Tag Archives: Drill

Drill is hammered

When my father visited us last October, he bought me an SDS-Plus hammer drill to speed up the task of raking out mortar joints and removing tile cement from the floor. The drill proved useful, being much faster if rather more noisy than using a lump hammer, cold chisels and bolster chisels. However, it failed […]

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Brrr, brrr, brrr, slosh

No, I’m not cold. I’ve been cutting channels in the concrete floor to lay the new central heating pipes and, five minutes after putting the SDS drill down, I’m still vibratiing to the point that I’ve just sloshed coffee on the floor, on the steps and on the computer keyboard. My ears are still ringing, […]

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