A copper tubing flaring tool is easy to use. Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates the simple steps to make perfect fittings. Soft copper is used in most homes because it can make bends without kinks. When you have to connect a copper tube to another tube, the copper tube must be flared for the fittings. A flaring tool is easy to use. Once you connect the flared copper tubing to the connecting tube, it will not leak. Watch this AsktheBuilder.com video for more details.