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Drill Bits

Different Types Of Drill Bits

Learn about the different types of drill bits so you can choose the right ones for your project and for the material you’re drilling. Types of Drill Bits: Materials and Finishes The materials from which bits are manufactured and the finishes applied to them play a significant role in the life and performance of the bit. Common materials and finishes: High-Speed Steel (HSS) drill bits can drill wood, fiberglass, PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and soft metals such as aluminum. Cobalt drill bits are extremely hard and dissipate heat quickly. They’re mostly used for boring in aluminum and tough metals such as stainless steel. […]

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Get To Know Your Lighting Terms

Lighting Glossary

Are you ever confused by some of the specialized terms you run into while shopping for lighting? I can help. Read on to become more enlightened about the wide variety of terms used in the world of lighting. This includes electrical terms, material and style terms, information about ceiling fans and more!

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Vintage Doorbell Installation

Vintage Doorbell With Chime Installation

This project was a unique one for me! The client lived in a vintage old home in German Village which is featured in the annual “House & Garden Tour” or in German “Haus und Garten Tour”. The home even won the “Caretakers of a Legacy Chairman’s Award” in 2011. What this meant to me was that mistakes of any kind were not going to acceptable because the house had original materials that needed to remain as such and could not be replaced or it would void the home from its status.

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