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Sanding Wood Part1: Sanding Tips

Do you think sanding is a brain dead job and you hate it? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, does too. He will share some tips with you to make sanding wood quicker and less boring. Watch Video »

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  1. Sanding Wood Part1: Sanding Tips

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1746 views

    Do you think sanding is a brain dead job and you hate it? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, does too. He will share some tips with you to make sanding wood quicker and less boring.

  2. Sanding Wood Part2: Random Orbital Vs Orbital Sanders

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1620 views

    Ever wondered what the difference between a random orbital sander and an orbital sander? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will tell you the differences in the two and which one you should buy.

  3. Sanding Wood Part3: The Pencil Trick

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1838 views

    Did you know that a pencil is a great sanding partner? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how a pencil can make the sanding part of a woodworking project quicker and turn out perfect every time.

  4. Sanding Wood Part4: Sand Narrow Wood Faster

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    395 views

    Do you have several pieces of narrow wood to sand and think it will take forever? Think again. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you a method to sand these narrow pieces very quickly and without rounding the edges.

  5. Sanding Wood Part5: Choose the Right Grit

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    367 views

    Ever wonder what grit sandpaper you should end with on your woodworking projects? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will share with you how to determine what grit sandpaper you need to end with, for the different types of wood, so you are not over sanding.

  6. Sanding Wood Part6: Dust Collection

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1920 views

    Another reason to use a random orbital sander – dust collection. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to secure your shop vacuum to your sander where it wont fall off while you are sanding. Keeping the dust off your work piece will make your sander work more efficiently and keep your lungs dust-free.

  7. How to Install a Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2473 views

    Installing a toilet is a lot faster and cheaper than hiring a plumber. The Family Handyman editor, Les Zell, shows you how to install a toilet yourself and share tips to avoid mistakes and expensive service calls.

  8. Proper Way to Use Wire Nuts

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2538 views

    There are two schools of thought on connecting wires with wire nuts. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you the way that the wire nut manufacturers recommend. Let the wire nuts to the twisting for you.

  9. How to Get Rid of Mice

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3585 views

    Has your family mouser retired and is no longer interested in catching mice? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, shares some of his best tips for catching mice without a cat. He will show you where to place mousetraps to catch the most mice. Can you beat 41 catches in three weeks?

  10. How to Cut a Large Hole in Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1945 views

    Cutting large holes in tile, like for a shower valve, can be challenging. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to layout the hole and how to cut it with an angle grinder for a perfect fit. This technique will work with any type of tile or stone.

  11. Circular Saw Safety Tips

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    945 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will share tips that will keep you and your fingers safe when using a circular saw.

  12. Use a Plastic Liner to Keep a Clean Paint Bucket

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3507 views

    Want to avoid having to clean up your paint bucket when you are done painting? The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shows you how to paint and not have to clean out your paint bucket. This is a great time saver.

  13. How to Grout Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2616 views

    Grouting can make or break your tile job. The Family Handyman editor, Dean Sorem, shows you how to get a great looking tile job without any disasters. Once you have mastered these grouting techniques, you will get smooth, solid, clean-looking grout joints on all your tile jobs.

  14. How to Fix a Running Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    8326 views

    You don’t have to live with a running toilet or pay an expensive repair bill. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, shows you how to diagnose what is making your toilet run and how fix the problem using two tools, a screwdriver and pliers.

  15. Choosing the Best Circular Saw Blade

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1640 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, share some tips on how to choose the best circular saw blade for whatever job you are doing. After you watch this video you will be able cut wood, tile, brick, and even steel with your circular saw with the right blade.

  16. How to Cut Drywall

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    520 views

    Cutting drywall is easy and only requires a few tools. The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to cut drywall perfectly straight for a perfect fit every time. The better the installation, the easier it is to tape and mud.

  17. Self Stick Paint Shield

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3174 views

    Do you hate cleaning up after painting? The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, will show you how to use self-sticking plastic wrap to make clean up a breeze with this handy tip for neater and faster painting.

  18. Spray Painting Booth

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2121 views

    The biggest challenge of spray painting is controlling the overspray. The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shares what she uses for a spray booth when painting small projects. Don’t let overspray repaint your bike and helmet.

