Combination Square Hack: This Is the Secret to Perfectly Straight Lines for Your Next DIY
One simple adjustment to true up your combination square makes a world of difference in getting the sharpest, straightest lines while woodworking.
This Viral Tape Measure Hack Will Help You on Your Next DIY Project
Having trouble getting your tape measure right down into a corner? We tested a viral tape measure hack claiming to...
This Digital Tape Measure Made Time Magazine’s Best Innovations of 2022 List—Here’s Why
The T1 Tomahawk Digital Tape Measure includes intuitive features like an extended laser line for more accurate measurements and an...
An Accurate, Affordable Laser Distance Measurer That Fits in Your Pocket
See how this Family Handyman Approved laser measurer measured up.
This Is Our Favorite Tape Measure
Whether you're a DIYer or a professional, this innovative Family Handyman Approved tape measure belongs in your tool box.
How to Build an Infrared Sauna
Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.
Here’s an Easy Way to Draw a Perfect Circle with Your Tape Measure
A screw, tape measure and pencil are all you need to draw a perfect circle.
Homeowner’s Guide To Digital Tape Measures
Tape measures have gone digital. Now they can store data, convert between units and measure long distances to an accuracy...
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...
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 and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop
Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.
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.
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...
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!