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This post is sponsored by The Home Depot as a part of The Home Depot’s ProSpective Campaign. THD provided the DeWalt Compressor used in this post.
One of our new tools is the DeWalt Cordless Compressor. Rather than just review the tool, we wanted to show you a real life project on how you can use it. Our favorite use for a compressor is for upholstering with a pneumatic stapler. Using this type of stapler takes all the effort out of upholstering. I find it very difficult to use a standard manual upholstery stapler. The electric ones I've used have not been able to drive the staples in completely.
A pneumatic stapler with a compressor saves your hands and efficiently drives the staples into the fabric down into the wood. This is the only method I'd use to upholster now and in the future!
We were very impressed with the new DeWalt Cordless Compressor. It filled quickly with air, it was as easy as turning a knob to set the output force, and refilled quickly. It is loud, but not any louder than others we've used. Hearing protection is a must as far as we are concerned.
The project we decided to make is a folding screen. I decided on this after I observed my yoga ball and mat are always in plain sight when not in use. I thought with a screen, I could place these in a corner with the screen in front and not have to look at them during the week! Bonus, I found a piece of mid-century looking vinyl for the screen that has jumpstarted the redecorating of my bedroom.
I love the way this turned out and want to make more! The most challenging part of this project was figuring out how to position the hinges so the screen would fold correctly. Thankfully Steph has a screen at her house and we were able to use that one as a visual aid in helping with the hinge situation. Getting the placement of the hinges and screwing them in is definitely a two-person operation. Draft a buddy to help with this.
Where do you need a screen in your house? Let us know in the comments below!
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FYI: We are not professionals, and we don’t claim to be. This is what we found worked for our project. Yours may need a little different approach. Safety first!
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