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All the tools and supplies for your home improvement projects in one place. Dive in and find the right tool for the job.

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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.

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

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


How to Make a Paper Towel Holder for Your Kitchen

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


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 Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


How to Remove a Stuck Cleanout Plug

How to remove a stuck cleanout plug to get at a clog in a drain pipe

Jigsaws: How to Use and Cut With a Jigsaw

Use a versatile jigsaw tool to cut lumber, plywood, metal and tile.


Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw

Cut clean, smooth circles with your bandsaw


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How to Build a Desktop Catapult

Build this awesome desktop catapult with leftover wood, a couple of dowels and some rubber bands. Your inner child will...


How to Build a Whirligig

Folk art whirligigs fashioned from scraps of wood and metal have been popular for hundreds of years. In fact, George...

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DIY Picture Frame With Mitered Corners

Watch this video and learn how to make do it yourself picture frames with eight flawless mitered corners in less...


How to Build a Box With a Band Saw

Make a simple gift box from a single block of wood


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Savvy Sawhorse Table Tips

How to make sawhorses the most useful tools in your arsenal.


Two Essential Saw Cutting Guides

Ensure straight cuts with these two, simple cutting guides.


6 Woodworking Projects You Can Make with Just a Jigsaw

A jigsaw is one of the most useful tools in your shop. It can take any curve you throw at...

22 Handy Hints for Getting the Most Out of Your Miter Saw

A miter saw is a must for any home workshop, and these seriously smart tips and tricks will show you...


Get Precise Circular Saw Cuts With This Simple Hack

In less than a minute you can get precise cuts with your circular saw.


How to Keep Your Allen Wrench Within Reach

Stop searching for an Allen wrench to change the saw on your band saw.


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Saturday Morning Workshop: Portable Laptop Computer Stand

Make this ingenious, compact laptop stand in an hour with only a jigsaw, a drill, sandpaper and $10 in materials.


DIY Table Saw Table

Build this take-down table saw table to make the perfect work station for a DIYer with limited garage space.


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How to Make a Box Joint Jig

Take your woodworking to the next level with this simple jig. All you need are some miter gauges, plywood and...


Choose the Right Hole Saw for Your Project

Tips for drilling big holes in wood and metal


How to Make Perfect Cuts With Circular and Miter Saws

Don't become an emergency room statistic. Master these cuts and do them safely.

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How to Cut a Rabbet Joint with a Table Saw

What are rabbets and how can you use a dado blade on a table saw to create them?


How to Use a Circular Saw

Tips for Smooth, Accurate Cuts


How to Make a Hole Saw Last Longer

Stuff your hole saw with a moist rag.


How to Build a Garden Arbor

Make a sturdy place to relax or a dramatic garden entrance in a weekend with this amazing garden arbor.


How to Properly Use a Hole Saw

Techniques for drilling big holes, deep holes and enlarging existing holes.


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How to Sharpen a Chainsaw

Dull chainsaws are slow—and dangerous