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Measuring and marking

Why Use Automatic Center Punches?

Punching your hole centers is an absolute essential for accurate drilling – it is one of the few ways of making sure the drill bit starts where you intend it to. Traditionally, this task has been achieved with a manual punch and a hammer, but there is a smarter alternative: an automatic center punch. With […]

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Feeler gauges – what are they, and what are they for

Feeler gauges are unassuming tools. They are small, all steel and unadorned, and probably the last thing you will notice in a tool box. If you have ever picked up a set, you may have wondered what such a collections of metal strips is really useful for? In this article, we are going to explain […]