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  • How to Use a Power Planer

    This article shows you how to get the most out of your power planer. Use it for leveling joists, making stubborn doors close easily and for…

  • How to Use an Angle Grinder

    Learn to use an angle grinder to cut tile, mortar and pavers; make quick work of rust and loose paint removal; sharpen blades and cut or grind…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Battery Powered Lawn Mower and Other Cordless Yard Tools: What You Need to Know

    Cordless yard tools have always been far more convenient than corded or gas models. But early models didn’t always deliver on performance. Some…

  • Repair & Rebuild Your Own Chainsaw: DIY Front End Rebuild

    Keeping your chain saw’s bar, chain and drive sprocket in tip-top shape involves more than regular chain sharpening and re-tensioning. Even with…

  • Rent Outdoor Power Equipment and Save Money

    Save money and back strain by renting a boom lift, trencher, power posthole digger, stump grinder brush cutter and other big tools that solve…

  • Oscillating Tool Reviews

    Every DIYer should have an oscillating tool — but which model is right for you? Read these reviews from our editors to get the low down on…

  • Using a Power Auger

    If you're planning a project that requires lots of postholes, a power auger will speed up the process. But if you think it'll make digging holes…

  • Cordless Tools Buyers Guide

    Learn how to get your money’s worth from your next cordless tool purchase in this buyer’s guide. Veteran pros and our field editors share their…

  • Chain Saw Safety

    A chain saw is one of the most versatile tools you can own, but it cuts both wood and flesh equally well. Before you cut up a fallen tree, learn…

  • Building a Drum Sander Table

    Improvise a low-cost drum sander using your drill press and a custom sanding table with dust collection. Build it in an hour from scrap wood.

  • Benefits of a Track Saw

    Track saws make long, precise cuts faster and better than table saws and circular saws. They are light and portable, don't need clamps and set…

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