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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo Demon 24-tooth circular saw blade.

 

The Best Portable Air Compressors

Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.


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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


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Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw

This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.

Lowe’s Revamps In-Store Shopping Experience for Pros

Lowe's is changing things up in its stores to create a smooth, consistent shopping experience for construction professionals.


5 Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Construction

Protect your hearing while you work with these noise-reducing headsets.

How ‘Tstuds’ Change the Way Homes Are Insulated

Framing with Tstuds minimizes air infiltration in a home, reduces carbon footprints, and saves on electrical energy costs.


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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9 Things Carpenters Always Do Working On Their Homes

Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...


US Commerce Department Cuts Tariffs on Canadian Lumber

The decision comes as trade officials look to normalize the price of lumber in the United States and provide relief...

Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)

Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...


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Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’

The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...


12 Useful Home Depot Shopping Tips

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...