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12 Woodworking Hand Tools

Woodworking requires many tools without any cords or batteries. Here are the essential hand tools for successful woodworking projects.

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Homeowner’s Guide To Strap Wrenches

Have you ever been frustrated trying to get a grip on a pipe or other rounded object? The solution is...


How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

Build this footstool and gain a perfect place to stow your stuff.


5 Best Hatchets and Axes of 2022

Looking to fell a tree or need a chopping tool for your next camping trip? Whatever the job, we've got...


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Sledge Hammers: What To Know Before You Buy

If you plan on installing fences or doing serious renovation work, you'll definitely need a good sledge hammer. Here's what...

This Trio of Tools Will Save Your Sanity

These tools will come in handy over and over again.


Stripped Screw Hack: Use a Rubber Band to Grip Stripped Screws

Place a wide rubber band in between the screw driver and the tripped screw head, then apply hard, but slow...

19 Things You Should Be Buying Used Instead of New

Pre-owned items can offer big savings and often are almost as good as brand new.


Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.


Best Hammer Upgrades

Hammers aren't just a just a stick and a chunk of metal anymore. Check out this story for a bunch...


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?

Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Hammer

Here's how to decide which hammer will work best for you and your construction needs.


Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

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


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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.


8 Best Value Brand Hand Tools You Can Find at Home Depot

Heading to your favorite home-improvement store anytime soon? Treat yourself to some new hand tools! These best value hand tools...


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Differences Between a Hammer Drill and Rotary Hammer

Learn about these drills and don't let a little concrete get in your way

How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines

Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters


Heavy Hitting Sledge Hammer

We expect a lot from our sledgehammers. We want an indestructible head and a handle that can withstand overstrike.


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18 Incredibly Handy Hammer Hacks

The humble hammer is a go-to for most home improvement projects. But did you know it can do more than...


Utility Knife Dot Hack

I must have 4 or 5 utility knives at different spots around the house. And sometimes when they get dull,...


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10 Awesome Hammer Hacks

You can use a hammer to pound nails, but there's so much more you can do, too! Check out these...


Replace a Maul Handle or Other Striking Tool Handle

A fiberglass handle will add years to the life of a sledgehammer or a splitting maul handle