Having the pliers is one thing but knowing how to use them correctly is another thing. In this category, you will find all the tips and hacks for using pliers effectively, creatively, and safely. You will also learn how to keep and maintain pliers so that they can serve you longer.
Automatic vs regular wire strippers, which is the best?
Needle nose vs long nose pliers, What’s the difference?
How to use needle-nose locking pliers as hose pinch pliers
8 Types of Locking Pliers Every Handyman Needs
I have encountered many types of pliers from when I was a journeyman to now in my own garage. Some of the pliers I have come across are for specific jobs while others are for general purpose uses. Some even…
Knipex cobra vs Channellock, which water pump pliers are the best
Knipex vs Channellock, Which pliers are better?
Despite there being many pliers brands to choose from, many tradesmen in various fields swear either by Knipex or Channellock. So, which one is better? In this article, I share my opinion on Knipex pliers and Channellock pliers with the…
Cable tie cutters, why do you need them?
Zip ties or cable ties are great self-locking fasteners for tying things together. They are particularly useful for cable management. Electricians use them to bundle together electrical cables and wires to keep everything neat and tidy, especially on cable tracks…
Should you use a cheater bar on pliers?
10 Essential Pliers For Electricians
How to cut a hole in ductwork with aviation tin snips
When building HVAC plenums or installing a duct takeoff collar on a ventilation system, you will need to cut into the ductwork to fit different parts. Sometimes you may cut rectangular holes and other times round holes and curves. While…