/* php CFH-568 */ ?>
I gotta admit, ya got me on that one.
Fair point Stepford. Always use the fasteners stipulated by the local code.
Here's an answer to 448747's comment. Yes, a drill with a wire-wheel brush or cup brush can accomplish some of the same tasks as Mike Guertin's tip shown in this video. But there are differences. Instead of a circular motion, this has a linear, back-and-forth action. Because of the shape of the tool, you can get it into places that a drill would have a hard time reaching. For example, brushing off the creosote build up in a fireplace. You could also use it to texture wood. The variety of wire-brush attachments offers a lot of possibilities for imaginative problem solvers--narrow, hard-to-reach crevices that need wire brushing become easier to reach. I see fewer and fewer corded drills on job sites these days, and there is always a reciprocating saw.
excellent tip PortsMouth. I'm going to draw this one up for the column in the magazine. Thanks for sending it.
Subscribe to Fine Homebuilding magazine now and save up to 52%
© 2017 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.
Start your subscription today and save up to 52%