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Tools & Materials
Hands-on guides to some of your favorite tools and materials
Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?
Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?
6 Point Sockets vs. 12 Point Sockets
Cordless Brad Nailers Buying Guide
Plywood or OSB- Which Is Better?
What Kind Of Drywall Should You Choose?
Connect PEX to copper without solder
Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater
Should your next water heater be tankless. Ryan Holden says yes. Find out why.
How To Use A Multimeter
Multimeters are a super-handy tool, and they are easier to use than you think. We'll show you how.
Making Sense of Lumber Dimensions
The difference between “nominal” and “actual” dimensions for items like 2x4 dimensions
Do you know the difference between tungsten and carbide? Read this and you will.
Master The Reciprocating Saw
A reciprocating saw is a powerful, versatile tool. We’ll show you a few tricks...
15 Things Harbor Freight Employees Won’t Tell You
Everyone seems to have an opinion on deep-discount retailer Harbor Freight. Some DIY enthusiasts love...
Ever wonder what the difference is between enamel and regular paint? Wonder no more.
Clever Tool Hacks
Tools are usually designed and built with one job in mind, but with a little...
Helical pier footings are becoming more popular than ever. Find out why you may want...
A Well Lit Workspace: Garage Lighting and Workshop Lights
Find your way in the dark with these cool products that help light the darkest...
Best Caulk For Kitchens, Baths, Gutters, And More
When it comes to choosing the right caulk for a job there are a lot...
Get the Most Out of Your Hammer
Did you know a hammer can be used for all sorts of jobs besides pounding...
Pressure Washer Tips
Pressure washing a house is one of the most important steps before painting an exterior...
How To Rebuild A Framing Nailer
New life for an old tool
Cut Tile With A Grinder
Cut clean, accurate circles and squares in stone and ceramic tile with an angle grinder.
Choosing A Small Air Compressor
We sorted through the specs, tried them out and found all of the factors you...
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DIY UNIVERSITY Online Courses
Which way should you install the drywall on your next project, horizontally or vertically? We...
How To Use A Torque Wrench
Did you know that more problems are caused by over-tightening than under-tightening.
5 Essential Tools for Working With Tile
Great gear for an easier job and better results
Ultimate Tape Measure Guide
Here's our one-stop guide to all things concerning tape measures, from product feature recommendations to...