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When it comes to a farmhouse, you want a sink that can stand the test of time and take anything thrown its way. As a result, you need to get a quality farmhouse sink. And, what better choice is there than going for the stainless steel farmhouse sink? It's powerful,

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How to Install Stainless Steel Farmhouse Sink

If you have seen farmhouse sinks in recent kitchen remodels, it's because they are back in style. I have to admit, I'm curious about getting one. So, this post is for anyone who wants to know about farmhouse sinks, particularly how far they should jut out. A Sink That Completes

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How Far Should a Farmhouse Sink Stick Out?

A farmhouse or apron-front sink is a top choice for kitchen remodels. The functionality and simple elegance of the sink make it a perfect fit for many homeowners. If you are considering getting a farmhouse sink, but wondering if your existing cabinet is a problem, it's not. Keep reading to

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How to Install a Farmhouse Sink in Existing Cabinets

To design a comfortable and agreeable home décor, it’s paramount to consider different types of shutters you can think of or find. Since buying shutters from the store will cost you, it is best to consider an effortless project. For example, you might be having a couple of chairs you

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How To Make Super Easy DIY Farmhouse Shutters

Do not throw away that old dresser just yet. There is an easy way to upcycle or refinish it to give it a brand new look. This method uses the simple tools you can find around the home to refinish the farmhouse dresser. Let us go through the process. Tools

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How to Make A DIY Refinished Farmhouse Dresser

When it comes to home decor, there are certain words that I love to hear....Simple, stylish, and budget-friendly are some of my favourites.And when it comes to farmhouse decor, we can get manage to achieve all of these.Here's farmhouse decor you can make on a budget... DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported

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Farmhouse Décor Items You Can Make On A Budget

Do you have a shelf at your house where you keep a nice display of your belongings like photos and books? If not, today I will show you the correct steps of making a DIY floating wall shelf. The name sounds impossible but these shelves are not only good looking

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How To Create a DIY Wall Shelf

Are you having problems cleaning your farmhouse sink? If so, this article is for you.To many individuals cleaning a farmhouse is a walk in the park.They think it's a process of taking the ordinary cleaning detergent and getting the job done.This is not the case, as, in a farmhouse sink,

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How To Clean Farmhouse Sink

There is nothing more beautiful than enhancing your house with the beauty of Garden Art. Whether indoors or outdoors, I never get enough of finding a project that will add style and, of course, a project that I can look back at and remember the fun while I sit and

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How To Make A DIY West Elm Inspired Plant Stand

Bowl turning is the process of using special tools to mould and cut shapes onto the wood.The process involves using a wood lathe that performs ideal operations such as turning, cutting, drilling, and sanding.The craft of bowl turning is referred to as turnery, whereas the worker operating the bowl gouge

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What is Bowl Turning?

If you've just purchased your first wood lathe or are considering it (see the best lathe for bowl turning here) the first thought that will hit your mind is what's the first thing you'll make on it.Commonly known as the mother of machining tools, wood lathes can shape, drill, knurl,

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13 Things To Make On A Wood Lathe

I love using Midi lathes since there offer adequate motor power in the right size and a comfortable price range.According to my research and finding, 40% of full size and mini lathes uses Midi lathes as their main wood lathe.The market is full of Midi lathes.The only thing you need

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3 Best Midi Wood Lathe

Selecting a perfect metal lathe that can offer you the best service for your project is not something that many people find easy.It is important to have a good and clear vision of the project you want to work on and the type of metal lathe machine you are buying.I

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3 Best Benchtop Metal Lathe

Merely put, a wood lathe chuck is a handy tool that clasps a workpiece as you work on it.Nonetheless, chucks are available in different sizes and shapes, making the holding task daunting as you have to deal with various designs, such as bowls and eggcups.Understanding the best wood lathe chuck

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3 Best Wood Lathe Chuck

Wood lathes are woodworking tools used to shape wood into desirable shapes and angles.Such tools help the user shave, groove, and cut pieces into the chosen shape and design.I you are a creative mom like me, who values customised gifts or interior décor, then a wood lathe can easily become