  19. How to Cut a Hole in Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3337 views

    If you are tiling a bathroom, you are sure to run into a pipe or two you have to cut holes for. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to layout the hole and how to cut it with a Brutus hole saw kit for a perfect fit.

  20. Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2243 views

    When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to splice in jumper wires to give you the slack you need.

  21. How to Connect Wires to Terminal Screws

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    4613 views

    Whether running wire to a switch or an outlet, you need to know the proper way to connect wires to the terminal screws. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you what color wire goes on each screw terminal.

  22. Use a Bent Coat Hanger to Keep Paint Cans Clean

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    5026 views

    Keep the sides of the paint can free of paint with a wire coat hanger. The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shows you how to use a wire coat hanger to remove the excess paint from your paintbrush, keeping the sides of the can paint-free.

  23. How to Hook Up a Trailer

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    41 views

    Don’t lose your $25,000 boat or worse yet, kill someone. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to hook up your trailer the right way, to keep your trailer attached to your vehicle.

  24. Replacing a 3-Way Switch

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3490 views

    All three-way switches have one screw that is a different color than the others. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will teach you how to replace a three-way switch and share a tip to make this job a piece of cake.

  25. How to Change a Circular Saw Blade

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1066 views

    Is your circular saw blade dull? The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, tells you the signs of a dull saw blade and how to change the blade on your circular saw.

  26. Custom Garage Storage

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3744 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you the features that make this garage storage system truly adaptable and unique. With this system you will be able to change it up to store all your stuff easily.

  27. How to Cut a Hole in Drywall

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    325 views

    If you have a small drywall job to do, there is no need to buy or rent a rotary tool to cut around electrical boxes. The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to layout the hole and cut it for a professional fit.

  28. How to Drill a Hole in Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1204 views

    Mounting towel bars, shower doors and other bathroom accessories often require drilling holes in tile. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to use a Brutus drill bit kit to drill holes in tile without cracking the tile. Get a perfect worry-free hole every time.

  29. DIY Floating Shelves

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    4509 views

    These shelves appear to float against the wall with no visible supports. The Family Handyman editor, David Radke, will show you how to build these shelves easily from 36 inch, hollow core bi-fold doors. This project may look complicated, but it’s not.

  30. When to Replace Trailer Tires

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    469 views

    You see trailers broken down on the side of the road all the time. Don’t let that happen to you. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat will show you how to prevent tire failure on your trailer, unless you run through a patch of nails.

  31. How to Use a Circular Saw

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3741 views

    If you've never used a circular saw, The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton will get you started. He will show you how to adjust the depth and set the bevel angle. These two adjustments will allow you to make any number of straight and bevel cuts.

  32. How to Buy the Right Ball Mount For Safe Towing

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    245 views

    In order to tow a trailer safely, the tongue must be level with the road. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to determine which ball mount you need to buy to match up your vehicle to your trailer for safer towing.

  33. How to Remove a Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3165 views

    If you’ve never pulled a toilet, don’t worry it’s very simple. You can remove it yourself in about 15 minutes. The Family Handyman editor, Les Zell, shows you how to remove a toilet and tells you what you need to check before you install a new toilet.

  34. How to Apply Edge Banding

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    219 views

    The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Gary Wentz, will show you how to apply iron-on edge banding. It’s the easiest way to cover plywood edges and it makes inexpensive plywood look like solid wood.

  35. How to Glue Biscuit Joints

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    107 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Ken Collier, shows you how to glue and clamp biscuit joints for a strong and nearly invisible joint.

  36. How to Measure Tire Tread

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    146 views

    The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to measure tire tread on your vehicle so you'll know when you need to replace your tires.

  37. How to Recharge Your AC

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    65 views

    The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to recharge your car's air conditioner. After watching this video, you'll have ice cold air blowing through your vents once again.

  38. How to Sharpen a Router Bit

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    537 views

    If you router bit isn't cutting as cleanly as it used to, this video is for you. You don't need to go buy a new one because The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Gary Wentz, will show you sharpen your dull router bit.

  39. How to Mark a Board

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    842 views

    The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to properly mark a board before cutting it on a miter saw.

  40. How to Use a Tape Measure

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    159 views

    You can use a tape measure for more than just measuring. The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Travis Larson will show you clever ways to use a tape measure to save time on your next project.

