13 Awesome Human-Powered Snow Removal Tools
If you live in a snowy climate you've probably removed your fair share of snow, but do you have the best snow removal tools when you need to go…
22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools
We’ve all done it: When the right tool for the job isn’t nearby-or doesn’t exist-we do the best we can with what we’ve…
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Tag Your Tools: Not Pretty but Effective!
I used to work at large construction sites with lots of other trades people, most of whom were unknown to me. Consequently, I’ve had lots of…
Belt Sander Tool Sharpening
If you don’t have a bench grinder, you can sharpen chisels and other tools almost as well with a belt sander with a ﬁne-grit belt. Tighten the…
10 Tool-Related Movie Mistakes
Hollywood is a land of fantasy, wonder and make-believe. It’s also a land of wildly inaccurate representations of how tools actually work.…
How To Remove Rust from Metal
Patio furniture, outdoor tools and lawn machines all eventually get rusty. Learn how to remove rust from metal and how to protect the metal so…
How to Choose the Best Hearing Protection
If you do any work with a router, planer, table saw or other noisy woodworking tool, protect your ears with good hearing protection. There are…
How to Use Tin Snips to Cut Sheet Metal
Learn to make straight cuts, curved cuts and even round cuts in sheet metal with tin snips. With proper tool selection you can do it with ease.…
Tips for Ripping Wood
Straighter, safer rip cuts
15 Classic Handy Tool Tips and Tricks
After decades of collecting tool tips, our brains are so full that there isn’t room for much else. For this article, we sifted through…
Our Favorite Handy Tool Tips
When it comes to DIY experience and expertise, nobody can match The Family Handyman’s Field Editors. This crew is made up of homeowners…