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5 ways to smarten your patio this fall

As the temperatures cool and the days get shorter, patios shift to marshmallow roasts and gameday grilling. It's a great time to make your outdoor entertaining smarter and add convenience, security and fun while you're at it. Here are a ways to bring your smart home outdoors.<p>Add a smart camera<p>Keep …

Smart Homes

Heavy-Duty Viking Bench

A brawny companion to our Viking table.<p>This heavy-duty Viking bench looks right at home with the massive built-to-last Viking long table. And rightly …

Woodworking

Five Ways to Use a Speed Square

If you're doing any kind of DIY or construction work, there are a handful of absolutely essential tools you need in your belt: hammer, tape measure, …

Review: Anker's newest wireless earbuds are dirt-cheap and sound amazing

Not long ago, Anker launched its answer to Apple’s AirPods with the Zolo Liberty – an impressive first effort that left a good impression, and retailed for $150. Now, it’s following it up with the SoundCore Liberty Lite.<p>We like the SoundCore Liberty Lite. For starters, it’s cheaper. Anker’s more …

Getting the most from OneNote, part I: A hidden Office gem

The more information you put into OneNote the more useful it is. You can tag, flag, recognize, record and search just about anything.<p>Microsoft's …

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

Secrets to Smoother Drywall

Dead-flat walls aren’t just about taping; they start with careful planning, smart staging, and solid installation strategies.<p>Homeowners aren’t likely …

Nick Offerman Explains the Psychological Benefits of Woodworking–and How It Can Help You Achieve Zen in Other Parts of Your Life

The world may know him as an actor and comedian, but Nick Offerman also loves woodworking. And he doesn't just love it in the evenings-and-weekends, …

How to: DIY Metal Inlay in Wood

I've always loved the feeling of contrasting materials, especially metal and hardwood. Metal is the yin to wood's yang: cold, crisp, and unforgiving, …

The Ultimate File Guide

The nail file is the workhorse of the nail technician’s kit just as jeans are the workhorse of the average person’s wardrobe. And while both started …

Invis Mx2 Invisible Joinery System

Price: $565 | Buy | LinkLamello’s Invis Mx2 is a system of connectors and a magnetic drill drive that lets you create invisible joints without using …

Built-in Bath Cabinet

Create the perfect space to keep all your bath products organized and easy to reach<p>This bath cabinet project is a great introduction to basic …

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

The 25 Craziest Cleaning Tips That Work

These crazy cleaning tips won’t seem so crazy after you try them.<p>Baking soda is a natural adsorbent, which means it has the ability to absorb odors …

How to Wear A Bomber Jacket In A Modern Way

A Brief History of The Bomber Jacket<p>On May 9, 1931 a leather flight jacket known as military specification number 94-3040 was adopted as standard …

Crew Neck

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

How to Lose Weight for an Android Body Type

An android body type, known more commonly as an “apple,” accumulates excess weight around the midsection. Not only is this a cosmetic concern, but …

Get fit in 15 minutes: The best exercise for blitzing cellulite from your bottom

WHAT TO DO<p>A curtsy lunge is a brilliant workout for your bottom, says celebrity personal trainer Nadya Fairweather (u-shape.co.uk).<p>Start with your …

The One Pocket Tool Every Knife Enthusiast Should Own

It doesn’t matter whether you’re the owner of an established collection or sticking to the same folder your dad gave you as a teenager; pocket knives …

Best Coffee Tables in 2018 – the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

<b>Looking for the best coffee table? Choosing one may pose a challenge with all the different options available out there for all types of coffee</b> …

Living Rooms

Why I Like to Use Shellac as Our Go-to Finish in My Box Making Class

Shellac is a great finish. It dries fast and if used correctly, can build up a decent protective layer on wood very effectively. It is not resistant …

Looking Sharp: How to Make Your Own Knife in 8 Steps - DIY

The indispensable utility knife is, without argument, the most useful implement for tooling about a farm, homestead or shop. Whether you’re cutting …

15 Shed Building Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The Family Handyman editors have decades of experience building sheds. Here, they share their top lessons learned, so you can achieve the ultimate …

Tips of the Week: Workbench Speed Square Holster, Masking with Old Earplugs, Photographing Disassemblies

<i>Tips of the Week is our weekly peek at some of the best making tips, tricks, and recommendations we’ve discovered in our travels. Check in every Friday to see what we’ve discovered. And we want to hear from you. Please share your tips, shortcuts, best practices, and tall shop tales in the comments</i> …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

7 Ways to Deal With the Family Bully

Contrary to popular belief bullying doesn't disappear along with the acne, driving course and ACT prep tests of the teen years. In fact, it continues …

Dotdash

9 Unexpected Ways To Clear Negative Energy From Your Life That Actually Work

When your life gets clouded with negative energy, it can be hard to see through it. It can feel like there's an all-encompassing fog that's never …

20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

Cooking