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SHOP TOOLS EXPLAINED

DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat
>> metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and
>> flings your beer across the room, denting the freshly-painted project
>> which
>> you had carefully set in the corner where nothing could get to it.
>>
>> WIRE WHEEL: Cleans paint off bolts and then throws them somewhere under
>> the
>> workbench with the speed of light. Also removes fingerprints and
>> hard-earned
>> calluses from fingers in about the time it takes you to say, 'Oh sh --'
>>
>> SKILL SAW: A portable cutting tool used to make things too short.
>>
>> PLIERS: Used to round off bolt heads. Sometimes used in the creation of
>> blood-blisters.
>>
>> BELT SANDER: An electric sanding tool commonly used to convert minor
>> touch-up jobs into major refinishing jobs.
>>
>> HACKSAW: One of a family of cutting tools built on the Ouija board
>> principle. It transforms human energy into a crooked, unpredictable
>> motion,
>> and the more you attempt to influence its course, the more dismal your
>> future becomes.
>>
>> VISE-GRIPS: Generally used after pliers to completely round off bolt
>> heads.
>> If nothing else is available, they can also be used to transfer intense
>> welding heat to the palm of hand.
>>
>> OXYACETYLENE TORCH: Used almost entirely for lighting various flammable
>> objects in your shop on fire. Also handy for igniting the grease inside
>> the
>> wheel hub out of which you want to remove a bearing race..
>>
>> TABLE SAW: A large stationary power tool commonly used to launch
>> projectiles for testing wall integrity.
>>
>> PHILLIPS SCREWDRIVER: Normally used to stab the vacuum seals under lids
>> or
>> for opening old-style paper-and-tin oil cans and splashing oil on your
>> shirt; but can also be used, as the name implies, to strip out Phillips
>> screw heads.
>>
>> STRAIGHT SCREWDRIVER: A tool for opening paint cans. Sometimes used to
>> convert common slotted screws into non-removable screws and butchering
>> your
>> palms.
>>
>> PRY BAR: A tool used to crumple the metal surrounding that clip or
>> bracket
>> you needed to remove in order to replace a 50 cent part.
>>
>> HOSE CUTTER: A tool used to make hoses too short.
>>
>> HAMMER: Originally employed as a weapon of war, the hammer nowadays is
>> used
>> as a kind of divining rod to locate the most expensive parts adjacent the
>> object we are trying to hit.
>>
>> UTILITY KNIFE: Used to open and slice through the contents of cardboard
>> cartons delivered to your front door; works particularly well on contents
>> such as seats, vinyl records, liquids in plastic bottles, collector
>> magazines, refund checks, and rubber or plastic parts. Especially useful
>> for
>> slicing work clothes, but only while in use.

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