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Tools & Materials
Hands-on guides to some of your favorite tools and materials
Carpenter Tips and Tools for Measuring and Marking
If you do any amount of carpentry or woodworking in your professional life, you're practically guaranteed to have a use for at least one of these tips and tools.
How to Install a Handrail
Circular Saw Cutting Guide
Drills Accessories for the Pros
Cutting Tools: Cut Metal, Wood and More, Faster
Air Compressor and Hose Tips for the Pros
Master Your Hole Saw
A good hole saw kit is a staple in every pro's arsenal. Check out these...
What You Need To Know About Treated Lumber
What is treated lumber? Is all treated lumber the same? Which type should be used...
How To Install a Window (VIDEO)
A step-by-step video guide to installing a Marvin Window
Make Your Own Barnwood in Nine Steps
What You Need To Get Started In Welding
Get into welding with this guide
Cordless Brad Nailers Buying Guide
We wondered if cordless nailers had finally improved enough to replace our trusty pneumatic tools....
Learn How to Weld
How to build a welding table Welding seems intimidating, but it’s not once you...
Revive a Tired Deck
Rescue my deck I have a 20 year old deck at a rental property. The treated...
Best Caulk For Kitchens, Baths, Gutters, And More
With a little knowledge, selecting sealant is simple Admit it. You’ve been one of...
Flattening Rough-Sawn Wood
Woodworkers all have their own system for flattening wood, some of which are pretty complex....
How to Work With Manufactured Stone
Manufactured stone is almost indistinguishable from the real thing these days. Check out these great...
Why Wood Moves & Why You Need To Know
Ultimate Tape Measure Guide
Here's our one-stop guide to all things concerning tape measures, from product feature recommendations to...
How to Cope
A coped joint looks better than a mitered joint. Here are some brilliant pointers on...
Hot Glue Gun: A Workshop Essential
Too many people think that hot glue guns are just for arts and crafts. Here...
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DIY UNIVERSITY Online Courses
Take a look at these great tips that'll show you how to get the most...
Master Your Bench Grinder
A bench grinder may not be a tool you’ll use every day. However, if...
Clever Tool Hacks
Tools are usually designed and built with one job in mind, but with a little...
Stay Safe On the Job
Here are a few safety tips to make sure that you make it home every...