Talkin' Tools

Talkin' tools is my series where I inform (and hopefully inspire) about a specific tool. The goal is to help women feel empowered and prepared to handle power tools.


Pop Rivet Gun

Angle Grinder

How To Cut a Perfect Circle On a Table Saw
Speed Square
Power Drills
Electric Air Compressor


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    1. Brad you are so correct. Elisha has the perfect mix of brilliant information and labelled images. Now my wife and I's go to!!

      It is refreshing to see a blog that is so different to the norm, keep it up Elisha :D

  2. Without stuff in your air tools, parts can break. Period. you want to properly oil your air tools to confirm moving elements will move while not excess friction. Over-oiling can even produce a sludge at intervals the tool which will slow it down.

  3. Excellent info here, I am currently doing some research and found exactly what I was looing for.

  4. My wife rarely uses power tools before because she felt it was complicated. But reading female DIY woodworkers somehow inspired her that it can be done! Thanks for sharing this.

    1. Thanks Tom! It totally makes my day to hear that! It takes a little practice, but almost anyone can learn how to build some awesome things and wield power tools like a pro. Tell your wife she's awesome!

    2. As a girl, i have to agree. Totally inspiring! We can do some serious work too!!


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