  41. How to Organize Your Pantry

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1828 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, will show you a quick and easy way to organize canned goods in your kitchen pantry. This simple project utilizes wire shelving.

  42. How to Check Transmission Fluid

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    113 views

    The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to check your transmission fluid to prevent damage to your transmission. Make sure you are not driving around with low transmission fluid.

  43. How to Make a T-Joint With a Biscuit Joiner

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    188 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Ken Collier, shows you how to make a T-joint for shelves in bookcases or cabinets. This basic technique will give you strong, reliable shelves. The best part? It's easy to do.

  44. How to Test and Replace a PCV Valve

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    145 views

    What is a PCV valve? Do I really need to change it? The Family Handyman automotive repair expert, Rick Muscoplat, will tell you what a positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve does, how to test it, and, if needed, how to replace it.

  45. How to Make a DIY Spice Rack

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1493 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick shows you a new use for a curtain rod. This simple project uses a curtain rod to organize your spices to give you more room in your kitchen cabinets.

  46. How to Set Up a Stop Block for Your Miter Saw

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    540 views

    If you have several identical cuts to make, a stop block will make it go a lot quicker. The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to set up a stop block for your miter saw to save you time.

  47. How to Build a Miter Saw Table

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1621 views

    The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to get more efficient use out of your miter saw by building your own miter saw table.

  48. Edge Gluing Boards

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    296 views

    The Family Handyman Editor-in-Chief, Ken Collier, will show you how to edge glue boards. This basic woodworking skill will help you in many different woodworking projects. All you need are boards you want to join, clamps, glue and wax paper.

  49. How to Cut Plywood

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    563 views

    The Family Handyman DIY expert, Spike Carlsen, will show you how to cut construction grade plywood and finish grade plywood with a circular saw. After watching this video, you will be able to make plunge cuts and full width cuts without leaving rough edges.

  50. How to Change Windshield Wipers

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    86 views

    The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change your windshield wiper blades in less than five minutes.

  1. How to Fix a Running Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    8326 views

    You don’t have to live with a running toilet or pay an expensive repair bill. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, shows you how to diagnose what is making your toilet run and how fix the problem using two tools, a screwdriver and pliers.

  2. Use a Bent Coat Hanger to Keep Paint Cans Clean

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    5026 views

    Keep the sides of the paint can free of paint with a wire coat hanger. The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shows you how to use a wire coat hanger to remove the excess paint from your paintbrush, keeping the sides of the can paint-free.

  3. How to Connect Wires to Terminal Screws

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    4613 views

    Whether running wire to a switch or an outlet, you need to know the proper way to connect wires to the terminal screws. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you what color wire goes on each screw terminal.

  4. DIY Floating Shelves

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    4509 views

    These shelves appear to float against the wall with no visible supports. The Family Handyman editor, David Radke, will show you how to build these shelves easily from 36 inch, hollow core bi-fold doors. This project may look complicated, but it’s not.

  5. Custom Garage Storage

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3744 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you the features that make this garage storage system truly adaptable and unique. With this system you will be able to change it up to store all your stuff easily.

  6. How to Use a Circular Saw

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3741 views

    If you've never used a circular saw, The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton will get you started. He will show you how to adjust the depth and set the bevel angle. These two adjustments will allow you to make any number of straight and bevel cuts.

  7. How to Get Rid of Mice

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3585 views

    Has your family mouser retired and is no longer interested in catching mice? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, shares some of his best tips for catching mice without a cat. He will show you where to place mousetraps to catch the most mice. Can you beat 41 catches in three weeks?

  8. Use a Plastic Liner to Keep a Clean Paint Bucket

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3507 views

    Want to avoid having to clean up your paint bucket when you are done painting? The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shows you how to paint and not have to clean out your paint bucket. This is a great time saver.

  9. Replacing a 3-Way Switch

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3490 views

    All three-way switches have one screw that is a different color than the others. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will teach you how to replace a three-way switch and share a tip to make this job a piece of cake.

  10. How to Cut a Hole in Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3337 views

    If you are tiling a bathroom, you are sure to run into a pipe or two you have to cut holes for. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to layout the hole and how to cut it with a Brutus hole saw kit for a perfect fit.

  11. Self Stick Paint Shield

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3174 views

    Do you hate cleaning up after painting? The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, will show you how to use self-sticking plastic wrap to make clean up a breeze with this handy tip for neater and faster painting.

