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...
How to Replace the Pad on a Random Orbital Sander
Use this article's steps to correctly install a compatible backer pad in a random orbit sander.
How to Remove an Armature Bearing with a Vise
This article explains one backup method for removing armature bearings when a bearing puller isn't available.
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