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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo Demon 24-tooth circular saw blade.

 

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These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked...


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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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...


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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 Family Handyman Approved Craftsman Crossline Laser Level Is a Valuable Addition to Your Toolbox

Thinking about picking up a laser level, but don't want to break the bank?  This Craftsman Crossline Laser Level may...


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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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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.


The Best Portable Air Compressors

Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.

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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.


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What To Know About Hickory Wood

Wondering what you should know about hickory before choosing it for a woodworking project? A pro woodworker shares his insights.


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What To Know About Poplar Wood

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


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8 Best Wood Moisture Meters

Woodworkers need a wood moisture meter to avoid building with wood that later warps or shrinks. Here are some of...


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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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

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


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13 Common Woodworking Materials

Wood terminology can be mystifying. Avoid confusion at the lumber yard by familiarizing yourself with these woodworking materials.


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8 Best Chisels for Woodworking Projects

From rookie woodworkers to seasoned pros, everyone wants the best chisels. Wherever you fall, there are chisels on this list...


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If You Can’t Get Plywood Now, Try This Instead

Wildfires, labor shortages and supply chain issues are making plywood harder to get and more expensive. Here's what you can...


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12 Woodworking Hand Tools

Woodworking requires many tools without any cords or batteries. Here are the essential hand tools for successful woodworking projects.


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8 Best Wood Glues

Wondering about the best wood glue for your project? A pro woodworker offers his top wood glues and when DIYers...


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Family Handyman Approved: Ryobi RS290G Random Orbit Sander

Here's why we like this affordable random orbit sander from Ryobi.


How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

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

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11 Woodworking Tools for Beginners

When you're ready to pursue woodworking as a hobby or to make your own furniture, these are the first tools...


How To Find Affordable Lumber

Most DIYers suffered severe sticker shock at lumber prices during the pandemic. Here are six tips to help you find...


5 Best Hatchets and Axes of 2022

Looking to fell a tree or need a chopping tool for your next camping trip? Whatever the job, we've got...


10 DIY Tools You Should Own By 40

DIY tools in your 20s and even most of your 30s may only include some hand tools and a smattering...


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


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3 Shop Tools DIYers Always Reach For

Seriously, we can't get enough of these!