Workshop Tools & Accessories

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Wrenches in a row.
Monkey Wrench vs. Pipe Wrench

Adjustable wrenches are handy for all kinds of different projects around the house.

Tools hanging upside down.
8 Ways to Store Tools

Garages, workshops and tool sheds can all get a little messy over time.

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How to Use Hardware Cloth Around Your Home

Keep some of this handy material in your workshop for its spontaneous uses.

A man installing wood flooring with a pneumatic nailer.
Pneumatic Tool Maintenance

With these few simple tips, you can keep your tools working beautifully through many DIY tasks.

A broken piggy bank with coins spilling out and a hammer next to it.
How to Save Money on DIY Supplies

Make the most of your budget with these shopping tips!

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How to Buy Used Tools

Save some money, but make sure you're getting a quality product!

A man wearing goggles to protect him from sparks.
Protect Your Eyes and Hands When You DIY

Avoid injury, learn how to choose the right eye and hand protection for the job.

A grouping of yard tools hanging up on the outside of a shed.
14 Must-Have Tools for Homesteading

Don't start your homesteading journey without looking at this list first!

A female welder lifting up the guard on her welding mask.
6 General Welding Tips for Beginners

Welding has never been simpler than this using these six helpful tips.

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Products That Keep You Safe While You DIY

Stay safe and avoid injury with these products.

A yellow soldering torch with a flame.
How to Use a Soldering Torch

Follow these 11 steps for a successful soldering project.

A welder working on a metal structure.
Proper Welding Torch Techniques

Know how to handle a welding torch for the best results.

A woodworker using a jigsaw on a piece of lumber.
5 Must-Have Tools for Woodworking

Want to get a start in woodworking but not sure which tools you need? You may already have them!

corrugated sheet metal
How to Cut Corrugated Sheet Metal

Cutting corrugated sheet metal is dangerous if you don't know what you're doing. Follow this guide to cut it properly and safely.

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How to Change an Angle Grinder Disc

Although replacing an angle-grinder disc takes a little bit of know-how, it's a quick do-it-yourself project that can be finished in minutes.

using soldering iron to fix circuit board
Soldering Guns vs. Soldering Irons

Although soldering irons and soldering guns are similar, there are advantages and disadvantages when using them for different purposes.

A sawhorse on a work site.
Workshop Planning: Building Your Own Sawhorse

Considering designing your own workshop? Start with the easiest step: build your own sawhorse!

A pressure washer cleaning mildew off of a brick patio.
How to Make Your Own Pressure Washer Detergent

If you're thinking of replacing your old windows with something strong, both laminated and tempered glass windows are options to think about.

The tip of a slotted screwdriver loosening or tightening a screw.
8 Household Replacements for a Flat Head Screwdriver

Sometimes tools go missing, but what do you do if you need a flat head screwdriver and yours is gone? Try these instead.

A blue and black angle grinder is plugged in a ready to use.
5 Tips to Remember When Using an Angle Grinder on Stone

An angle grinder is the way to go for cutting stone. Follow these five tips and make the job smooth and easy.

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How to Convert Your Metric Wrench Set to Imperial Units

Here is a quick reference guide for converting measurements between metric and imperial units.

A sheet or plate of stainless steel.
How to Cut Stainless Steel Plate

Cutting metal seems impossible, but it can be done safely if you know what to do and what to use.

Table Saw vs Chop Saw

Read this article for advice on the difference between table saws and chop saws.

How to Build Your Own Ammeter

Follow these steps to build an ammeter.

Two antique adjustable wrenches.
Our Tools and Why We Love Them

The ancient relationship between the DIYer and the tool.

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Taking Care of Electric Tools: Basic Maintenance Tips

To ensure that your electric tools work when you need them to, you must take proper care of them. A

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Build A Breaker Bar In Five Steps

A breaker bar allows you to extend the overall length of a wrench or socket wrench so that you can apply

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Should I Buy Or Rent A Pressure Washer?

If you only use a pressure washer once or twice a year, it may make more sense to rent a pressure washer

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How To Weld A Bandsaw Blade

There will be times when you can weld a bandsaw blade instead of having to buy a new one. Bandsaws are

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How to Adjust a Pressure Washer

A pressure washer cleans the accumulated dirt from sturdy surfaces such as driveways, siding, and garage

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A Hot Pressure Washer Explained: Inside and Out

A hot pressure washer is very useful for cleaning dirt and grease from a variety of surfaces. These washers

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4 Different Types of Welding Rods Explained

Welding rods, or welding electrodes, are metal rods that melt and become part of the strong bond that

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Pros and Cons of Spot Welding

Spot welding is one of the most popular forms of welding. It is the process by which 2 pieces, or edges

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3 Advantages to Owning Your Own Welding Machine

Owning your own welding machine has several benefits. One advantage is that you will not have to pay

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Installing a Vise on a Woodworking Bench

Your vise is one of the most important tools on the woodworking bench. It is used for innumerable jobs

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Adjusting and Using a Drafting Table

A drafting table is something that every sketch artist, drafter, architect should have as part of their

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3 Steps to Removing Wood Fillers

Wood fillers are paste or grain products which are intended to fill in pores and even out wood grain

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How to Properly Care for a Handsaw

Properly caring for an old or new handsaw will extend its quality and length of life, making it a more

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How to File Down a Stripped Phillips Head Screwdriver

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to tighten a screw with a Phillips head screwdriver, only

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How to Use a Level Tool to Level Your Soil

You can use a level tool for many things. One of them, although it might not immediately occur to most