Power Tools projects
How to Use a Power Planer
This article shows you how to get the most out of your power planer. Use it for leveling joists, making stubborn doors close easily and for…
How to Use an Angle Grinder
Learn to use an angle grinder to cut tile, mortar and pavers; make quick work of rust and loose paint removal; sharpen blades and cut or grind…
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Rent Outdoor Power Equipment and Save Money
Save money and back strain by renting a boom lift, trencher, power posthole digger, stump grinder brush cutter and other big tools that solve…
Using a Power Auger
If you're planning a project that requires lots of postholes, a power auger will speed up the process. But if you think it'll make digging holes…
Battery Powered Lawn Mower and Other Cordless Yard Tools: What You Need to Know
Cordless yard tools have always been far more convenient than corded or gas models. But early models didn’t always deliver on performance. Some…
Chain Saw Safety
A chain saw is one of the most versatile tools you can own, but it cuts both wood and flesh equally well. Before you cut up a fallen tree, learn…
Oscillating Tool Reviews
Every DIYer should have an oscillating tool — but which model is right for you? Read these reviews from our editors to get the low down on…
Cordless Tools Buyers Guide
Learn how to get your money’s worth from your next cordless tool purchase in this buyer’s guide. Veteran pros and our field editors share their…
Lithium Ion Battery Care
Make those expensive lithium ion batteries last longer by following these simple battery care tips.
Everything You Should Know About Belt Sanders
Tips to use your belt sander more effectively and more safely, as well as how to buy a belt sander and what belts work best. It’s a…
Building a Drum Sander Table
Improvise a low-cost drum sander using your drill press and a custom sanding table with dust collection. Build it in an hour from scrap wood.