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Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?

Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.

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

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


Toolipedia: Paint Roller Covers

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint roller covers


Toolipedia: HVLP Paint Sprayer

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about HVLP paint sprayer


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.


Must-Know Pro Tips and Tools for Measuring and Marking

A collection of tips and tools for all the different kinds of measuring and marking that happen on the job.


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.


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Women’s Workwear: 8 Best Places to Shop

Women no longer have to make do with men's workwear. These companies have created workwear designed for the growing number...


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


Pro’s Guide to Air Compressor Upgrades and Attachments

You'll wish you knew about these clever (and super-useful!) air compressor accessories a long time ago.


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


Stuff We Love: Routers and Essential Router Accessories

Learn why you need to know about these top-notch router products.


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...


A Pro’s Guide To Drywall Sizes

Drywall comes in many different sizes. Learn how to choose the right drywall size and drywall thickness for your next...

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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


13 Ways Master Woodworkers Use Wood Clamps

Pro woodworkers share their best tips and tricks for clamping wood, whether you are on the worksite or in the...


Secrets of the Sawhorse: 7 Tips and Tricks

A folding metal sawhorse is every tradesman’s best buddy. They’re inexpensive, lightweight, and easy to store. Here are some helpful...


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?