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4 Wood Lathe Project Ideas

Are you worried about how you will set up and use a metal lathe?Then this guide is for you.Using a metal lathe if you are a beginner can be overwhelming.The procedure entails familiarizing with the lathe features as well as clearing yourself from any potential hazard.When I bought my first

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How To Use A Metal Lathe

Sharpening your lathe tools is perhaps one of the most challenging tasks when getting into the woodturning business.Anyone who has used a lathe for a week or more understands the importance of regular sharpening of the chisels and other lathe tools.Personally, I am new to woodturning (see what the 3

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How To Sharpen Lathe Tools

 Also termed a reproductive machine, an engine lathe is a horizontally-shaped machine often used to cut wood or metal.It's mainly used to remove unwanted materials leaving behind a perfectly curved workpiece.In this post, you'll learn what an engine lathe is and how it works.Read on to understand the essential parts

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What Is An Engine Lathe?

A lathe is a vital machining tool used in the manufacturing industry to shape wood and metal. Among other functions of the lathe include turning and facing operations, knurling and support cutting.Many people use lathes to turn bowls and if that interests you see the best bowl turning lathes here.The

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What Is A Lathe?

When looking for the best primer for rust metals, you can go for a product that is simple to clean, durable provides excellent results and the amount you need.Usually, the best metal primers should completely clean metals or remove any piece of rust on metals.Remember to keep your primers away

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3 Best Primers For Rusted Metal

Oxidizing, protecting the metal from UV rays, and fading are some preventative measures that clear coats help when used in metals.When choosing the best clear coat for metal, you need to be very keen because many are in the market.You need to briefly introduce the best clear coat for metal

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3 Best Clear Coats For Metal

Aluminum items are revered for their strength.However, traditional tear and wear can cause them to break down, making them un-usefulBut should this mean that this is the end of them? I don't think soI have found that with the right epoxy, any item is easily fixable.Below I will take you

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3 Best Epoxy For Aluminum

The most delicate part of art when using plywood is the cutting steps.To be perfect in your steps, you need to find a table saw blade to help you reduce consumption.You do not have not worry about the delicate cutting steps because once you have the best plywood table blade

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3 Best Table Saw Blade For Plywood

As a person who likes doing my own repairs, fixes, and even doing some DIY projects around my home, one thing that has come in handy for most projects is a bench belt sander.For many, bench belt sanders are very useful for removing imperfections from the metals you are working

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3 Best Bench Belt Sander For Metal

We often need nails as an essential item in various activities around your home.One of the critical roles for this essential item is fencing.If you have a fencing project and other simple needs within the home, you should find good nails for this work.Here is 3 of the best fencing

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3 Best Fencing Nails

An accent wall creates attraction in any room while keeping its features.They add warmth, coolness, colour or texture to any space.Choosing the ideal wood for your modern accent wall is challenging as there are different types and textures to choose from.We’re going to look at three best woods for modern

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3 Best Woods For Modern Accent Wall

When working with foam boards, you need the best tools for cutting them.You can use foam boards in all kinds of projects, whether basic DIY or severe home improvement projects.Using the proper cutting foam boards is vital to get the most intricate designs and sizes for your next project.As someone

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3 Best Tools For Cutting Foam Board

If you are a DIY enthusiast like myself, you need a miter saw to make angled cuts.You need to make angled cuts when making window casings, picture frames, or crown moulding.Unfortunately, the price of miter saws varies widely based on size, quality and brand.However, unless you want to have a

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3 Best Miter Saws Under 200

As a woodworker, one of the primary tools you should use includes a sander, which comes in handy for furniture stripping. With sanders you will get rid of the bumps and scratches on the wood making it smooth and uniform.Some people may be interested in learning more about what furniture

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3 Best Sanders For Furniture Stripping

I break a few things here and there at home accidentally.As a mother who is a DIY enthusiast, I do not always call a technician to fix all of them.Sometimes I fix them using hand tools and I have trees in my compound.Therefore, a chainsaw comes in handy to prune the

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3 Best Chainsaws Ever Made

When working with impact drivers, it is vital that you can get into the tightest sections possible.From home improvements to DIY projects, having the right tools such as right angle impact drivers can make your work much more manageable.As someone with experience in working with impact drivers and drills before.Here

