Jerri Mcmahon Harbor Freight October 05th, 2019 - 03:55:26
Unfortunately these stores don't have all the tools needed for a proper hardwood floor repair. A few exceptions or ones a novice can handle may include fixing squeaky floors with ring shank nails or using putty or colored stain pens to repair scratches. Another may be fixing glued floors that have lost their adhesive bond. The tool of choice here is a glue injection kit, but you will not find them at the big orange or blue stores.
The best (smoothest) finish should be obtained by applying a good color coat first. After that has dried well you can polish out any irregularities with fine grit sand paper (2000, 3200, something of that order.). If additional coats are needed you can apply them lightly afterwards. I would wait for clear coat until the finish is blemish free. If you are using gloss paint for the color coats make sure that the coats are thoroughly dry between coats. Sometimes that might take a day or two. A trick that a friend uses for his funny car models is to use finger nail polish as it dries very smooth.
Take it step by step and focus on one thing at a time. After all, you are doing this for fun! There is no need to rush; explore the techniques and information at your leisure. Watch their free video on how to mix your paints. Order a quick change brush and begin to think about your compressor. While you do this, you can watch some of the videos on that site to see what's possible with these tools! Soon you will know what area you are most interested in focusing on.
Mail Order - This is the oldest division of this company. This division was established when the company acquired several mail order companies in the tool and equipment enterprise. The mail order began with employees sending catalogues to random addresses. The outcome of this experiment was overwhelming, the order began to flood and the company then introduced its very first mail order catalogue. At present, customers can purchase through the catalogue or through the company's official website.
Every homeowner should have tools available to use whenever they need them. Unexpected repairs can happen and if you have your own tools and the equipment to use them, you can save money. Homeowners can also have a sense of pride in knowing they can repair their own homes. A wise investment for any homeowner is to have a central pneumatic air compressor to power their air tools.
Misc small tools: Drill motors at least one, you will drill hundreds if not thousands of holes, but seldom will you need the 1/2 chuck and big power, besides those drills are heavy. one cordless drill is nice to have 18 volt nothing smaller, and a couple spare batteries. Jig saw and finish sanders, just about any will do but get the best your budget will allow. one good random obit sander is a must, sticky back or hook and loop, I've used them both and don't have a favorite.