Howtoons: Recognize the 6 Most Common Types of Pliers

Howtoons: Recognize the 6 Most Common Types of Pliers

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Just as there are different saws or screwdrivers for different jobs, pliers also come in a wide variety of styles. Using the right pair of pliers is important for efficiency and safety — and for treating your tools right. You might cause damage to your tool by using the wrong pair. From combination pliers to side cutters, there is a pair of pliers for any job where you need to clamp, grip, cut, or twist.

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What happens when you take a comic book artist, an inventor, and a toy designer? You get Howtoons. Our mission is to provide engaging content that teaches kids how to build things, combining instructions with storytelling. Howtoons has a foundation of science and engineering education, inspiring creativity through art and imagination.

The primary contributors to Howtoons are Nick Dragotta(comic artist), Saul Griffith(inventor), Ingrid Dragotta(toy designer), and Joost Bonsen(the big kid).

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