2×4 Studs Made of Metal vs. Wood – What’s Better for Framing?


For the last century, contractors have used traditional wood studs and metals with high gauges for framing load-bearing walls. The price, construction, along availability of labor usually decide whether a contractor uses wood studs or metal. While both of them can be a great option based on the specific construction requirements there are differences between … Read more

What is an Expansive Bit – What is it Used For?

Put simply, an expansive drill bit is a tool used to bore holes of different widths into variable materials. The bits themselves are created with cutters that are adjustable. This means that they can be expanded or retracted depending on the need. This allows for one bit to do the job of several, saving time … Read more

What is Brad Point Drill Bit Used for?

Also known as a wood bit, a brad point bit is designed to bore neatly through the wood. While standard twist bits may not drill accurately, especially at the beginning when it skates across the surface of the wood, the brad-point is quite accurate and smooth. The brad point itself consists of a sharp point … Read more

What is an Auger Bit – What is it Used for?

For many who look at an auger bit, it may seem like just another drill bit for making holes in the wood. But there is a significant difference both in design and function that makes an auger bit unique. An auger bit is a spiral-shaped design drill bit that allows it to drill deep into … Read more

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