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Clever Tape Measure Tricks Every Craftsman Should Know

From helping with math to drawing straight lines, the humble tape measure has plenty of hidden talents.<p>A tape measure's purpose is obvious. Just pull out the blade and it will tell you just how long something is. It'll even adjust for the width of its own hook. But in the hands of an experience …

15 Must-Have Tools for Your Garage

Your Toolbox Isn’t Complete Without These Products from Mac Tools<p>If you’ve rebuilt an engine, replaced rusted floor pans, overhauled your car’s …

Woodworking

A Cleaner Way to Putty Nail Holes - Woodworking | Blog | Videos | Plans | How To

Print<p>Print<p>A reader’s tip makes cleaning up excess wood putty a thing of the past, using something all of us already have in our workshops. Chris …

Woodworking

Watch How Photoshop Can Transform a Dull Photo into a Vibrant Image That “Pops” (VIDEO)

Everyone wants to create dramatic images with vibrant, natural colors that "pop.” And as you’ll see in the video below, there’s a bit more involved …

Homeowners Spent a Record Amount on Remodeling—but on What, Exactly?

With the Great Recession now <i>finally</i> in the rearview mirror, many homeowners—and their bank accounts—are suddenly a bit more flush. And that's good …

Five Tips for Dealing With Mice In Your Home

Mice are simultaneously cute and some of the most horrendous pests of all time. If you’re dealing with a minor infestation, these tips will help you …

Cleaning

21 Tools Every Shadetree Mechanic Should Have On Hand

When it comes to pure bliss, little can rival wrenching on your ride. Build a vintage piece from the ground up, keep your family sedan running like …

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Use a Tape Measure Like a Pro With These Handy Tips

The tape measure is a tried and true tool that every craftsman should have in their toolbox. Whether you’re new to building things or an experienced …

Woodworking