it, I wish I'd have known more
about it and gone with a screw/impact driver, instead. I can now see
why I'll eventually be buying one despite already having a good screw
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