Workshop Tools & Accessories

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floor lift jack
How to Rebuild a Floor Jack

A floor jack is a vital piece of garage equipment.

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Plastic Welding 101

It's a useful skill for joining or fixing plumbing pieces.

A worker in a fabrication shop welding aluminum.
How to Weld Aluminum With an Oxy-acetylene Torch

One welding technique to add to your skill set.

A woman uses a pressure washer.
How to Fix a Broken Electric Pressure Washer

Pressurized water can wash dirt from any surface.

A nail in a piece of wood.
15 Essential Woodworking Tools

Get started on every woodworking project you can imagine by using these vital tools.

A staple gun a white background.
Pneumatic Staple Gun vs Electric Staple Gun

A pneumatic staple gun is used in construction.

Filled cabinet in a garage
How to Install Premade Workshop Cabinets

Add storage and convenience to your work space.

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Determine Electricity Supply Needed for Your Workshop

Power up all those power tools for a productive day.

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Carpenter Tool Set Buying Tips

There are endless tool options. Know the essentials.

Sheet metal.
How to Use a Sheet Metal Shear

Sheet metal shears are very sharp.

galvanized steel wire
5 Best Uses for Galvanized Steel Wire

It's been strengthened by a chemical process.

Woodwork Joints With A Biscuit Jointer
Standard Biscuit Joiner Sizes

When in doubt, start on the smaller end.

An air compressor.
How to Replace Your Air Compressor Hose

You will eventually need to replace the hose.

A woman sits on a bench.
Building a Woodworking Bench in 5 Steps

A bench is a workshop necessity.

Sheet metal
Cutting Sheet Metal with an Electric Drill

Cutting sheet metal can be done using an electric drill.

drill and screws
How to Convert Your Everyday Tools into Bits For Your Power Drill

If you have it in manual form, upgrade to power.

Tools in a garage.
Must-Have Tools for Every Skill Level

Don't know what your toolbox needs? We do.

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A Tool Kit for the First-Time Homeowner

Feel empowered by your toolbox.

A DIYer framing a house with his shadow cast on the plywood.
5 Must-have Tools for the Advanced DIYer

Create an arsenal of essential tools.

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Budget DIY Power Tools

Want to expand your power tool collection, but are on a budget? Here are 4 tools that give the most bang for your buck.

saw blade with sap buildup
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.

Selecting tools at a Home Depot.
10 Tools You've Seen at the Store But Don't Know What They Do

A pilgrimage to the tool department at your favorite home center.

A fully stocked tool belt with the the words "Hot to Stock a Tool Belt."
Make the Most of Your Tool Belt

Up your efficiency by packing your tool belt right.

An assortment of tools from an EDC go-bag.
Assemble Your EDC Tools Go-Bag

Prepare for this question: "As long as you're here, can you take a look at this broken thing?"

Tools That Do Double-Duty

Can your power tools can go beyond everyday use to save you time, money, and garage space?

Using the Right Tool for the Job

Just remember, people don't fly and screwdrivers don't pry.

a dishwasher rack with plates and silverware
12 Household Tools You're Using Wrong

You might find a new use for something you've had for years.

Angle grinder
How to Improvise an Angle Grinder

Use a substitute with the same effect.

Pipes in a row.
Using a Pipe Cutter vs a Hacksaw

Is a pipe cutter or a hacksaw the better choice for you?

Using an impact wrench to remove lug nuts
8 Maintenance Tips for Keeping Your Impact Wrench Running Smoothly

An impact wrench might be the perfect tool for the job.

A woman uses a pressure washer.
How to Attach a Pressure Washer Hose

Attaching a pressure washer hose is an easy job.

A man welds aluminum.
3 Best Ways to Weld Aluminum

Welding aluminum is not easy.

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What Is a Live Wire Warning on an Electronic Stud Finder?

Electronic stud finders are tools that allow you to look into a wall for studs, joists, beams or wires.

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How to Modify Your Impact Wrench to Get More Torque

Modifying your impact wrench to get more torque is something that is never recommended by manufacturers.

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How to Fix Your Broken Beam-Type Torque Wrench

A beam–type torque wrench is a tool that is highly susceptible to breakage. Quite simple in form,

Woman with tools.
Handywoman Workspace

Just a few years ago, many women sat back and watched their male counterparts take on the home repair

Compressor
About Air Compressors

An air compressor is the central power source and your major investment. Air compressors are available