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    5 Bluetti Power Stations and Solar Generators To Consider

    Bluetti is one of the top solar generator manufacturers around. Their innovative products meet the needs of campers, RVers, pros and homeowners alike.

    6 Best Fleece Vests for Working Outside This Fall

    Adding a work-friendly fleece vest to your wardrobe is a smart choice that pays off all year long.


    What Is Bluetti and Why Is It Emerging?

    Bluetti introduced a sodium-ion solar generator system in 2022, but that's not the only reason this company is making a...


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    Everything You Need to Know About Woodworking Tools

    Depending on the type of woodworking you want to do, you may get by with a few well-chosen hand tools,...


    10 Best Fleece Jackets to Keep You Warm

    Soft and comfortable, fleece jackets keep you warm without weighing you down. Check out our 10 favorites for both work...

    8 Best Whittling Knives for Woodworking Projects

    We're here to help you choose the best whittling knife for your budget, project needs and experience level.


    7 Basic Woodturning Tools To Start With

    These tools will ease you into woodturning and make it easier to create bowls, candlesticks, handles, pens and pepper mills.


    The 8 Best Woodworking Clamps for Any DIY Project

    When it comes to woodworking, you can never have too many clamps! The best woodworking clamps provide the strongest holds...


    8 Best Handsaws of 2022

    These handsaws should be on your radar.


    Our Home Editor’s Favorite Storage Solution Is 31% Off!

    Our favorite Amazon deal of the moment is a set of magnetic hooks that can hold up to 110 pounds...


    Can You Carve Your Halloween Pumpkin with a Pressure Washer?

    We jumped into the pressure washer pumpkin carving craze! We thought it was a blast, but is it practical? Find...


    Guide To Wood Chisels for Woodworking

    Chisels are hand tools for cutting, paring and scraping. Simple and unassuming, you can't do without at least one in...


    Woodworking for Beginners: Everything First-Timers Need To Know

    Woodworking can be a relaxing and fulfilling activity that turns into a lifelong hobby for many people. Here's what you...

    What Is Paint Conditioner and Why You Should Use It

    Paint conditioner makes paint go on smoother and easier. The key to success is knowing when and where to use...


    Classic DIY Workbench Plans

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    A timeless design that's simple and strong


    Behr Paint’s Color of the Year 2023 Is ‘Blank Canvas’

    Move over purples and blues, this warm and welcoming white is what everyone wants right now.


    The Best Work Socks for Heavy-Duty Use

    Steel-toed shoes and work boots can do a number on socks! We've rounded up the toughest, most comfortable work socks.


    You Can Really Nail Trim Work and More with This Cordless Pin Nailer

    Easily the best battery-operated pin nailer I've ever used, this Family Handyman Approved tool will meet all your needs.


    The 7 Best Loppers for Easy Tree Trimming

    These loppers are a cut above the rest! Check out our list of the best loppers for all your heavy-duty...


    This Might Just Be the Best Utility Knife You’ll Ever Own

    Give this top-notch Family Handyman Approved utility knife a try.


    8 Best Circuit Breaker Finders

    Organizing your electrical panel doesn't have to be intimidating. Find and label unknown circuits safely with these best circuit breaker...


    Unlock Convenience and Versatility with This 20-Piece Hex Key Set

    This Family Handyman Approved hex key set is up for any task.

    Tough Nuts Are No Match for This Sturdy Breaker Bar Set

    This Craftsman Breaker Bar Set helped us loosen stubborn bolts of all sizes.


    Can You Remove Dents in Your Car with a Plunger and Hot Water?

    We tested this popular TikTok hack to find out.


    Save Your Joints with These Flexible Knee Pads for DIYers

    We tried these comfy gel knee pads that every DIYer needs to know about.


    Does This TikTok Hack for Removing a Stripped Screw Really Work?

    Have a stripped screw that won't come out? We tested a popular TikTok hack that claims to make quick work...


    This Digital Torque Wrench Adapter Is Essential for DIY Mechanics

    Looking for a compact and accurate alternative to a traditional torque wrench?  Give this Family Handyman Approved digital torque wrench...


    Move Over Rubber Mallet, It’s Hammer Time!

    This hammer may not be the flashiest or the most technologically advanced tool, but it can do everything your mallet...