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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.

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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.


9 DIY Christmas Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love

Nothing says "Happy Holidays" quite like a homemade gift. Show your friends, families and fur babies you care with one...


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...

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Savvy Sawhorse Table Tips

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


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.


Choose the Right Hole Saw for Your Project

Tips for drilling big holes in wood and metal


How to Use a Circular Saw

Tips for Smooth, Accurate Cuts


Circular Saw Tips and Techniques

Brush up on the basics with this collection of circular saw do's and don'ts

Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude


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How to Use a Power Miter Saw

Cut trim and moldings so they fit like a glove


Structural Screws vs. Lag Screws

Are these new, wimpy-looking structural screws really as good as the old-fashioned, meatier lag screws?


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Choosing the Best Circular Saw Blade

The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, share some tips on how to choose the best circular saw blade for whatever...


Circular Saw Tips and Tricks

Do more with circular saws

Create Circular Saw Cutting Guides for Plywood

Make circular saw cuts so clean that you don't have to sand or touch up the plywood edges


Table Saw Tips and Tricks

Make cleaner, safer and straighter cuts with easy-to-make accessories and jigs for your table saw.


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How to Use a Table Saw: Cross Cutting

An accurate miter gauge and fence and basic wood jigs are the key to perfect table saw cuts.


How to Use a Bandsaw: Essential Bandsaw Tips & Tricks

Anyone can figure out how to cut simple curves with a bandsaw. But these tips, from a seasoned bandsaw expert,...