How to Replace the Bearing Cap Assembly on a Ryobi Random Orbital Sander
If a damaged sander has been grinding at your nerves, this article will show you how to quickly remove and install a new bearing cap assembly.
Quick Fix: How to Replace the Platen on a Belt Sander
Replacing the platen on a belt sander is a straightforward repair, but getting the fasteners back in place can be tricky. Read this article to learn a handy trick to make re-installing the platen easi...
How to Diagnose a Bad Power Cord or Switch
This article outlines the basics of power tool and appliance electrical diagnosis. You can use a multimeter to test tool and appliance cords and switches, the two parts usually responsible for electri...
Electric Power Tool Parts 101
This article defines the basic parts of most power tools, explains how they work, and what to look for when they stop working.
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