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3 Best Right Angle Impact Drivers

During your DIY tasks at home, you may require a knife-making sander; hence you need to be careful when selecting the best one.In this article, I will discuss the best knife-making sanders that can choose from. DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site

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3 Knife Makers Sanders

If you’re looking to make some adjustments to your drywall, whether it’s a small job or you're replacing it outright, you’ll need to learn how to cut it. One good tool for the job is a keyhole saw, or even just a simple utility knife. But doing the job by

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Cutting Drywall With Oscillating Tool

Fine final touches of any piece you are working on contributes a lot to the final product.The finishing can make or break your entire project (if you're looking to finish furniture consider these sanders)On that note I am recommending 3 best sanders for trim work.These are the...Mouse Detail Sander by

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3 Best Sander For Trim Work

Pocket screwdrivers are said to be about 40% lighter and 33% more useful and less bulky than regular screwdrivers.They are small, portable and they can fit in any tool belt bag that you have.These pocket screwdrivers are powerful and can help you complete most professional jobs throughout the day without

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3 Best Pocket Screwdrivers

DIYing is much more fulfilling when you have user friendly tools.Small belt sanders elevate your DIY experience to a new level.For this reason, I recommend these 3 best smallest belt sanders:Mini Air Belt Sander by ZFE.DIY Mini Belt Sander by YaeTekMini Belt sander by Huanyu.Here's more on each of these

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3 Best Smallest Belt Sander

When the glue for Plexiglass is used in such PVC, the bonding process is considerably different and can lead to breakage or even damaging the material due to poor bonding.You need to consider the adhesive that will not lead to clouding but one that adapts perfectly.Below are 3 of the

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3 Best Glue For Plexiglass

Even though it isn't necessary to seal air-dry clay before you paint, I prefer to provide my clay sculpture with a water-resistant finish.These sealers provide a good surface on painting one applied onto sculptures.Below are my three best air dry clay sealers... DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy

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Best Air Dry Clay Sealer

There are all sorts of stains for wood in the market, but it is vital to choose the right one for redwood decks. As someone with experience painting different woods, here are my 3 best stains for a redwood deck... DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products

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3 Best Stain For Redwood Deck

Everybody wishes to have a nice-looking home.There are several ways of making your home look great, and skim coating should be at the top of the list.Skim coating is the best way to hide cracks, ridges, small spots, imperfections, and blemishes of your drywall.This technique will make your surface uniform

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3 Best Joint Compounds For Skim Coating

When working with wood, it is essential to give it the finish that you are expecting, and this is where wood stains come in.From home improvements to DIY projects, having the stains for your surfaces plays a significant part in the overall outcome of your project.As someone with experience working

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3 Best Dark Wood Stain

Nothing makes the kitchen more lively and beautiful than a matchless kitchen table finish.The special touch makes the room more glamorous and the table more functional.The finish plays a vital role in ensuring you can handle stains, spills, dirt etc. on the table surface.But how do you achieve that?Continue reading

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3 Best Finish For Kitchen Table

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Painting at home might come with its challenges, especially when it comes to choosing the right paints.Some people

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3 Best Paints For Trim

Having the appropriate type of caulk assures longevity in all constructions, while a wrong type damages the building over a period.Here are the best types of caulking and their uses: DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission.

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6 Types of Caulking and Their Uses

Glue and epoxy are types of adhesives I normally use when undertaking a home DIY project.I like them as they are efficient and provide me with a strong bond, regardless of where I use them.Their multipurpose nature is among the top reasons I recommend them for use in all kinds

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Epoxy Vs Glue

In today's blog, I want to discuss what you need to know about these two trusted products in the garment decorating industry.They are both highly durable and convenient to work with.I always compare Thermoflex and Siser to Pepsi and Coke!They are very identical, yet they have their unique differences.Siser offers

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Thermoflex Vs Siser

While at home, having a suitable adhesive is essential for everyday living.Loctite and gorilla glue are two of the leading adhesives in the industry currently.Both of these companies have been around for a long time, and they both make great glue.However, each of these glues has its differences, and this

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Loctite Vs Gorilla Glue

Dremel and Glowforge are among the most prominent brands in the trade of laser cutters.These two brands dominate the market because their devices possess top-notch and competitive features.Therefore, these elements make the laser cutters very effective and highly sought after.Both devices are powerful and are of great quality.On top of

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Dremel Laser Cutter Vs Glowforge

Yes, you can paint enamel over acrylic, although under certain conditions. Therefore there is no definite answer to this question. Enamel paint can be able to withstand different surfaces, including metal. In this blog post, I will take you through how to paint enamel over acrylic. DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported

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Can You Paint Enamel Over Acrylic?

