Tools, Gear and Equipment

The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.

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Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.

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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


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Differences Between a Hammer Drill and Rotary Hammer

Learn about these drills and don't let a little concrete get in your way


How to Build a Garden Fountain

Cast this fountain in a weekend with a few bags of concrete and some hardware odds and ends


How to Use Powder Actuated Tools

Powder actuated tools (PAT) are a powerful way to attach wood to concrete and concrete block. Here's how to use...

How to Use a Pressure Washer

Wash siding, concrete floors, decks and even your car faster and easier.


Masonry Nailing Trick

If you’ve always had trouble driving masonry nails into concrete to mount furring strips or boards, try this trick.

Circular Saw Tips and Tricks

Do more with circular saws