Power Tools projects
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 Powder Actuated Tools
Powder actuated tools are the quickest, most efficient way to fire fasteners into concrete slabs and block walls. We'll show you how to use…
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Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain
Create a stone-lined garden pond, then carve a waterfall out of a block of stone using basic power and hand tools. The technique is simple, even…
Simple Rennie Mackintosh End Table Plans
Prized by collectors, Charles Rennie Mackintosh furniture is notable for its clean, elegant lines. This end table is a good example. Here's how…
How to Repair a Cut Power Tool Cord
Power tool cords that get accidentally cut or hacked can be permanently repaired in minutes with heat shrinkable tubing and a soldering gun.
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…
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…
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.