DIY for Kids
Getting tools into young hands early and often is the best way to develop DIY skills for kids. We asked pros who teach DIY to kids for their…
Smartphones: Handy DIY Tools
Smart phones are the new essential tool for home repair and improvement. Learn about must-have apps for DIYers that save money and produce…
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DIY Home Inspection Tools
Use these tools and tips to discover major problems before buying a home, including problems in plumbing, electrical, walls, shingles and…
Organizing a Tool Belt
A well-organized tool belt allows you to work faster and better and climb and work from ladders more safely. Here’s how to organize it…
15 Super-Useful Tools for Dealing with Leaves
Clean up those autumn leaves the right way with the best rakes, blowers, mulchers and every other fall tool you will need.
10 Tool Myths You Need to Know
Tool use is ancient, and considered by many to be the defining aspect of the human race. Is it any surprise, then, that over the millennia…
Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws
Pocket screws let you assemble perfect, indestructible cabinet joints without expensive woodworking tools or complicated jigs—a huge leap…
8 Clever Tool Hacks
Here's a great collection of tool hacks for every level of DIYer, from beginner to advanced. These simple tips and techniques will help you get…
13 Great Gifts for Woodworkers
There are no shortage of great gift ideas for woodworkers. From special woods to quality hand tools to the latest power tools, here are a few…
Clamping Table Basics: Put Them to Work
A portable clamping table is a great tool for home improvement projects. It’ll tightly clamp a wide variety of pipes, sheet metal,…
12 Best Reviewed Hand Tools to Buy on Amazon
Thanks to the reviews of thousands of users, Amazon was able to give a glimpse into the top hand tools on their site—and we want them all!…