Tin snips or metal shears are a type of pliers for cutting sheet metal. You can also use them to cut other materials such cardboard, floorings like carpet and vinyl, plastic sheeting, PVC, and chicken wire. There are two major…
The secret to making your pliers last longer and cut like new all the time is to keep them clean. However, because it is hard to not use pliers in dirty and greasy situations, you have to make it a…
How do you cut steel mesh or hardware cloth? Find out in this article the pliers I use to cut steel mesh to length for my home projects.
You do not need a plumber or electrician to install a simple bidet on a regular toilet. Just get adjustable pliers and a flat screwdriver and follow the simple steps in this article.
Opening a can of corned beef is very easy with a can opener but when you don't have that handy tool, you can use a pair of pliers. In this article, I teach how to do it.
Choosing between Knipex Alligator and Cobra Pliers can be tricky. That is why I wrote this article to demystify the differences and similarities to help you choose more readily.
Removing a rounded bolt from your vehicle with a regular wrench or socket is not easy. But it is fairly manageable with the right pair of pliers if you do not have a bolt extractor socket. In this article, I share how I use pliers to remove the stubborn stripped bolts and nuts.
Changing a shower cartridge is easy with a cartridge puller tool. But when you don't have it, you can still use pliers do the job. Learn how I replace the one-handle Moen 1222 faucet cartridge in my house using pliers.
A tack remover tool is great to have when reupholstering furniture. But if you do not have one at hand, a pair of diagonal wire cutters or needle nose pliers can work just as well. Find out how in this article.
Pliers are handy little hand tools. They are useful in nearly every project for grasping objects such as wires, pipes, fasteners, you name them. They come in different shapes and sizes to suit various applications. For example, adjustable pliers open…