Epoxy resins are great for all kinds of projects, whether it's sealing huge floors or building miniature models.And while it is available in a number of colours, half the fun is creating something unique and colouring it yourself.If colouring epoxy resin with acrylic paint is something you’ve been planning, but

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Colouring Epoxy Resin with Acrylic Paint

First of all, gesso is a pasty substance used for preparing painting surfaces.Ever since I started exploring my creative side with art, I discovered the importance of gesso.The good news is you can make your own gesso at home with these simple steps.Aside from saving you a trip to your

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How To Make Homemade Gesso

Polymer clay is an art intermediate that is widely recognized for its flexibility and simplicity work with. It is used in a variety of crafts, such as pottery and home beautification. Painting polymer clay requires a special procedure to enable it to produce a quality and attractive outcome. Here are

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Painting Polymer Clay (Step By Step Guide)

What comes to the mind of many people when the clay is mentioned is modelling clay.You know, the clay that hardens when heated in an oven.Growing up, I always loved art. I used to ask my parents to buy me modelling clay which I used to model dolls, cars, houses

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How To Make Clay Hard

The air-dry clay is quite popular, due to its adaptability for use in multiple artistic crafts. Contrary to conventional clay that requires heating in a kiln, the air-dry clay does not need to be fired. At standard temperatures, the air-dry clay solidifies and is ready for embellishing or painting. DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com

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How To Make Air Dry Clay Dry Faster?

Sticking plastic to any other material can be quite strenuous. This is because plastic is polished and has an impenetrable facet that makes it hardly gets attached to glue or any other sealant. Due to the stubborn nature of plastic, it is of essence to use an adhesive that creates

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How To Glue Wood To Plastic

Painting brass is so simple and inexpensive that you may be tempted to get creative with your various colour schemes. Painting brass objects will bring a splash of colour and serve to increase the lifespan of the object. However, at times it can look corroded and thus bring an undesired

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How To Paint On Brass

Transforming your house into a home is every mother's dream. Being able to change that house into a place where you can safely bring up your kids and have memorable moments while doing it has been my lifelong dream. In this article, I will share with you how you can

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How To Achieve A Walnut Finish

For a woodworking project to be complete, painting is mandatory. It enhances your homes aesthetics and guarantees the longevity of the wood. Even though acrylic paints are a new phenomenon for woodworking, they are an ideal option. The paints are non-toxic, making them suitable for me to paint even when

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How To Seal Acrylic Paint On Wood

If you are seeking a cost-effective and sustainable alternative to using wood for your home DIY projects, high density fibre board is a viable option to consider.HDF (high density fibreboard) are blended boards used to make shelving, wall panels, furniture, and cabinetry.They can be fixed with laminated sheets on both

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What Is A HDF Board?

One of the biggest challenges you are most likely to encounter while working with the wood finish is how to make it shiny. There are several methods and techniques you can use to achieve a shiny finish on your wood surfaces. The methods are relatively easy to understand, and you

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How To Get Shiny Wood Finish

Do you want to stain your birch ply? Well, plywood is an excellent alternative to wood. Besides the similar look, it does not easily warp hence assuring you of longevity. Even better, it is less expensive than wood, and you can use it for your regular DIY tasks at home.

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Staining Birch Ply (6 Step Guide)

Yes, according to Airstone themselves it can be used around a fireplace or wood stove as it has a Class A rating in accordance with ASTM E-84 standards. Airstone is a piece of aquarium furniture either a piece of porous stone or lime wood whose purpose is to diffuse air

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Can Airstone Be Used On Fireplace?

