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  1. Restore an Aluminum Snow Shovel

    Make the worn edge of an aluminum shovel straight and square again in about 15 minutes. You only need a jigsaw and a file or belt sander.

Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:

  1. Sharpening: How to Sharpen a Shovel

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    Sharpen your shovel or spade and make digging easier. You can do it in 10 minutes.

  2. Garage Storage Project: Shovel Rack

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    This compact rack is strong and simple to build. You can store shovels, rakes, a sledgehammer—any long-handled tools—conveniently up and out of the way.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Build an excellent snow shovel for your car - cheap and durable

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - featured

    Winter arrived together with the 'wrong kind of snow' :) - check this link for more details. If you have a car, I think it is mandatory to have on your car's trunk a small winter / snow kit including a snow shovel . That snow shovel must be light, durable, to have a good grip and to be cheap. All ...

  2. How to Choose the Right Shovel

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    FromRon Hazelton's Housecalls - Projects & Tips

    Not all shovels are created equal. There are really only three types of shovels that you'll use most often in your do-it-yourself gardening and landscape projects. The first is called a round point shovel . This shovel is best for digging through tough soil, digging holes, and removing larger ...

  3. Two-Man Shovel

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - featured

    For those of you who have spent the better part of a day shoveling, you will know how utterly exhausting it can be. This is a way to get those big digging projects done without a single back ache or blister: the two-man shovel . For more information about our other how-tos, visit our site ...

  4. Bob Vila Radio: Shovels

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    FromBobVila.com

    Picking the right shovel for the job saves time—and can save your back as well. Here are a few shovels you’ll want in...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Garden Tool Maintenance

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Master Gardener William Moss demonstrates how to clean and hone your garden tools to keep them sharp and rust free.

  2. How to Build a Fire Pit

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Nothing completes the camping experience like a fire for everyone to gather around. Keep the fire contained and everyone safe with a temporary fire pit.

  3. Spring Garden Planting

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    In this video you will get some great tips on garden planting for the spring.

  4. How to Correct Soil PH

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to test your soil's current PH level and correct it so your lawn will thrive.

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Blog Posts

  1. A Week of Farm Work

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    FromDIY Diva

    I’m on “vacation” from my day-job this week, which, naturally, means I have a list of projects to tackle on the farm that even my...

  2. Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings

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    FromDIY Diva

    I suspect it comes as no surprise to anyone when I say that I’m a little Jekyll-and-Hyde-ish. (Often leaning heavily towards Hyde.) Let me just...

  3. Plowing & Planting

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    FromDIY Diva

    It only took two years of living on the farm for me to recognize that there’s a very fine line between holy-effing-freezing and holy-shit-my-garden-should-have-been-planted-already. As...

  4. Gains & Losses

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    FromDIY Diva

    I went in to my “vacation” week just barely holding on to all of the details of my life … all of the details– sleep,...

  5. What It Takes to Leave

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    FromDIY Diva

    As far as I can tell, the list of things it takes in order to leave the farm includes (but is not limited to): 1...

  6. The Story of a Girl and Four Boots

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    FromDIY Diva

    There was once a girl who believed that an old, broken-soled pair of work boots and some bright purple Uggs could get her through almost anything. Then she bought a...

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