Thursday, December 10, 2020

Black Diamonds On Your Measuring Tape?

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I never gave much thought as to what the black diamond markings represent on a metal measuring tape. Then again unless you are an experienced builder you would have little need for their use. The black diamonds or triangles positioned every 19 3/16” on metal tape measures are for spacing are utilized to help speed up the correctly spacing of floor trusses for a 4×8 T and G sub-floor with a span rating of 20” o.c.
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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Craftsman Hand Tools

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Craftsman tools made their debut in 1927 manufactured by various other companies for Sears and several other retailers. In 2017 Stanley Black & Decker acquired the Craftsman brand. Craftsman tools are an excellent alternative to many higher priced tool brands.

Craftsman 17 Piece Screwdriver Set

Just about everyone has a screwdriver or two on a shelf in the garage or in a kitchen drawer, but how many times have you needed that screwdriver and found out that the one you have is not capable of doing the job? Owning a full set of screwdrivers is an inexpensive way to eliminate the frustration of not having the right tool for the job at hand. A full set of different sized screwdrivers is a must have for any professional's toolbox. It's also an invaluable addition to any professional's toolbox. This seventeen piece set features enough sizes to handle many different jobs where you need to tighten or loosen screws.

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Craftsman 17 Piece Screwdriver Set


Craftsman 52 Piece Combination Wrench Set

This combination wrench set by Craftsman tools includes all the wrench sizes you may need for most job applications. Included in the set are 32 standard combination wrenches and 20 midget wrenches in both SAE and metric sizes. Manufactured from alloy steel, these wrenches are tough enough to tackle just about any job. A decent combination wrench set is a must have for any toolbox.

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Craftsman 52 Piece Combination Wrench Set



Craftsman 3 Piece Adjustable Wrench Set

This three piece adjustable wrench set provides you with the ability to perform a wide array of jobs around the home, on the job or in your workshop. Each of these wrenches feature a tapered head, which will help you move around inside tight spots. Set includes Includes 6", 8" and 10" adjustable wrenches. A welcome addition to any tool box.

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Craftsman 3 Piece Adjustable Wrench Set



Craftsman 6 Drawer Heavy Duty Tool Chest

An affordable tool storage solution for your home or work place for all of your hand tools. Three full sized drawers and three split drawers with ball bearing drawer slides for designed for smooth operation. Drawers have a capacity of 75 pounds providing you with plenty of tool storage space. A single lock with a turn of a key locks all drawers at once. Aluminum drawer pulls are located the entire length of each drawer for easy opening. Recessed side handles make it easy to move from one location to another. Fits neatly on most bottom tool chests or roller cabinets. Chest size is 26" wide, 12" deep and 15.25" tall.

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Affordable Tool Storage Solution



Craftsman Ultimate Easy Read Socket Set

Now you can comfortably tackle just about any mechanical job with the Craftsman ultimate 299 piece socket set featuring easy to read size markings for easy size identification. This set includes metric and SAE sockets with 1/4", 3/8", and 1/2" drive sizes in both regular and deep lengths for easy access for all of those hard to reach locations. Ratchets and extensions are not included.

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Craftsman Ultimate Easy Read Socket Set



Craftsman 350 Lumens LED Flashlight

A good compact and easy to store flashlight is A welcome addition for any toolbox as well as emergency uses. This Craftsman LED flashlight features a six inch long waterproof high strength aluminum body with an anti-slip finish and provides you with three different lighting modes fit your various needs. Powered by 3 AA batteries and a burn time up to six hours and priced at well under twenty dollars.

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Craftsman Compact 350 Lumens LED Flashlight
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