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

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      Toolipedia: Drywall Screw Gun

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about drywall screw guns.

      Toolipedia: Wire Strippers

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about wire strippers


      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...


      How to Make a Paper Towel Holder for Your Kitchen

      Here's a quick and easy project to manage messes and spills.


      7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords

      You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords...

      Best Methods for Dust Control in a Workshop

      The top fittings, filters, methods and other accessories for turning your vacuum into a dust collector in your workshop.


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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.


      How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

      With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...


      Pro-Approved Construction Gear and Jobsite Accessories

      Construction is hard: hard on clothes, hard on gear, and hard on people. Here are some great tips that will...


      How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw

      Our expert, Jerome Worm, has been using a miter saw every day for 30 years. He explains how to get...


      How to Use a Speed Square

      Get the most out of this handy little triangle


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      How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

      The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


      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...

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      Best Zero Turn Lawn Mowers for 2020

      Here are our picks for the top zero turn lawn mowers in six categories.


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      Chainsaw Buying Guide for 2020

      The wide variety of chainsaw models can make choosing one difficult. Here's an overview of the various options for the...


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      Zero Turn Mower Buying Guide

      A zero turn mower allows you to move faster and navigate impossibly tight turns. If you've got a demanding yard,...


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      What Is the New Gooseneck Paint Brush?

      Banish the idea of "unreachable" places to paint with a gooseneck paintbrush.


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      Best Outdoor Deep Fryer Pots, Baskets and Other Accessories

      Want to improve your outdoor deep frying experience? You need the right tools for the job. Learn about eight great...


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      The 51 Things Most Homeowners Aren’t Doing But Need To

      You probably haven’t done these cleaning and home maintenance tasks lately (if ever!), but it’s imperative that you do. The...


      3 Best Ways to Protect Your Devices During Severe Weather

      Don't let a nearby lightning strike destroy all of the high-tech gear in your home.


      Must-Have Boots for Working in the Garden This Summer

      Have lots of garden and yard work to get done this season? Give your feet a treat with these high-quality...

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      11 Best Pizza Oven Tools and Accessories

      Make the most of your outdoor pizza oven with the right pizza oven accessories and tools for cooking, serving and...


      Work Boots We’re Buying From Zappos This Summer

      Give your hard-working feet a treat with these universal work boots for men and women.

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      Deals We Love: Deals for Dear Old Dad

      If your dad digs the outdoors he will love having these two pieces of quality essential gear for his next...


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      The Best Accessories and Utensils for a Kamado Grill

      Kamado grills are incredibly versatile, allowing you to smoke, grill and cook year-round. Here are eight accessories and utensils you'll...


      10 Basic Tools Needed for Most DIY Projects

      The absolutely essential building blocks for a proper DIY toolbox.


      Cool Trail Running Shoes for Fit Fathers

      If your dad is up for anything, get him some trail running shoes for Father's Day this year.

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