Tools, Gear and Equipment

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

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      “How I Got Here” with the VP of Honda Power Equipment

      We sat down with the VP of Honda Power Equipment to learn more about how he got to this place...


      How to Keep Things Clean On a Construction Site

      Keep your construction gear sparkly clean and your jobsites tidy with these pro cleaning tips.


      10 Accessories That Will Make Your Home Feel Cooler

      Don't wait until the first hot, humid day of the season to think about ways to keep cool. Chill out...


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      Stuff We Love: Plumbers Tool Up

      Gear up with these 3 plumbing tools


      5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Landscaping Tools

      We got advice from the owner of a landscape company on how to keep gear and tools running at optimal...


      Toolipedia: Paint Roller Covers

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint roller covers


      Best Hammer Upgrades

      Hammers aren't just a just a stick and a chunk of metal anymore. Check out this story for a bunch...


      Toolipedia: 11-in-1 Screwdriver

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about 11-in-1 screwdrivers

      Cold-Weather Workwear You’ll Appreciate This Winter

      Cold-weather workwear that will help staves off the shivers while you work outside in the winter.


      Stuff We Love: Tool Bags (VIDEO)

      This episode of Stuff We Love features three tool totes that pros in every trade will want to check out.


      Stuff We Love: 3 Incredible Tool Bags

      In this episode of Stuff We Love, check out three smart and convenient products for toting your tools.


      12 Tools You Won’t Regret Having On the Jobsite at All Times

      This collection of tools will change the game for your crew.


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      When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?

      Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.


      Toolipedia: Multimeters

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about multimeters


      Toolipedia: HVLP Paint Sprayer

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about HVLP paint sprayer


      12 Game-Changing Drill Accessories That are Worth Every Penny

      With these specialized attachments and bits, there's nothing you can't drill through.

      DIY Dictionary: Ripping a Board

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      Fall Workwear You’ll Reach For All Season Long

      As the weather turns crisp, invest in smartly designed workwear that will see you through this season and many more.


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      Stuff We Love: Truck Accessories

      A well-organized truck is essential for productivity on the job site. Get these truck accessories and you'll waste less time...


      Toolipedia: Tile Nipper

      Everything you wanted to know about Tile Nippers


      Toolipedia: Non-Contact Voltage Detector

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about non-conductive voltage detectors

      Toolipedia: Paddle Mixer

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paddle/mud mixers


      Top 10 Shoe Storage Systems for Less Than $40

      It's fun buying shoes, but hard to keep them organized. Thankfully, these shoe storage solutions keep things tidy and leave...


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      8 Best Women’s Work Boots

      Feet that work hard need extra comfort and protection. Here's our list of the top women's work boots for a...


      12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

      A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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      Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

      We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.


      How to Build a DIY Nightstand

      Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.