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August 23, 2014

Glide-Out Rack Keeps Pots and Pans Close at Hand and Out of Sight

This glide-out rack offers compact cookware storage and eliminates the need for stacking

September 03, 2013

Make Positive Drill Stops from Scrap Wood

This easy to make drill stop will guarantee that a hole is bored to the exact depth desired.

July 01, 2013

Five Affordable, Easy-to-Do Bathroom Improvements

Five bathroom improvement projects that won't deplete your wallet or eat up and entire weekend

March 01, 2013

The Surprising Virtues of PVC Decking

PVC decking is lightweight, stain resistant, easy to install and convincingly wood-like.

August 29, 2012

Firehouse Kitchen on Life Support Successfully Rescued

The most striking firehouse kitchen in the country.  Firefighters in Palos, IL win a $25,000 IKEA kichen in a nationwide competition co-sponsored by The Family Handyman magazine.

July 05, 2012

The House That Barns Built

Jim  Pendleton built this 41-room house in Spencer, Indiana from the parts of 25 barns he demolsihed.

May 26, 2012

A Dozen Things (and more) You Can Do With a Combination Square

The combination square is one of my most used tools.  This video demonstrates a dozen (I can think of several more) measuring and marking tasks at which it excels.

April 19, 2012

An Amazing Screw that Practically Drives Itself into Materials

A uniquely designed screw that drives in with practically no effort and virtually elminates splitting.

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