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Tools & Materials
Hands-on guides to some of your favorite tools and materials
The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen
What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.
How To Cope
How To Use A Hot Glue Gun In Construction
Flattening Rough-Sawn Wood
Get the Most Out of Your Hammer
Seven Workshop Storage Tips
7 inventive ways to organize your work space and the tools that threaten to clutter it
10 Expertly Efficient Tools Every Handy Person Should Own
Find out why you need these in your toolbox ASAP. These are the products our...
A Guide to Construction Air Compressors
Take a look at these great tips that'll show you how to get the most...
Things To Know About Lumber (VIDEO)
Expert craftsmen Scott Wadsworth shares some of his vast knowledge concerning lumber
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
Are 12-point sockets as good as six-point sockets? Find out the answer—and why—before...
Cordless Brad Nailers Buying Guide
We wondered if cordless nailers had finally improved enough to replace our trusty pneumatic tools....
Plywood or OSB- Which Is Better?
Plywood vs OSB: There is a difference. Find out which one to use on your next project.
What Kind Of Drywall Should You Choose?
When it comes to drywall, you've got options. Find out which kind you should use...
Connect PEX to copper without solder
Maximize Hybrid Piping Systems With New PEX Expansion And Copper Press Transitions.
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.
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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...