Pliers Tips

All tips and hacks for using pliers effectively, creatively, and safely. Also includes maintenance tips for pliers.

How to Remove a Stripped Bolt or Nut with Pliers

how to remove stripped bolt with pliers
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.

How to remove upholstery tacks with Pliers

how to remove upholstery tacks with 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.

How to keep pliers from leaving marks on surfaces.

pliers inserts for prevent the surface from pliers marks
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…