Hard to determine which stain you need in that bespattered collection of cans? An easy-to-make “stain index,” courtesy of reader Bob Jacek
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When you don’t need a perfectly straight line drawn on a piece all you need is a ruler or tape measure, a pencil and your two hands.
Old-school school stuff is still pretty cool.
Attracted by wet soil, gnats love houseplants. To get rid of them, spread a little honey on bright yellow index cards.
There’s no such thing as a drill bit style that does it all. Different tasks call for different types of drills. Here are five of the types you should have on hand to tackle every “hole-creation process.”
When working with small nails, keep your fingers out of the line of fire with the help of a hair accessory. A bobby pin is perfect.
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With a dry-erase marker, trace gradations right on the tool rest for specific distances for tenons, coves or beads with this lathe tool rest.
Use these upgraded storage jars to easily store cotton balls in a bathroom or stash craft supplies in a studio.
The little pocket on your jeans. The little hole in your pen cap. They’re not just there for show. These are hidden meanings of everyday objects.
Learn how to use a circular saw safely and effectively. These pro tips and techniques will help you build everything from a few shelves to a whole house faster and better.
No wonder so many people are doing it!
Whether you’re building your first tool kit or looking to upgrade some essential items, online resources such as Amazon have a selection and convenience that’s hard to beat.
Thanks to Costco’s auto program, the car buying process can actually be a pleasant experience. Here’s why you should consider it.
Light up your shop with inexpensive, 8-ft.long fluorescent light fixtures. With electronic ballasts and bulbs with a color rendering index of at least 85, you’ll have lights that show true color and turn on no matter how cold it is.
Gnats can prove particularly annoying once they get inside your house—especially since it can be difficult to notice them until an infestation is underway. Here’s how to get rid of gnats both indoors and out.
This bookcase is truly a classic. The design has been in style since the ancient Greeks were busy building temples. But it’s built with tools those temple builders never dreamed of—like a router table, with its amazing capacity for creating moldings and intricate joinery.
If all your tools are stuffed in plastic buckets or jumbled together in a drawer, check out these simple yet clever tool storage tips. They’ll help you organize your tools and your shop so you can find exactly what you need, when you need it.
The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.