'Handmade Garden Projects': Face-lift for wire fencing
A bolt cutter can be found at home improvement ... make one of the decorative wire plant supports featured in "Handmade Garden Projects." For this job, you'll also need a pair of pliers. Edwards Forkner uses the tool to bend and crimp decorative ...
New Tools Take Spotlight At Hardware Show
We recently made our annual pilgrimage to the "show of shows" for tools and hardware -- the 2003 National Hardware Show. We joined 30,000 hardware store owners, hardware and home center ... and plastic-handled putty knives, paint scrapers, wire brushes ...
Brush may be best for cleaning vinyl siding
For textured surfaces, use only a soft bristle brush to ... power tools that have either a three-prong plug or double insulation. If you need an extension cord, use one that is heavy enough to handle the load and has a proper three-wire grounded cord.
Tools for the Wired Gardener
We wanted to garden, we wanted to laze on a sun-drenched lawn ... moisture sensors for professional use (golf courses and stadiums), and the new home system is based on similar technology: Several moisture sensors are placed underground in ...
HOME CLINIC; How to Sharpen Tools To Their Fine Points
EXCEPT for lawnmower blades and hedge clippers, yard and garden ... digging tools may not be aware that the tools should be sharpened. For sharpening most outdoor tools, all that is needed is a 10- or 12-inch mill-bastard file.