Choosing a Staple Gun for Your Project

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 14, 2020 10:35:48 AM

Choosing the right staple gun for your project can be daunting, more so, if you’re unfamiliar with the breadth of styles available. Knowing the ins and outs of stapling options can ensure you’re working as effectively and efficiently as possible. The following tips will help you decide on the type of staple gun that suits your project.


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Topics: pneumatic staplers, Staples




Ring in the New Year with a Pneumatic Hog Ringer

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 29, 2018 9:28:00 AM

If you don’t have “own a Pneumatic Hog Ringer” on your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions, then you are missing out. Hog ringers, also known as C-ringers, are an extremely useful tool when it comes to certain applications. If you aren’t really sure when you would need one, here is a list of resolutions you might have in the coming year for which a hog ringer would be the perfect tool!


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Topics: Staples




What the Heck is a Hog Ringer?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 1, 2018 10:55:05 AM

There are plenty of options when it comes to construction fasteners. Most can be simply divided into three categories: a nail, screw, or staple. The hog ring is something a little different.


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Topics: Staples




How Do I Know if I Need a Pneumatic Stapling System

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM

There are many tools you can use for any given job. But, often times, there is a specific tool that will be best suited for the task. When it comes to staplers, you can choose from manual, electric, and pneumatic. Pneumatics function in a unique way and have both pros and cons.


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Topics: Staples




Udder Failures: 5 Common Mistakes in Cattle Fencing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 12, 2018 4:21:00 PM

Whether you're new to the cattle ranch, or a seasoned veteran there is always a way to improve your fencing. Here are five best practices to use when installing cattle fences:


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Topics: Build Livestock Fences, Fence Staples, Fence Stapler, Staples




Simple Solutions to Complex Carpentry Finishing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 24, 2018 1:06:00 PM

Ask any seasoned carpenter with an appreciation for their craft, and they will tell you that there is an art to carpentry finishing.  It requires a great eye for detail and specific skills that have been honed over years of project work.  Once a reputation for remarkable work and craftsmanship has been established, an experienced finish carpenter can be in high demand.  Knowing which tools and materials to use to achieve a perfectly completed look is an integral part of this master craftsman’s skillset.


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Topics: Staples




5 Reasons to Repair Your Fence in Winter

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 7, 2017 4:23:28 PM

Winter is clearly the time to move your work indoors, right? Not necessarily! If you’re building structures that live outdoors, like fences, there’s no wrong time (as long as it’s not overly rainy or snowy). We’re not proposing you try to dig post holes while the ground is solid ice. There are plenty of winter weeks with mild temps. Here are five compelling reasons it’s a great idea to do fence work in winter. 


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Topics: Fence Staples, Fence Stapler, Staples




Things You'll Miss When Using Composite Decking and a Hidden Fastening System

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 14, 2017 4:11:11 PM

People have been building decks for hundreds of years. There is something to be said about not reinventing the wheel. While trends towards using composite decking and hidden fasteners have been growing, we wanted to take a minute to remind you what you’ll miss out on by omitting traditional deck construction methods.


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Topics: Construction Fasteners, fasteners, Staples




How to Prevent Mother Nature from Wrecking Your Construction

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 8, 2017 12:52:15 PM

In a perfect world, the only thing impacting the life of our construction work would be the quality of the workmanship. But in the real world we have to account for the wear and tear that Mother Nature will inflict upon our work, and the people inside it. Here are a few smart ways to prevent the forces of nature from destroying your hard work.


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Topics: Construction Fasteners, fasteners, Staples




Labor Day Weekend Warrior - Quick Fixes in Your Outdoor Living Space

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 31, 2017 1:55:43 PM

Holiday weekends are the calendar year’s greatest gift to homeowners. With an extra day added to the roster, the possibilities are limitless. This Labor Day weekend, tackle a project that never seems to fit into the standard Friday-Sunday timeline, and still have time for a family BBQ or two.


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Topics: Fencing, Deck, fasteners, Building Furniture, Staples





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