  12. How to Remove a Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3165 views

    If you’ve never pulled a toilet, don’t worry it’s very simple. You can remove it yourself in about 15 minutes. The Family Handyman editor, Les Zell, shows you how to remove a toilet and tells you what you need to check before you install a new toilet.

  13. How to Grout Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2616 views

    Grouting can make or break your tile job. The Family Handyman editor, Dean Sorem, shows you how to get a great looking tile job without any disasters. Once you have mastered these grouting techniques, you will get smooth, solid, clean-looking grout joints on all your tile jobs.

  14. Proper Way to Use Wire Nuts

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2538 views

    There are two schools of thought on connecting wires with wire nuts. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you the way that the wire nut manufacturers recommend. Let the wire nuts to the twisting for you.

  15. How to Install a Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2473 views

    Installing a toilet is a lot faster and cheaper than hiring a plumber. The Family Handyman editor, Les Zell, shows you how to install a toilet yourself and share tips to avoid mistakes and expensive service calls.

  16. Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2243 views

    When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to splice in jumper wires to give you the slack you need.

  17. Spray Painting Booth

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2121 views

    The biggest challenge of spray painting is controlling the overspray. The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shares what she uses for a spray booth when painting small projects. Don’t let overspray repaint your bike and helmet.

  18. How to Cut a Large Hole in Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1945 views

    Cutting large holes in tile, like for a shower valve, can be challenging. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to layout the hole and how to cut it with an angle grinder for a perfect fit. This technique will work with any type of tile or stone.

  19. Sanding Wood Part6: Dust Collection

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1920 views

    Another reason to use a random orbital sander – dust collection. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to secure your shop vacuum to your sander where it wont fall off while you are sanding. Keeping the dust off your work piece will make your sander work more efficiently and keep your lungs dust-free.

  20. Closet Organization Tips

    Source:AskTheDecorator

    1844 views

    Closet organization can be easy with the right strategy, and to discover where to start when organizing a closet, Meghan Carter of http://www.AsktheDecorator.com visited professional organizer Cynthia Ivie.

  21. Sanding Wood Part3: The Pencil Trick

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1838 views

    Did you know that a pencil is a great sanding partner? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how a pencil can make the sanding part of a woodworking project quicker and turn out perfect every time.

  22. How to Organize Your Pantry

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1828 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, will show you a quick and easy way to organize canned goods in your kitchen pantry. This simple project utilizes wire shelving.

  23. Sanding Wood Part1: Sanding Tips

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1746 views

    Do you think sanding is a brain dead job and you hate it? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, does too. He will share some tips with you to make sanding wood quicker and less boring.

  24. How to Clean a Brick Patio

    Source:AskTheBuilder

    1720 views

    Cleaning a brick patio can make a big difference in the look of your backyard. This AsktheBuilder.com video shows you how to use oxygenated bleach to make quick work of brick cleaning projects and other patio cleaning jobs.

  25. Choosing the Best Circular Saw Blade

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1640 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, share some tips on how to choose the best circular saw blade for whatever job you are doing. After you watch this video you will be able cut wood, tile, brick, and even steel with your circular saw with the right blade.

  26. How to Build a Miter Saw Table

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1621 views

    The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to get more efficient use out of your miter saw by building your own miter saw table.

  27. Sanding Wood Part2: Random Orbital Vs Orbital Sanders

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1620 views

    Ever wondered what the difference between a random orbital sander and an orbital sander? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will tell you the differences in the two and which one you should buy.

  28. How to Make a DIY Spice Rack

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1493 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick shows you a new use for a curtain rod. This simple project uses a curtain rod to organize your spices to give you more room in your kitchen cabinets.

  29. Sanding Wood Part4: Sand Narrow Wood Faster

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    395 views

    Do you have several pieces of narrow wood to sand and think it will take forever? Think again. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you a method to sand these narrow pieces very quickly and without rounding the edges.

  30. Sanding Wood Part5: Choose the Right Grit

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    367 views

    Ever wonder what grit sandpaper you should end with on your woodworking projects? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will share with you how to determine what grit sandpaper you need to end with, for the different types of wood, so you are not over sanding.

