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    What To Know About Poplar Wood

    Wondering what you should know about poplar wood before using it for a woodworking project? A pro woodworker shares his insights.

    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 To Build a Table Saw Crosscut Sled

    Make crosscuts on the table saw more accurately, repeatably and safely with a crosscut sled.


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    9 Best Paints for Interior Walls

    Choosing the right interior wall paint for your next room refresh can save you time and money. Here are some...

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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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    This Car-Cleaning Putty Is All over TikTok — Here’s Why

    This fun-looking car-cleaning putty even gets weird, crusty stuff out of your air conditioner vents.

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    7 Best Paints for Windows

    Want to transform window panes, glassware, vases and other glass objects? You can do it with paint, but not just...


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    Best Cordless Drills and Drivers for 2022

    Looking to buy a new cordless drill? We've rounded up some of the best options for you to consider.


    Everything to Consider When Buying an Impact Driver

    Work faster and better with a cordless impact driver.


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    8 Best Wood Glues

    Wondering about the best wood glue for your project? A pro woodworker offers his top wood glues and when DIYers...

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    9 Adaptive Tools To Make Gardening With Disabilities Easier

    Gardening can be relaxing and therapeutic. These adaptive gardening tools help those with limitations enjoy their time in the garden.


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    9 Best Corded Drills of 2022

    Corded drills provide more power and performance than their cordless counterparts. Here's a roundup of some of the best options...


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    The 9 Best Miter Saw Blades of 2022

    Shopping for a miter saw blade? Here's what to look for, along with nine great options to consider.


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    The 8 Best Table Saws of 2022

    Contractors, cabinetmakers, home improvement enthusiasts and amateur woodworkers all use them. These are some of the best table saws you...


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    Family Handyman Approved: Ryobi RS290G Random Orbit Sander

    Here's why we like this affordable random orbit sander from Ryobi.

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    Types of Saws and When To Use Them

    Whether you're a woodworker, hobbyist or a home repair specialist, you need saws. Here's some help for choosing the right...


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    DIY 101: How To Properly Read a Tape Measure

    Reading a tape measure may not come naturally to most DIYers, but a few expert tips can make this all-important...


    Does Cleaning Headlights With Toothpaste Actually Work?

    Internet trends suggest that toothpaste makes a great headlight cleaner. But is this actually true?


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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...


    10 Best Sanders for Wood Projects

    When you need the best sander for wood, consider the nature of the job, cost, ease of use and corded...


    Buying a Car Jack and Jack Stands

    Car stands are not something you want to mess around with when it comes to safety. Here's what you...

    10 Types of Sanding Tools for Wood Projects

    Got some sanding to do? You can find a specialty sanding tool for the job that's guaranteed to be easier...


    The 9 Best Drills For Home Projects

    Affordable and versatile, a quality driver/drill is a key part of any DIYer's toolkit. Here are the best drills for...

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    How to Clean Corroded Battery Terminals

    Car battery maintenance is an important part of keeping your vehicle running smoothly. Here's everything you need to know.


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    10 Best Auto Mechanic Tool Boxes

    Mechanic toolboxes are not just for professional auto mechanics. A sturdy toolbox helps DIYers keep their prized tool collection handy...


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    8 Best Garden Scooters for Easy Gardening

    Kick off spring gardening with a new garden scooter. These mobile seats make plant- and turf-tending so much easier on...


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    9 Best Paint Edging Tools for Painting Trim

    When painting a room, the biggest hassle is trimming around baseboards and ceilings. Work smarter, not harder, by picking the...


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    9 Best Jump Starters

    A dead car battery can ruin your day. A boost from a friend works, but a portable jump starter gets...


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    The 10 Best Plunge Routers of 2022

    When you're ready to take your woodworking to the next level, a plunge router is a smart purchase. Here are...