Tools

Bobby Pin Nail Holder

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.

Garden

How to Achieve Better Garage Lighting

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.

Pest Control

5 Natural Gnat Traps to Try

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.

Bookcase, Routers, Woodworking

Classic Bookcase

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.

Tool Storage

Clever Tool Storage Ideas

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.