As I was doing some work to cut plywood for a garage project, I made a mistake and there was a pretty big spark. Somehow, my circular saw cord got caught up on itself and I sliced it right open. Amateur hour, right? I texted this photo over to my father-in-law and asked him if it was repairable and he said: yep! Easy fix. So, I stuck this saw in my car and the next time I head over there, I'll drop it off for him to repair. The good news is that I wasn't electrocuted. Between the GFI and the plastic handle, I didn't learn this lesson the hard way.
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Posted by Jake Parrillo on
My father-in-law gifted me this Sears Craftsman 8-function Multimeter for Christmas and I've just gotten around to unboxing it and finding it's permanent home in my shop. I wasn't quite sure what to do with a multimeter (or multi-meter as it is sometimes spelled), but Nat's Dad also sent along with CNET piece that explains all that this tool can do . Here's the list: 1. Test batteries 2. Check extension cords 3. Determine the life of lightbulbs 4. Identify the 'hot' wire 5. Find bad switches So...turns out, it wasn't all bird stuff at Christmas this year, right?!?