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  • Give Your Tools Extra Grip

    An easy solution for an annoying problem.

  • Top DIY Tools

    Here at The Family Handyman magazine, we love tools! We own a lot of tools (and use them constantly) and we spend endless hours discussing the…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • 36 Miter Saw Tips and Tool Reviews

    A miter saw is an extremely useful home improvement tool. Learn something new about this workshop workhorse in the following collection of 36…

  • 11 Hand Tools for the Hard-to-Shop for DIYer

    There’s nothing like a great tool – especially if it’s one you don’t have to buy for yourself. Check out these great, giftable…

  • Tool Tips

    Solve tough home improvement problems with twenty of the best tool tips we’ve ever published. These tool tips are nuggets of wisdom from…

  • Pocket Tools

    Keep a few pocket tools with you and you’ll be prepared to make that instant fix or quickly solve a DIY problem. Our staff editors and…

  • Top Trim Carpentry Tools

    Pro-quality finish work is a lot easier with the right tools—and they don’t have to be expensive. Check out a master…

  • How to Repair a Leather Tool Belt

    When a good leather tool belt starts to fall apart, don’t throw it away. With basic leatherworking tools you can easily fix holes and…

  • How to Use Powder Actuated Tools

    Powder actuated tools are the quickest, most efficient way to fire fasteners into concrete slabs and block walls. We’ll show you how to…

  • Best Tools The Pros Use: The Secret Weapons

    Here are favorite tools of landscapers, electricians, tile setters, woodworkers and other pros that make their jobs faster, easier and…

  • The All-Time Most Useful Hand Tools for Demolition

    If you’re getting ready to do some remodeling or start work on an addition, you’ll likely need some demolition tools. Here are some…

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