  1. Sanding Wood Part1: Sanding Tips

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1746 views

    Do you think sanding is a brain dead job and you hate it? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, does too. He will share some tips with you to make sanding wood quicker and less boring.

  2. Sanding Wood Part2: Random Orbital Vs Orbital Sanders

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1620 views

    Ever wondered what the difference between a random orbital sander and an orbital sander? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will tell you the differences in the two and which one you should buy.

  3. Sanding Wood Part3: The Pencil Trick

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1838 views

    Did you know that a pencil is a great sanding partner? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how a pencil can make the sanding part of a woodworking project quicker and turn out perfect every time.

  4. Sanding Wood Part4: Sand Narrow Wood Faster

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    395 views

    Do you have several pieces of narrow wood to sand and think it will take forever? Think again. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you a method to sand these narrow pieces very quickly and without rounding the edges.

  5. Sanding Wood Part5: Choose the Right Grit

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    367 views

    Ever wonder what grit sandpaper you should end with on your woodworking projects? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will share with you how to determine what grit sandpaper you need to end with, for the different types of wood, so you are not over sanding.

  6. Sanding Wood Part6: Dust Collection

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1920 views

    Another reason to use a random orbital sander – dust collection. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to secure your shop vacuum to your sander where it wont fall off while you are sanding. Keeping the dust off your work piece will make your sander work more efficiently and keep your lungs dust-free.

  7. How to Cut a Large Hole in Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1945 views

    Cutting large holes in tile, like for a shower valve, can be challenging. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to layout the hole and how to cut it with an angle grinder for a perfect fit. This technique will work with any type of tile or stone.

  8. How to Install a Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2473 views

    Installing a toilet is a lot faster and cheaper than hiring a plumber. The Family Handyman editor, Les Zell, shows you how to install a toilet yourself and share tips to avoid mistakes and expensive service calls.

  9. Circular Saw Safety Tips

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    945 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will share tips that will keep you and your fingers safe when using a circular saw.

  10. Proper Way to Use Wire Nuts

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2538 views

    There are two schools of thought on connecting wires with wire nuts. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you the way that the wire nut manufacturers recommend. Let the wire nuts to the twisting for you.

  11. How to Get Rid of Mice

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3585 views

    Has your family mouser retired and is no longer interested in catching mice? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, shares some of his best tips for catching mice without a cat. He will show you where to place mousetraps to catch the most mice. Can you beat 41 catches in three weeks?

  12. Choosing the Best Circular Saw Blade

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    1640 views

    The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, share some tips on how to choose the best circular saw blade for whatever job you are doing. After you watch this video you will be able cut wood, tile, brick, and even steel with your circular saw with the right blade.

  13. Use a Plastic Liner to Keep a Clean Paint Bucket

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3507 views

    Want to avoid having to clean up your paint bucket when you are done painting? The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shows you how to paint and not have to clean out your paint bucket. This is a great time saver.

  14. How to Grout Tile

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2616 views

    Grouting can make or break your tile job. The Family Handyman editor, Dean Sorem, shows you how to get a great looking tile job without any disasters. Once you have mastered these grouting techniques, you will get smooth, solid, clean-looking grout joints on all your tile jobs.

  15. How to Fix a Running Toilet

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    8326 views

    You don’t have to live with a running toilet or pay an expensive repair bill. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, shows you how to diagnose what is making your toilet run and how fix the problem using two tools, a screwdriver and pliers.

  16. Self Stick Paint Shield

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3174 views

    Do you hate cleaning up after painting? The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, will show you how to use self-sticking plastic wrap to make clean up a breeze with this handy tip for neater and faster painting.

  17. Spray Painting Booth

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2121 views

    The biggest challenge of spray painting is controlling the overspray. The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shares what she uses for a spray booth when painting small projects. Don’t let overspray repaint your bike and helmet.

  18. How to Cut Drywall

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    520 views

    Cutting drywall is easy and only requires a few tools. The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to cut drywall perfectly straight for a perfect fit every time. The better the installation, the easier it is to tape and mud.

  19. Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2243 views

    When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to splice in jumper wires to give you the slack you need.

  20. How to Cut a Hole in Tile

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    If you are tiling a bathroom, you are sure to run into a pipe or two you have to cut holes for. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to layout the hole and how to cut it with a Brutus hole saw kit for a perfect fit.

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