There are numerous shades of grey existing, telling them apart can be a sport. But in this post I explain exactly what color Behr Natural Gray is so you can use the right shade for your DIY painting. Natural grey is a neutral warm color with more character than white

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What Colour Is Behr Natural Gray?

The process of staining stair rails is tasking but fun and eventually fulfilling when you look at the work of your hands. Staining is an effective way to revamp scratched or wearing stair rails. It beautifies your space and you can follow these is easy steps to achieve this. DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com

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Staining Stair Rails (6 Step Guide)

If you dislike your current carpet so much that you are ready to rip it up, this article is for you. I am a big advocate for DIY whenever possible. I like fixing things around the house because it shows my creative side and saves me a great deal of

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How to Rip Up Carpet

Let's say that you have chosen to paint the cabinets in your house all by yourself.You have done your homework about the best cabinet paints to use.However, you were left to decide between Rustoleum or Nuvo cabinet paint because both of them are great and quite identical.Well, if you belong

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Nuvo Cabinet Paint Vs Rustoleum

In the few years that my family and I have lived in our new house, we have painted almost all rooms including the kitchen!The only place left with its original paint is the upstairs hallway and the bathrooms.I love the appearance of a newly painted room but I never used

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How To Paint Without Tape

A corner saw is a hand-held tool that is used for complex chopping tasks which often comprise of compact bends. This gadget is efficient for stiff radii and intricate cutting or trimming work. A corner saw’s blade is fine and slender, enabling the tool to be maneuvered at ease. On

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What Is A Corner Saw?

Today I want to guide you on how to appropriately use your bullnose trim gauge. A wonderful miraculous tool that graced us all home innovator lovers. You will get to more about it and how to use it at home. It could be essential to your needs. DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader

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How Do You Use A Bullnose Trim Gauge?

Applying paint with a roller is much faster than trying to paint an entire wall with a brush. The only snag is that a full-sized roller is no good when it comes to painting the trim. Conventional wisdom holds that you should only attempt this with a brush. While that's

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Can You Paint Trim With A Roller?

DIY work is a great way to spend time and gain experience rather than calling professionals every time to complete a job for you.I find passion in fixing things with my hands at home.Age, my children nor marriage have never stopped me from learning and solving issues in my house.The

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Does Flooring Go Under or Over Baseboard?

It is my pleasure to guide you on how to tile a baseboard at your home which you can customize to suit your personal preference. This can be a crucial skill that saves you on costs. For starters, a baseboard is the covering of the lowest part of an interior

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How Do You Tile A Baseboard?

Baseboard material flexes only a small amount before the tension released by bending the board eventually gives way and the baseboard breaks. However, you have multiple choices for installing baseboard to rounded walls. First, you can score the wood in a manner that makes it easier and flexible to bend.

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How To Install Baseboard On Rounded Walls

Being a DIY fanatic calls for me to have a desire to learn new things every day and with every new project I take on at home.Baseboard molding is currently my topic of choice as I progress with my home remodel.Baseboard molding helps to decoratively fill in the region where

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What Is Baseboard Molding?

Baseboard installation covers multiple preparations like planning, measuring, cutting, fine-tuning, installation, painting, caulking, and many others.In this post, I will review the must-have baseboard tools.Listed below are the top baseboard tools you require for a successful baseboard installation. DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on

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9 Essential Baseboard Tools

I have always loved painting ever since I was a kid back at home.I enjoyed every chance I got to paint with my dad, who also loved repainting anything he set his eyes on.Now that I have my own home, I carried the DIY spirit with me.I rarely hire a

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How To Paint Baseboards Without Brush Marks

Homes with wooden finish are becoming more common and preferable in the current lifestyle.Medium-density fiberboard is one of the best house finishes you can consider when designing your floor and interior looks.The MDF board consists of thin panels made from resin, wax, and wood. Are you in a dilemma to

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Is Mdf Good For Baseboard?

Understanding the different types of wood and their uses is essential when choosing the best wood for your next project. Whether it’s a birdhouse, a side table, a shelf, or a coat rack, having a grasp of the different woods available can make or break your project. There are seemingly

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What Are The Main Types Of Wood?

