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What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Woodworker’s Essential Tools

A pro woodworker and carpenter shares a look at some of her favorite tools.

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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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

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


Why You Should Check Out Lowe’s PROvember Sale

Lowe's is handing out major discounts on pro tools and gear this November. Here's what you need to know.


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The Home Depot to Sell Tools That Only Work if Activated

The home improvement super store is launching a plan to sell power tools that will only work once activated at...

Toolipedia: Utility Knives

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about a utility knife.


Makita Pushes Cordless Power Forward With New Battery Platform

The XGT System could be the next step in eliminating cords from the job site.

Lowe’s Unveils New ‘Flex’ Power Tools for Pros

Lowe's latest battery platform promises powerful, fast tools for pros.


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Our Favorite Sliding Miter Saw

This sliding miter saw from Harbor Freight stands toe-to-toe with the big boys and it should with a name like...


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3 Shop Tools DIYers Always Reach For

Seriously, we can't get enough of these!


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Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?

Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.

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3 Ways for Woodworkers to Save Money

Woodworking can be one expensive hobby. High-quality blades, sanding belts and router bits are costly—and worth every penny. Here are...


Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.


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

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


Toolipedia: Painter’s Tape

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about painter’s tape


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: Paint Roller Covers

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint roller covers


Toolipedia: 11-in-1 Screwdriver

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


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

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


Toolipedia: Multimeters

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about multimeters


Toolipedia: HVLP Paint Sprayer

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about HVLP paint sprayer


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

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Toolipedia: Gas Torch

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about gas torches


Toolipedia: Brad Nailer

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about an 18-Gauge Brad Nailer.


Must-Know Pro Tips and Tools for Measuring and Marking

A collection of tips and tools for all the different kinds of measuring and marking that happen on the job.


Toolipedia: Adjustable Basin Wrench

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about telescoping basin wrenches


Toolipedia: Vinyl Siding Removal Tool

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about vinyl siding removal tools.


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Women’s Workwear: 8 Best Places to Shop

Women no longer have to make do with men's workwear. These companies have created workwear designed for the growing number...