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Small gas engine can be used in lawn and garden equipment, chain saws, generators, RC plane, RC boat and motor bikes. Whether your engine was made by Briggs & Stratton, Tecumseh, Eaton, Fairbanks-Morse, DLE or any other brand manufacturer, it's necessary to learn about how to maintain your small gas engines. So it can be use for longer time. Especially when winter comes, aircraft models are merely stop to fly due to the environment.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

Sometimes, new beginner may overlook the maintenance job until they find their engine is not work nicely as before. Now, let's learn about the important things step by step.

First, make sure that the bearing works well. Remove your engine from machine, and clean it up by alcohol or kerosene. Drop 2-3 after run oil especially on these very places respectively: Rotor, Muffler, and Choke. Switch the starting motor for several circles to make sure it well oiled. The smooth can keep for nearly half-year. One thing to note is that do not use other solvent like gasoline for they are easy to get corroded.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).

Then keep it sealed until you use it again.

Handling your own small gas engine maintenance or repair is really money-saving. Master mechanic Paul K. Dempsey had more professional methods in his book Small Gas Engine Repair.

Completely revised and updated and offering a step-by-step approach, his book covers problems like how to repair and maintain a small gas engine and get professional results while saving money. This in-depth guide includes the latest in small engine technology and gives much up-to-date information on overhead valve and overhead cam engines, carbonation advances, digital ignition systems, and more. It explains how to troubleshoot and repair both two and four-cycle engines. The book also reveals the shortcuts, field fixes, and other tricks of the trade that only working mechanics know. New information on float-type and diaphragm carburetors The latest ignition systems, together with advances in pollution-control devices.

If you have further interest, this book is really worth reading. Or you can experience more by your own practices. Anyway, keep your small engines shine is always better for your machine.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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