Keeping a home in perfect shape is next to impossible. However, baseboards are a design element to hide the imperfections and gaps of your building. Besides, during the construction of your building, a constructor will leave behind small spaces, which can create minor gaps. In a house, baseboards serve many

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What Is The Purpose Of Baseboards?

A baseboard is a length of food or plastic installed to cover an area between the bottom of the wall and the floor. The role of a baseboard is to hide the joint. It is also used as a protective tool, keeping the walls from getting damaged. Whether they are

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Do You Install Baseboard Before Or After Carpet?

It is common for most people to have the urge to live in a space that fits the need of their liking. The colour and space fitting matters a lot. It gives someone a headache when you go somewhere and try to fit it in your own design. Painting baseboards

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How To Paint Baseboards With Carpet

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. A baseboard is a wooden board that normally covers the base of a wall. Baseboards are useful since

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What Baseboard Styles Are There?

Ever since my childhood, I have enjoyed watching my dad work in his garage while fixing things here and there. Out of curiosity, I picked up a few skills while watching him work and I began fixing things independently. I enjoy staying at home and while at it, I fix

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How Do You Cut Baseboard Around Bullnose Corners?

If you need to install or replace your baseboard, then there's no doubt been a question or two that's sprung to mind. As with any DIY job there are all kinds of things to know, like what size nails you’ll need, what’s the best way to do the job, or

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Baseboard Nails Frequently Asked Questions

Most of the baseboards that exist today are essentially made from wood.Therefore, they are not meant to withstand a lot of punishment during installation.However, other baseboards are also made from a composite material such as medium density fiberboard (MDF).If your home has a water intrusion problem, these MDF fiberboards are

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3 Best Nails for Baseboards

Sage is a popular colour for home decor right now.It's a rich, earthy tone, full of energy vibes, as the colour green invariably is. Yet it's relaxing and peaceful, easy on the eyes.It's great for the kitchen, great for the garden and also for any area of the home where

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3 Best Sage Green Paints

If you're a do-it-yourselfer, chances are you've either considered or have tried to paint your own house.There are several tools you can use for painting the home.The choice can be overwhelming, but I have narrowed it down to my three best paint tools. DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you

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3 Best Paint Tool

Coral colors are often perceived to be retro, mainly because of their presence for ages.There is also a tendency to identify coral paint colors with tropical inner designs.As a result, this perception hinders the use of coral colors in all areas that do not qualify as beachfront environs.In the past,

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3 Best Coral Paint Colors

Painting your cabinets is a creative way to make your kitchen feel more like home.And, you can do it yourself, too, with these easy-to-follow cabinet paint kits!All the three kits mentioned below are readily available, and all you have to do is purchase and use them for your project.However, many

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3 Best Cabinet Paint Kits

The process of cutting, trimming, and installing baseboards requires a handheld tool, for a clean finish.Preferably, a powered tool such as a saw can be used for cutting baseboards, since it delivers the most efficient results.Miter saws are the most popular tools used to cut baseboards. Miter saws are greatly

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3 Best Saws for Cutting Baseboard

To achieve an exquisite look to your home, pay attention to the finishing, such as the baseboard.Therefore, you have to be cautious of the material you pick for the baseboard moulding.Note that the room’s location and the foot traffic are among the determining factors of the material you should select.Here

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3 Best Baseboard Materials

Baseboards collect a lot of dirt, dings, scuff, and marks during their lifetime.Depending on the amount of traffic and if you have pets and kids, they may require a touch-up every two to four years.With the variety of paints for baseboard available on the market, finding the best paint can

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3 Best Paints For Baseboards

I understand that doing laundry is not something we look forward to; at least, I know I don’t.But, having a beautifully stylized laundry room can certainly make your experience a little better.Since most of us have small laundry rooms, I suggest choosing a color that will make it seem a

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3 Best Paint Colors for Small Laundry Room

In my free time, I love to brainstorm my house features and find suitable ways to spruce up my home without buying new things or spending a lot of money.One simple way to do that is by giving the house a fresh lick of paint and I recently painted my

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3 Best Paint Brushes for Baseboards

