The common types of wire splices are the Western Union splice, tap splice, staggered splice, fixture splice and rat-tail joint splice. Splices are used to connect two wires for the purpose of carrying either electrical c... More »

Electrical wires must first be stripped, then twisted together and covered with a wire nut in a junction box in order to be spliced together properly, according to Home Depot. Splicing joins two or more electrical wires ... More »

A duplex wire splice is used to join wires in parallel. This allows the wires to connect to other networks. Wire splices are used in countless electrical home repair and other projects. More »

Some common types of snow-plowing equipment include handheld shovels, brooms and gasoline- and electric-powered snow-plowing equipment, as well as trucks, tractors and earth-moving machines. Sometimes gondola cars serve ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

The most common types of airless paint sprayers are piston and diaphragm pumps, powered by electricity or gasoline to pump paint mechanically into a spray gun and through the spray tip, which atomizes it into spray. The ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

Stanley Plane parts include scrapers and spokeshaves, cutters, blades and irons, as well as caps and screws. These parts vary depending on the type of plane, such as bench plane, block plane, rabbet plane, router or comb... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

Some recommended kinds of propane soldering torches include the Smith Little Torch, MECO Midget Torch and the Hoke Torch, according to These torches are commonly used for making jewelry. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools