Tools, Gear and Equipment

The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.

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Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?

12 Cool Truck Accessories That Will Make Your Old Truck Smarter

These 12 truck accessories help you play catch-up with the latest, high-priced pickup trucks. Some are high-tech smart, some are...


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Deals We Love: Hammer Drill and Impact Driver Combo

Some of the biggest names in power tools partnered with The Home Depot for a month of savings.


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...


12 Best Reviewed Hand Tools to Buy on Amazon

Thanks to the reviews of thousands of users, Amazon gave us a glimpse into the top hand tools on their...

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The Best New Things at Harbor Freight Right Now

We took a deep dive into Harbor Freight’s New Items page and selected 10 already garnering rave reviews.


10 Smart Appliances That Are Worth It (And 2 That Aren’t)

Twenty years ago, if you asked someone to open the front door with their phone, they would look at you...

Fall Workwear You’ll Reach For All Season Long

As the weather turns crisp, invest in smartly designed workwear that will see you through this season and many more.


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

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


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Ring Video Doorbell 2 Review

Is the Ring Doorbell 2 and its accompanying accessories right for you and your family? Here's what we think.


Riding Lawn Mower Reviews

All riding lawn mowers fall into one of four classes. Use this review of features and prices to decide which...

Electric Lawn Mower Reviews: Best Cordless Lawn Mower

Which cordless lawn mower should you buy?


Oscillating Tool Reviews: Learn How to Find the Best Oscillating Tool

Buying an oscillating tool? Read these reviews first.


Best-Reviewed Snow Blowers on Amazon

Get your hands on the best snow blower out there, with positive feedback from Amazon reviewers. Check out these snow...


Which Diamond Blades Are Best?

Avoid spending a bunch of money on the wrong blade.


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The Best Electric Pressure Washers: Reviews and Tips for Buying

Once you use a pressure washer, you'll know it's a tool you can't live without. We tested and provided 10...

Best Tape Measures: Reviews and Secrets of the Tape Measure

Tips, features and all-time favorites - read on for advice from people who use their tape measures all day, every...


Best in DIY Sliding Miter Saws

We review 8 popular brands of 10-in. sliding compound miter saws, along with some features to look out for when...


Best Socket Set

Our expert shows you what features to look for when buying your next socket set


Chainsaw Reviews

How to choose the best chainsaw for your projects and budget, plus reviews of popular chainsaw models.


Circular Saw Reviews: What are the Best Circular Saws?

The Editors of Family Handyman put 13 circular saws to the test in this review of features and performance.


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Best Portable Table Saw Reviews

Our team of experts reviews seven portable table saws that are ideal for DIY home use. We'll help you choose...


36 Miter Saw Tips and Tool Reviews

A miter saw is an extremely useful home improvement tool. Learn something new about this workshop workhorse in the following...


Chicago Electric 69684 Mitersaw Review

The “why pay more?” saw

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