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100 Incredible Projects By DIYers Like You

From jaw-dropping remodels to crazy automotive creations, these real-life projects are as unique and inspiring as the DIYers who built them.

The 4 Best Garage Storage Systems, Tested by Editors

Looking to organize a typically forgotten spot in your home? These are the best garage storage systems for...


The 5 Best Biscuit Joiners, Tested and Reviewed by a Professional Woodworker

Ready to "take the plunge" and buy a biscuit joiner? We put five leading brands to the test to find...


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5 Ideas to Upgrade Your Garage Workshop

Five great garage workshop improvements that don't cost a fortune.


The 5 Best Creeper Seats to Make Automotive and Workshop Projects Easier

Stay comfortable and organized while working on a range of jobs with a creeper seat.

Why the SawStop Table Saw is the Best Choice for 2024 (Our Honest Review)

SawStop may be the safest table saw money can buy, but how does it actually perform? We put the compact...


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How to Build a DIY Workbench with Storage

With plywood, MDF and these simple plans, you can build an inexpensive yet sturdy workbench that's perfect for your basement...

The 10 Best Dust Collector Machines for Woodworking

Dust collection is an important part of a clean and safe shop. We found the best dust collector systems on...


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12 Space-Saving Tool Storage Ideas You Can DIY

If you're looking for creative ideas about how to store more of your tools in your workshop, you'll find a...



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Upgrade Your Garage with the DeWalt Socket Wrench Set: We Approve!

If you're like me and would rather DIY your car or small engine maintenance, check out this compact and durable...

What To Know: Hot Glue Guns in the Woodshop

Hot glue guns in the woodshop? Before you dis this craft table staple, check out a pro woodworker's list of...


We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver

Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips?  Us, too. That's why we tried this...


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12 Tips and Tricks to Prevent and Remove Rust

Keep your tools, silverware and other metals rust free!


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No Job Is too Tough for Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap

A fiercely degreasing hand soap that's still gentle on your skin?  Give this Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap a...


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Brighten Up Any Project with the Family Handyman Approved Nebo Omni 2k Work Light

Looking for an addition to your toolbox that shines? Try the compact, bright and long-lasting Nebo Omni 2k work light.

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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...


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These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked...


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Is the Ryobi Tire Inflator Worth the Investment? Find Out in Our Review

Air compressors require a lot of work if you only need them for a minute or two to top off...


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DeWalt DWE7491RS 10-Inch Jobsite Table Saw Review (We Approve!)

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


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9 Best Shop Vacs for Cleaning a Workshop

Looking for the best way to keep your workshop dust free? Check out this roundup of nine fantastic shop vacuums.


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Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


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The 100 Handiest Shop Tips

You won't find a better collection of the most brilliant workshop secrets you've ever seen, brought to you by the...


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35 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know

Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one of these genius sanding tips.


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How To Build a Swing-Out Countertop

Need more counter space in your workshop? Here's a DIY solution.

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8 Bad Workshop Habits You Should Drop Today

Want to improve your skills as a DIYer or woodworker? Learn how to avoid these bad workshop habits and the...


13 Workshop Items to Incorporate into Your Interior Decor

Decor styles are constantly changing. If you're looking for a way to bring a rustic-chic look into your home, consider...


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12 Workshop Supplies You Should Always Buy at the Dollar Store

The DIY attitude embraces affordability and accessibility for everyone, no matter how tight your budget. Here are 12 items to...


Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space

Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or...


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A Basic Bench You Can Build On!

Start with a simple workbench and add features as you need them.


5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Workshop

Want to maximize the time you spend in your workshop over the next year? Here are five workshop resolutions that...