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    The Family Handyman Approved Ryobi Cordless Tire Inflator Is a Worthy Addition to Your Garage

    Air compressors require a lot of work if you only need them for a minute or two to top off a tire or blow up a basketball.  That’s where the compact and user-friendly Ryobi One+ Battery Operated Tire Inflator comes in.

    How Did The Weeknd Put His Latest Single on a Saw Blade?

    The Canadian singer's latest stunt puts a whole new spin on listening to music while you work.


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    Garden Cultivator vs Tiller: What’s the Difference?

    Don't confuse a cultivator with a tiller; they're different tools for different jobs. Here's how to decide which is right...


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    What To Know About Adjustable Spanner Wrenches

    A monkey wrench is an adjustable spanner wrench, but not necessarily vice versa. Find out the difference and why you...


    The 6 Best Wipe-On Wood Finishes

    The ease of application and breathtaking results make wipe-on wood finishes beloved by pro and beginner woodworkers alike. These are...

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    We Tested This Internet Hack for Removing Wall Anchors

    Can you remove wall anchors with a corkscrew? Whether your corkscrew sits unused for months or sees action daily, here's...


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    What To Know About Reclaimed Wood Flooring

    Reclaimed wood flooring is ecologically smart and offers a way to own a part of history. It's a more practical...

    How to Install a Dog Door

    Here's an easy project for a neophyte DIYer.


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    Woodworking: What To Know About Maple Wood

    Wondering what you should know about maple wood before using it for a woodworking project? A pro woodworker gives his...


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    Woodworking: What To Know About Cherry Wood

    Wondering what you should know about Cherry wood before using it for a woodworking project? A pro woodworker gives his...


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    Woodworking: What To Know About Ash Wood

    Wondering what you should know about ash wood before using it for a woodworking project? A pro woodworker gives his...

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    The Best Stud Finders

    Take the guesswork out of locating the studs behind your walls with one of these stud finders, and hang heavy...


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    8 Best Electric Screwdrivers

    A cross between a power drill and a screwdriver, the best electric screwdrivers are compact, easy to use and versatile....


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    10 Best Tire Changing Tools

    Changing a tire is easier than you think, especially when you have the right tire changing tools for the job.


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    Electric Screwdriver vs. Drill: What’s the Difference?

    Whether you drive screws with a drill or an electric screwdriver, it's easier than doing it by hand. Here's how...


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    What Is Engineered Wood?

    Real wood comes from trees, but engineered wood comes from a factory. It's just as good in many ways, and...

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    The Best Circular Saw Blades for Your Home Workshop

    Circular saw blades are durable, affordable and extremely effective for most workshop cuts.


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    The Best Circular Saws of 2022

    Circular saws are becoming more sophisticated and easier to use. Here are some of the best for DIYers and professional...


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    10 Woodworking Stationary Power Tools

    With this collection of stationary power tools you could complete just about any woodworking project and get pro-quality results.


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    9 Best Mechanic Tools Sets

    To do your own car maintenance and repairs, you need the right tools. These are the best mechanic tool sets...


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    The Best Car Jacks, Stands, Lifts and Ramps of 2022

    If you want to work on your car, you need a way to safely get it up in the air....


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    7 Best Framing Hammers

    The best framing hammers, with their long handles, let you create the force needed to sink large nails. Here are...


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    The Best Garden Cultivators

    Garden cultivators help stir soil and mix in fertilizer and compost to prepare planting areas for the growing season. Which...


    How To Use A Stud Finder

    Hang pictures with confidence by finding the stud you’ve been looking for.

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    The Best Wire Strippers of 2022

    Put away the knife and grab a pair of wire strippers to prepare those electrical wires for connection. Here's a...


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    The Best Ratcheting Wrench Sets

    With the right ratcheting wrench set, you can tackle a wide range of tightening tasks quickly and easily.


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    7 Best Torque Wrenches

    Torque wrenches make it easy to precisely tighten bolts, nuts and screws with confidence. Here's a collection of top picks.


    How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

    Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


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    Buyer’s Guide To Circular Saws

    Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out in woodworking, you'll need a circular saw. It's the No. 1...


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    8 Best Polyurethane Finishes for Wood

    Polyurethane is the main component in modern varnish. Choose the best polyurethane finish for your project from these standouts.