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    How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

    Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


    Toolipedia: Tile Nipper

    Everything you wanted to know about Tile Nippers


    Toolipedia: Non-Contact Voltage Detector

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about non-conductive voltage detectors


    Toolipedia: Paddle Mixer

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paddle/mud mixers

    Toolipedia: Gas Torch

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about gas torches


    Toolipedia: Brad Nailer

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about an 18-Gauge Brad Nailer.

    Toolipedia: Adjustable Basin Wrench

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about telescoping basin wrenches


    Toolipedia: Vinyl Siding Removal Tool

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about vinyl siding removal tools.


    Curved or Straight: Which Hammer Claw Is Better?

    When it comes to hammer claws there are basically two choices: straight, or curved. But which one should you choose?


    Toolipedia: Caulk Gun

    Everything you wanted to know about caulk guns.

    Toolipedia: Marking Chalk

    Toolipedia: Everything you ever wanted to know about marking chalk.


    Toolipedia: Coping Saw

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about the coping saw


    Toolipedia: Notched Trowel

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about notched trowels


    Toolipedia: Tile Cutter

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about manual tile cutters


    Toolipedia: Wheeled Pipe Cutter

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about hacksaws

    From the Pros: Best Tool Storage and Transport Ideas

    Pros reveal their favorite tried-and-true ways to haul and store tools. Check out these ingenious solutions and see which ones...


    What is a Hacksaw?

    This is the place to come if you want to learn everything there is to know about hacksaws.


    Toolipedia: Lineman’s Pliers

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about lineman’s pliers


    Toolipedia: Nail Set

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about a nail set


    Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

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


    Toolipedia: Grout Float

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about grout floats


    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

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    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...


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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...


    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