Are you looking to restore the beauty of your bathroom?Well, learning how to DIY my furniture, cabinets, and home improvements are the best thing that ever happened to me.Being a married woman with children, I love to fix things around the home in my free time.I have experimented with different

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3 Best Paints For Bathroom Vanity

Are you fond of renovating and performing DIY on your home?Well, while it may seem like a small thing, the baseboards you select determine the final look of your space or house.It is not just a trim that runs on your wall.I have performed several DIY using baseboards, and I

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3 Best Baseboards

A floor is a special place in your home.If you want them shiny as new, make sure there's always some kind of solution nearby, so when spills happen, or stains seep up through time, it will prove effective for getting things back into shape!As a mum with kids, spills are

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3 Best Ceramic Tile Floor Cleaners

I prefer using a brad nailer as my most preferable nailing quarter-round gun.The reason why I prefer using brad guns is that they can shoot thinner nails ranging from 5/8 inches to 2 inches.These thinner nails are perfect for attaching light moldings like quarter rounds. You wouldn't wish to leave

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5 Best Quarter Round Nail Guns

I have been using different DIY methods when hanging frames on the walls. There was nothing as easy as using a state-of-the-art staple gun.You will experience the best and enjoyable moments when you use a tool that makes your work easier.Ensure you have the best staple gun to hang wood

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5 Best Staple Guns for Wood Frames

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. When I first started doing my DIY projects at home, I could not differentiate between a finish nailer

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Finish Nailer vs. Framing Nailer, What Is The Difference And Which is Better?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. I enjoy doing DIY projects around my house as it is fun, and it allows me to be

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How Does a Palm Nailer Work?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. The best thing about DIY methods is that you can make the process easy and customise according to

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How Does a Pneumatic Nail Gun Work? (Step By Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. I am 38 years old married woman with kids. During the last school holidays I taught my kids

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How To Attach Grease Gun To Zerk Fitting? (Step By Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Molds mostly thrive in warm and moist environments. However, they can be found almost anywhere in the house.

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How To Remove Mold from Silicone Caulk (In 15 Steps)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. When doing minor or major upgrades at your home, adhesives might be required. Therefore, you need a caulk

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How To Unload a Caulk Gun In 3 Easy Steps

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. The concept of craftsmanship has various definitions; whether you are in design, electricals, baking, or architecture, your job

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How To Use A Caulk Gun For The First Time (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Are you having trouble priming your grease gun? If so, then you have come to the right place.

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My Grease Gun Wont Prime, Why?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Since you are asking this question, I assume you are new to woodworking.You have probably heard the terms

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Plate Joiner vs Biscuit Joiner, What’s The Difference? (Explained)

I have always loved working with clean and well-maintained home machinery.In my years of experience with home machinery, I have been using a 3 oz grease gun to lubricate every machine and tool to work properly.3 oz grease guns can come in handy when applying lubricants to equipment or machinery

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5 Best 3 Oz Mini Grease Guns

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. You may be looking for the best cordless pin nailer because you may not like the idea of

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5 Best Cordless Pin Nailers

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. An electric brad nailer is a simple gun-shaped tool that is used to drive and remove nails from

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5 Best Electric Brad Nailers

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. An electric greasing gun is a suitable tool for lubricating heavy equipment and machines.The gun releases dense lubricating

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5 Best Electric Grease Guns

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. If you are a DIYer like me, one of the essentials you need in your home toolbox is

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5 Best Electric Heat Guns

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. When greasing any equipment and vehicle, you will require a grease gun to enhance your task to be

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5 Best Grease Gun Coupler

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Houses get worn out with time and require repairs from time to time.One area that needs maintenance is

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5 Best Nail Guns For Hardie Siding

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Removing paint from the outside of your home is a big job. I know because I've done it.A

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5 Best Sanders for Exterior Paint Removal

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Do you have a DIY project and are looking to remove paint from wood? Removing paint from wood

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5 Best Sanders for Removing Paint from Wood

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. If you love doing DIY projects at home like me, you know how missing one of your tools

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5 Best Tool Bags For Maintenance Man

