TUBE NOTCHER: How to Shape Steel Pipe Ends for Building Frames

Want to make stuff from steel pipe? It’s a great material for the home workshopper. In this week’s video lesson, see how a simple tube notcher cuts perfect curved profiles on the ends of pipes; watch how a bi-metal hole saw cuts dozens of pipe ends yet stays sharp; see how the shape of end profiles on pipe can be changed to suit the project.
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HOW TO BUILD STAIRS: Watch Video Lesson on Cutting Stringers

In this week’s two-video episode see how stairs are supported on notched pieces called “stringers”; determine how many treads you need for a given stair installation; accurately mark a stringer for cutting; take a video tour of a cherry stair railing.
a circular saw and handsaw are used for cutting the stringers you’ve marked
the second video below shows how to build a fancy staircase railing

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ELECTRIC IN-FLOOR HEATING: Toastier Toes Make Rooms More Comfortable

UPDATED 20Dec2019 + video: The phrase “cold feet” is more than just something someone says when they’ve lost enthusiasm. In some houses it’s a permanent source of literal discomfort each winter. Bathrooms, basements, floors over crawlspaces and those notoriously cold […]

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On April 30, 2020 one lucky winner will be chosen to receive a DEWALT 20-volt cordless air compressor, plus battery and charger. Sign up for the newsletter so I can notify you as winner.