David Yeoman

I'm a technical writer who writes in-depth articles for readers wanting uncomplicated explanations for creative topics made difficult by industry jargon. I'm a woodworker, metalworker, landscape photographer, writer, Python and PostgreSQL programmer, and pilot. Freelance after 42 years in the corporate world, I have an MBA in Technology.

David Yeoman

Whether you’re a professional contractor or a passionate DIYer, you need a reliable and robust drill to help you with your projects. You already know DeWalt and Milwaukee are the biggest players in the field, so which one should you choose? Milwaukee is generally a better choice than DeWalt. Even though many professionals have historically …

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Milwaukee is a well-established brand with a reputation for excellent quality but it’s also famous for its high prices. With Milwaukee’s growing popularity, people have been wondering whether it’s indeed as good as it is marketed and why its prices seem so high above the market’s average.  Milwaukee tools are so expensive because the brand …

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It’s no secret that Ryobi and Black and Decker are two of the most popular names in power tools. These brands are known for their quality, durability, and innovative designs. But between Ryobi and Black and Decker, which is the better buy? Between Ryobi and Black and Decker, Ryobi is the better buy. They offer …

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Whether you’re trying to hang a picture frame or build a deck, there’s a power tool for the job. And when it comes to power tools, Husky and Craftsman stand out. So which one is better? Husky and Craftsman are two of the most popular power tool brands. They boast a wide range of high-quality …

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Kobalt is a reasonably well-known brand in North America. Even though it has a relatively short history in the industry (compared to other high-profile companies), throughout its decades of service, Kobalt has created a loyal customer base that stands by its products and their quality. Therefore, this article is for you if you’re looking to …

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Ryobi is a relatively popular brand for power tools and outdoor tools, but there are also a lot of mixed reviews. Some people love the equipment and claim they work great, whereas others are disappointed with the quality and the appearance and want something more professional. So which is it really; are Ryobi tools good? …

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The whitewashing technique can breathe new life into old pieces of furniture. As a simple DIY task, it’s quickly done at home without any special tools or expensive equipment, making it an excellent project for a novice DIY-er. Whitewashing might be the best way to do it if you’ve got an old piece of furniture …

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Walnut wood is revered for its stability, durability, workability, beauty, versatility, good shock resistance, and acceptable bending qualities. As such, it’s the go-to lumber for carvings, flooring, gunstocks, furniture, and wood veneers. But do these qualities and uses justify walnut wood’s sky-high prices? Walnut wood is so expensive because it is scarcer to find than …

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