Tools, Gear and Equipment

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

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Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.

DIY Drain Snake

Unclog a drain with a clever repurposing of woven wire and a drill


PVC Hack: Handsaw Blade Saver

Prolong the life of your saw blades with a short section of 1/2-in. PVC pipe.


PVC Hack: Curvy Sanding Tools

Cut short pieces of PVC pipe lengthwise to make contour sanders for convex and concave surfaces. (It cuts easily with...


Pegboard Cubbyholes

A tool storage technique for all those slender tools and shop accessories. Cut short lengths of PVC pipe and slide...