Power Tools

How to Make Your Own Mini Miter Saw, Jigsaw, Drill and More

The Easy HomeMade Projects channel provides do-able examples of DIY power tools<p>Here's one of those channels that makes you thankful YouTube exists. …

Woodworking

5 Fantastic Tools All DIYers Should Have On Hand

These five products have been tested and approved by The Family Handyman editors. Find out why we think all DIYers should have them at the ready.<p>When …

Woodworking

These are the 5 best Amazon deals right now

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Happy Monday! It's the …

Shopping

Here's How They Mill Handrails That Are Already Curved

Alternate title: "Crazy German router attachments"<p>I'd always assumed that curved wooden handrails were first milled, then steam-bent into shape. …

Woodworking

Nailed It!

Designer Michael David Young calls the Auto Hammer his “mad scientist project” but we’re pretty sure it’s just pure genius! Imagined as an economical …

Portable

Lidl offers of the week on power tools and pansies

A table saw, belt sander and bench grinder are among the workshop tools on offer at Lidl this week.<p>The budget supermarket is selling a wide range of …

Huddersfield

Today only, RIDGID’s GEN5X Impact Wrench Kit is $159 shipped (Reg. $220+)

Today only, as a part of its Special Buys of the Day, Home Depot is currently offering the RIDGID GEN5X 18-Volt Brushless Impact Wrench Kit for <b>$159 shipped</b>. That’s a savings of $60+ off when buying the tool and battery individually and that does not account for the cost of the charger. Today’s deal …

Gear & Gadgets

Boomdash Digital takes us into the world of Evil Dead

Do you think you have what it takes to kill Deadites and survive the cabin (a.k.a. Ash Willams’ “evil mistress in the woods”)? Try playing Boomdash …

Horror

40 Awesome Outdoor Woodworking Projects for Beginners – Page 20

Classic Adirondack Chair<p>Plop down in one of these solid wood chairs and you’ll appreciate the comfort of this traditional design. You don’t have to …

Woodworking

Miter Box Maestro

I don’t believe Ron Herman would argue with his being described as somewhat obsessed with traditional hand tools. For someone …The post Miter Box …

Woodworking

Small Business Administration chief Linda McMahon is Trump’s happy wrestler

Linda McMahon joined President Trump's Cabinet as one of its most popular members: The pro wrestling pioneer collected rare support from Democrats as …

Business Administration

EGO Power+ 15” POWERLOAD String Trimmer review

<b>REVIEWS</b> – A couple of years ago, I reviewed the EGO Power+ 530 CFM Blower. I had never used a battery powered yard tool before and absolutely fell in …

Carbon Fiber

How to Kill Elm Trees

Tall elm trees can be an inconvenience in urban areas.<p>Step 1<p>Cut the elm tree down with a chain saw, with the blade as close to the ground as …

Power Tools

How to Change the Blade on a Ryobi Scroll Saw

Step 1<p>Set the saw down on a steady table so it is level and does not sway. Check to make sure that the saw is not plugged in and it is safe for the …

Woodworking

How to Cut Crown Molding With a Compound Miter Saw

credit: Eimantas Buzas/iStock/Getty Images<p>Use crosscut blades for clean cuts.<p>Right, Outside and Left, Inside Corners<p>Step 1<p>Don safety glasses and a …

Woodworking

How To Use A Speed Square (AKA Rafter Square)

Speed Squares provide an incredible bang for your buck. They’re pretty inexpensive and they’re dead useful. In fact, any contractor worth his salt …

Woodworking

Learn How to Build a DIY Ring Light like Roger Deakins

One of Roger Deakins' secret cinematographic weapons is a ring light that you can actually build yourself.<p>Becoming a world-class cinematographer like …

Cinematography

STL170: Biscuit Joiner vs. Dowel Jigs

<i>This episode of is sponsored by Varathane:</i> <i><br>From furniture and cabinets to floors and crafts, professionals and DIYers alike have trusted the ultimate</i> …

Woodworking

URI scientist: Long-legged lizards better adapted for hurricane survival

But shorter hind legs also beneficial<p>KINGSTON, R.I. - August 16, 2018 - Jason Kolbe has been thinking about hurricanes and lizards for many years.<p>The …

Zoology

The only tools you’ll need for practically any DIY home-repair job:

Most minor home-repair or building projects are well within most people’s abilities. Here are the tools you’ll need.

Woodworking

How to Make a Table Saw Rip Fence

A table saw is ideal for ripping long strips off a board.<p>Step 1<p>Measure the distance from the front of the table saw's table to the rear of the …

Woodworking

Table Saw 101 - Woodworking | Blog | Videos | Plans | How To

Print<p>Print<p>If there is a single piece of machinery I couldn’t do without in my workshop, it’s the table saw. It’s the first machine I bought when I …

Woodworking

Hands on: Ring's iPhone-ready, self-running Spotlight Cam Solar

Amazon's Ring is omnipresent in smarthome security, and the Spotlight Cam Solar is an attempt to further cement that position among picky iOS and …

Solar Panels

Woodworking in Motion

I have long held the opinion that trying to learn motion from the printed word is at best a challenge …The post Woodworking in Motion appeared first …

Woodworking

How to Make Crown Molding Corner Blocks

Decorative router bits add style to your crown molding corner blocks.<p>Step 1<p>Cut a small piece of crown molding with a miter saw. Hold it in place …

Woodworking

The Latest Workout Recovery Tools Look Just Like Power Drills

TheraGun G2Pro, $599 at TheraGun<p>If you follow fitness and wellness influencers on social media, you’ve likely seen very loud, power drill …

Exercise

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Whether or not to stain pine fences is primarily a matter of preference. It is done in an attempt to maintain a specific appearance throughout the life of the fence, or to extend the longevity of the fence. Most woods, including treated pine, will eventually fade to a silver gray color. Stain may …

Home Improvement

How to Recondition 18 Volt Drill Batteries

Reconditioning a drill battery containing NiCad cells is easy.<p>Step 1<p>Make sure your battery appears fully charged before starting the procedure of …

Crystals

ManMade Recommended: This is, Hands Down, the Best Dust Mask for Woodworking

Hopefully, you're already a committed safety glass wearer. Grabbing a pair for even the simplest drilling/driving task is good practice, and a part …

Woodworking

Kerf Bending Plywood

<i>Editor’s note: From time to time I wander around various woodworking forums looking for fresh ideas and perspectives in the woodworking community. A</i> …

Woodworking