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Thermapen ONE Food Thermometer Review

This nifty gadget delivers rapid, accurate results.

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10 Great Affordable Tools on Amazon

Fill in the gaps in your workshop with these bargains.

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9 DIY Skills to Learn in the New Year

Pick up some new basics you can build on over time.

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Tool Gift Guide 2020

Check out a range for different kinds of people.

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How Much Does a 2x4 Weigh? (and Other Common Questions)

It depends on the type of wood, and how dense and dry it is.

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What Tools are Worth the Money (and Which Ones Aren't)

Some well made basics are worth a few extra bucks.

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How to Clean Your Home Improvement Tools

Keep your gear in great working shape.

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DIY Tool Gift Guide 2019

Give your favorite DIYer the unexpected this holiday season.

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Home Alone Home Defense: What Kevin Does and What You Should Actually Do

The movie may be a comedy, but there are some good homeowner tips in Home Alone.

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6 Non-obvious Places to Hide a Key

Don't get locked out unexpectedly! Hide a spare key somewhere clever and safe.

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9 Black Friday Tool Deals on Amazon

Check some names off your list or pick up something for you!

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9 Ways to Go Green in Your Workshop

These easy steps can save you energy bucks.

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11 High Tech Tools to Get on Prime Day 2021

Check out the literal cutting edge.

A completed wooden bench outside on the lawn.
How to Build a Wood Bench

A wooden bench is a great project for a beginning DIYer.

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Tool Deals We're Hoping to See on Prime Day 2021

We're drilling down for some niche applications.

A jigsaw cutting rounded pieces of wood.
Must-have Power Tools for the Intermediate DIYer

As your skills advance, so should your tools.