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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.

    Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use

    Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use

    How to Work with Scaffolding Safely

    How to rent, setup and use scaffolding when you have to work on your roof, siding or chimney.

    Crosscuts With a Table Saw Sled

    This gadget makes even wide crosscuts safe and simple

    How to Build a Copper Trellis for Your Garden

    Solder up this trellis in a weekend with ordinary copper tubing

    How to Properly Use a Roof Safety Harness

    Be safe—use roof brackets, a safety harness and commonsense rules

    How to Build Workbenches: 4 Knockdown Designs

    4 space-saving designs that set up in seconds.

    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....

    12 Gift Ideas for Kids Who Like DIY

    If you're looking for gifts to buy for a budding DIYer, future electrician, wannabe mechanic, dabbling woodworker, or would-be handyman,...

    Make a Shoe Rack with Modern Style

    Here's how to make a trendy, modern ladder shelf for your entry with just $35 worth of supplies and only...

    Pumpkin Carving with Power Tools

    Want to have some fun with your power tools this Halloween? Put them to use carving pumpkins! You just might...

    Planing rough-sawn lumber with a jointer and planer

    Flattening and squaring up rough stock opens all kinds of possibilities.

    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,...

    There’s a Blade for That: The Many Types of Reciprocating Saw Blades

    There's a reciprocating saw blade for cutting just about anything you can think of. There are also other attachments, which...

    22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools

    We've all done it: When the right tool for the job isn't nearby-or doesn't exist-we do the best we can...

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    Pressure Washer Maintenance and Tips

    We talked to a few power washer fanatics and several manufacturers to learn the best tips for using and maintaining...

    Sharpening Knives, Scissors and Tools

    13 expert sharpening tips and tools to make the job easier - no more dull DIY and garden tools!

    How to Get The Most Out of Your Jigsaw

    Tips for smoother, cleaner, more accurate cuts with your jigsaw.

    Best Air Tools for Automotive work

    You'll get more jobs done faster-and better-by expanding your collection of air tools. Air tools speed up auto work and...

    Mini Classic DIY Workbench for Kids

    Because every kid needs their own workspace

    Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

    Build this handy paper holder at one end of your workbench

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    Wood Putty vs. Wood Filler: When To Use Each

    Retailers often fail to distinguish between wood putty and wood filler, but there's a big difference.

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    Best Car Seat and Interior Cleaners of 2022

    These products are the best car seat cleaners to help keep your upholstery smelling fresh and looking good.

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    11 Best Leaf Rakes of 2022

    Some rakes are better suited to certain tasks than others. Learn about different types of leaf rakes — and which...

    Best Car Wax Buffers and Polishers of 2022

    Want to wax or polish your vehicle, but not sure which tool is right for the job? Check out our...

    How to Build a DIY Wood Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

    Got two hours to kill? Do we have a workbench for you!