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Jobsite Etiquette Tips for Subcontractors

Here are some great tips that will keep you and your subcontractors in your customer’s good graces.

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Stuff We Love: Garden Hand Tools

Make your gardening chores a breeze with these three tools that get the green thumbs-up.


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6 Best Invisible Fences for 2020

If you want to protect your pet, an invisible fence is a great choice. Here's the best invisible fence for...


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What to Know About Invisible Fences

Considering an invisible fence to protect your pet, but need more information? Here's how they work, ballpark costs and potential...


Cheapskate DIY Picket Fence

Save tons of money by building a fence using salvaged lumber. Here's how:

How to Set Fence Posts That Won’t Rot

Keep moisture and insects from destroying your cedar fence posts.


How to Renew Wooden Fences

Shabby to handsome in three easy steps

No-Gimmick Fence Clamps

You may think this woodworking gadget is a gimmick at first glance, but it works!


How to Build Chain Link Outdoor Dog Kennels

Find the best size, fencing, flooring and housing for your dog with these dog kennel plans


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Easy-Clamp Sacrificial Fence

One of the most necessary table saw accessories!


10 Modern Yard Fencing Ideas

The right yard fencing on your property can make a real statement! Ideally, you want a backyard fence that both...

12 Signs It’s Time To Downsize

Our lives are dynamic, changing things, and it can be hard to predict our future needs. What once may have...


12 Really Weird Airbnbs You Can Stay In

If a white picket fence isn't cutting it, perhaps these Airbnbs will intrigue you.


Outrageous Celebrity Property Fights

Maybe it's best to stay away from the glitz and glamor of Hollywood...


This is Why Using a Push Stick with Your Table Saw is So Important

Table saw kickback happens when a board trapped between the blade and the fence gets flung back at you after...


Replace a Section of Split Rail Fence

To remove a rail, first dig out a post.

Touch Up a Scuffed Vinyl Coated Chain-Link Fence

Keep your fence in top condition


Learn How to Construct a Custom Fence and How to Build a Gate

In this article, we'll show you how to build a fantastic fence and how to build a gate, too!


How to Dig a Hole: Pro Tips

The easiest and most accurate way to dig postholes


The Best Fence Post Removal Trick

Stop going crazy over how to remove fence posts


How to Build a Privacy Fence

Tips for planning, designing and constructing a wood privacy fence.


This DIY Drill Press Guide Keeps Sawdust at Bay

This simple drill press fence trick will save you so much time and frustration.


Remove That Wooden Fence Post with These 5 Easy Steps

Make fence post demo a snap with these five easy steps!


Sacrificial Miter Saw Fence for Safety

You can fix a common miter saw problem (and safety hazard) with some thin plywood and a scrap board.

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Lawn Mower Grass Chute Saver

This lawn mower hack will save you a ton of time.


Bird-Proof Fence

A clean fence gave a reader peace of mind


Quick Table Saw Fence

Check out this clever workshop tip!


Ripping Thin Strips the Safe Way

Ripping thin strips right against the fence can be dangerous, see the safe way to rip thin strips.


Table Saw Sled for Cutting Strips

Make cutting strips on your table saw much safer with this tip.


A Good Way to Cut Plastic Laminate

My favorite method for cutting plastic laminate to size is the table saw with a crosscutting blade. But you shouldn't...