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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 Build a DIY Radiator Cover

Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you how.

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3 Shop Tools DIYers Always Reach For

Seriously, we can't get enough of these!


How to Build a DIY Nightstand

Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.


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...


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 a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

Need a DIY idea for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered.


How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 

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How to Clamp

A professional woodworker shows you simple clamping techniques that make stronger glued joints


PVC Clamp Hack: Bar Clamp Cover

Protect your project from marring with this simple trick


No-Gimmick Fence Clamps

You may think this woodworking gadget is a gimmick at first glance, but it works!


28 Secret Clamping Tricks from Woodworkers

Clamps are a woodworker's best friend, and there are endless ways to use them in the workshop. Here are 28...

10-Minute Clamp Hack That Will Save Your Hands

Make clamping much easier on your hands with this quick trick.


The Brilliant Miter Aid Measuring Clamp

Stop the tedious task of measuring miter joints with this incredible measuring clamp.


Sneaky Way to Hide Wires

If you’re running phone wire around a door, create homemade wire clamps from a clear plastic soda bottle.


Amazing Miter Joint Clamp

Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.


Clamp Extenders

Build some clever plywood clamp extenders to use when bar clamps are too short to do the job. It beats...

Home-Made Miter Clamps

Don’t spend money on store-bought miter clamps—make your own! All you have to do is cut a couple 8-in. x...


On-Board Hold-Down Clamp

This easy-to-build hold-down clamp adds great clamping versatility to any workbench and is quick to install.


Unclamping with a Pipe Clamp

Convert a pipe clamp—the type with a sliding crank handle—into a handy aid for disassembling old furniture.


Shop-Made Edge-Gluing Clamps

For about $30, you can fortify your bar clamp arsenal with these mighty tools. These clamps apply pressure horizontally as...


3 Pipe Clamp Storage Ideas

You can never have enough clamps around the shop. Where to store them is another matter, however. Here are three...


Caulk Gun Clamp

Sometimes bulky clamps just won’t do. When gluing up small projects such as a cutting board, a caulk gun is...


Clamping and Gluing Tips and Tricks

Health gurus say to "treat your body like a temple". Well, here at Construction Pro Tips we have a similar...


Storage: How to Store Clamps

Find the right clamp when you need it! Here's a great collection of tips for storing all the different kinds...

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Clamping Table Basics: Put Them to Work

Clamps grab and hold like no other tool can. Here's how to squeeze the most out of yours.


How to Build the Ultimate Clamp Rack

Build a clamp rack to store and roll all your clamps right up to where you’re working.


Learn How to Clamp

Improve your woodworking skills and glue joints with these 18 tips to show you how to clamp like a veteran...


How to Store Clamps

Find the right clamp when you need it! Your workshop can easily turn into the clutter capital of your home....