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All the tools and supplies for your home improvement projects in one place. Dive in and find the right tool for the job.

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How to Install a Dog Door

Here's an easy project for a neophyte DIYer.

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Guide To the Best Micrometers

A micrometer can measure the thickness of a human hair. If you need this kind of accuracy, here are some...


How to Build a DIY Radiator Cover

Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you...


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DIY 101: How To Properly Read a Tape Measure

Reading a tape measure may not come naturally to most DIYers, but a few expert tips can make this all-important...


How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

Build this footstool and gain a perfect place to stow your stuff.

How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.


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8 Bad Measuring Habits You Should Drop

Consistently making bad cuts and wasting material? A bad measuring habit may be the cause. Learn about mistakes you may...

How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


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3 All-Around Tools Every Homeowner Should Have on Hand

These general DIYer tools will come in handy at home many times over.


How to Build a DIY Nightstand

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


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.

How to Make a DIY Bread Box

Back in the day, people stored their bread in a special box in the kitchen or pantry. Relive those days...


25 Handy Measuring Hacks All DIYers Should Know

Taking accurate measurements is essential to any DIY project. We've gathered our favorite tips and tricks to take your measuring...


Why the United States Doesn’t Use the Metric System

Wondering why the United States is one of three countries in the world that doesn't use the metric system? The...


Quick Fix for a Hard to Read Ruler

If you have metal rulers and squares that are hard to read because rust and grime have filled the indentations,...


Quick-Look Tape Measure Hack

All it takes is a quick glace to accurately measure lengths you need with this simple tape measure hack.

What to Look For When Buying a Tape Measure

You probably use your tape measure for basic measurements, but it can do a whole lot more than that. Here...


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How to Use a Tape Measure

You can use a tape measure for more than just measuring.


DIY Magnetic Tape Measure

You'll want to add a magnet to the end of every tape measure after reading this tip!


The Benefits of Adding a Key-Holed Ruler to Your Workbench

Mount a removable metal ruler on the front edge of your workbench!


Measuring Tips and Techniques for DIYers

Use these clever tricks to work faster and better