Do you have ugly wood paneling at your house and don’t feel like calling in someone to install drywall? Making wood paneling look like drywall is a task that any person can do. It is cost-friendly and requires only a bit of your time. If you want to make your

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How To Make Paneling Look Like Dry Wall (In 5 Simple Steps)

From my experience, installing Pergo is a DIY kind of craft and you do not need to hire an installer.You get to work at your own time and pace.Installing Pergo floors as a family is very exciting and provides bonding time on weekends.The DIY craft will also save you money

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How To Install Pergo Flooring (5 Step Guide)

Carpentry, is a complex art. From the wood itself to finishing products, there are several products required.Two of these products are liquid nails and wood glue. These two products can often be used alternatingly.Therefore, one of the most common carpenters' is; which is the better option between wood glue and liquid

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Wood Glue vs Liquid Nails, Which Is Better?

If you have to seal any holes and cracks then spackle and painter's putty are two of the best materials to consider for this task.These materials have plenty of similarities which often results in people confusing the two.In this article, you will find out the differences and similarities between the

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Putty vs Spackle, What Is Better?

Being a handy person has always been the way I like doing things.When I first had my place, I always made my own decorations.Furthermore, it helped me save a lot of money when it comes to repairing options.If you have something like a sculpture or something made of clay, you

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How To Seal Air Dry Clay (Six Step Guide)

Embarking on any painting project may seem daunting if you have little or no understanding of the different types of paint and what conditions or surfaces they are perfectly suited for.There are two primary paint types in the market today: latex and enamel paints.Before you begin any work, you need

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Enamel vs Latex Paint (Pros, Cons, Differences)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. From when I was young, I have always been passionate about everything DIY. My parents called me a

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How To Thin Enamel Paint? (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. When I was having fun with acrylic paints to paint my plastic cup as a gift for a

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Is Acrylic Paint Toxic?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. I always do most of the handwork in my home. I believe if you want something to be

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How To Frame A Bathroom Mirror? (Step by Step Guide

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. I have always had a passion for DIY and fixing things whenever I can. As a kid, I

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How To Keep Brushed Nickel Faucets From Spotting (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. What do you do when you have plenty of time, with nothing much to do? Travel, catch a

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How To Reglaze A Sink (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Life itself comes with many stresses and things you can't control from time to time, however, some situations

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How To Fix A Gurgling Kitchen Sink (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. I am fueled with passion in ‘DIY’ handcraft. I find it to be entertaining because it is a

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What Are The Different Bar Sinks Dimensions And Sizes?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Professionals were my go-to anytime I needed something fixed or crafted in my home until I discovered DIY.

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How To Unclog A Double Kitchen Sink With Standing Water (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. The coronavirus pandemic has many people work from home. This stay home period is definitely the time to

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How To Fix A Hole In A Porcelain Sink (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. How far should the faucet extend into the sink? The average measurement is 5.5 inches deep, but it

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How Far Should A Faucet Extend Into The Sink? (A Caution!)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. It wasn't that long ago that I had to perform this exact same process - to accurately measure

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How To Measure For A Sink Grid (Step by Step Guide)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. I have a passion for all things DIY, and if you are reading this article, then it is

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DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Depending on the kind of projects you take either as a DIYer or as a professional, you might

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Die Grinder Vs Dremel: What Is The Difference And Which Is Better?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Sandpaper is a prevalent product, and it works well when cleaning surfaces.However, sanding with sandpaper is quite complex,

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What’s The Best Liquid Sander Deglosser?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Are you planning to buy foam sheets for the first time? Is your worry how you will cut

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How to Cut Upholstery Foam

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. DIY projects have become a passionate task for me. After completing the work, I usually get a feeling

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How To Round Wood Corners By Hand

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Sometimes back, my coins accidentally fell from my collection into a can full of wet paint. I thought

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How To Sand Metal Safely (Pros, Cons and Warnings)

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Having the right saw for your DIY project can be a blessing sometimes. It takes a perfect saw to

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Radial Arm Saw Vs Miter Saw: What’s The Difference And Whats Better?

DISCLOSURE: TheRuggedRooster.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. During my encounter with them when doing my DIY work, I faced the problem of differentiating which fiberboard

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