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Save the Hassle And Your Trim with the Bucket Edge

Homeowners and contractors rejoice! The Bucket Edge is here to give you the peace of mind you need while painting walls and ceilings.

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How to Build a DIY Infrared Sauna

Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.


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How to Build a Portable DIY Sauna

DIY a portable sauna? No sweat.


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How to Recess Hinges on a Door

Learn how to mortise door hinges using a router.


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Stay Shady with This Family Handyman Approved Sun Shirt

Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.

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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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Get Your Hands On Some Family Handyman Approved Hestra Job Duratan Flex Work Gloves

When headed outdoors to work on your spring projects, the first essential tool to reach for...

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How to Install Cabinet Crown Molding

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


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How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

Build this footstool and gain a perfect place to stow your stuff.


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The Best Places To Buy DIY Welding Tools

Want to try your hand at welding, but not sure where to get the right equipment? Here are some of...


4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

Your hedge trimmer can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.

How to Split Hostas

Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.


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How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


How to Build a DIY Nightstand

Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.


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How to Make a DIY Bread Box

Back in the day, people stored their bread in a special box in the kitchen or pantry. Relive those days...


20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing

It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...

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20 Essential Painting Tools for Your Next Project, According to Painting Pros

We scoured the shelves of paint stores, surfed the internet and picked the brains of painting pros to...


How to Properly Use a Roof Safety Harness

Be safeā€”use roof brackets, a safety harness and commonsense rules


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How to Build a DIY Wood Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

Got two hours to kill? Do we have a workbench for you!