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February 13, 2020

If You’ve Got a Project That Involves Demolition, You’ll Want to Know About This Tool.

I try out a new tool designed and engineered to do one task exceptionally well -- demolition.

November 07, 2019

Innovative New Tool Quickly Removes Wood and Tile Floors, Wood Trim and More

Innovative New Tool for Quickly Removing Wood and Tile Floors, Wood Trim and More

December 18, 2016

How to Remove a Screw with No Head

How to remove a screw with no head.

July 19, 2016

DeWalt Impact Ready Right Angle Flexible Shaft Holder

DeWALT IMPACT READY® Right Angle Flexible Shaft Holder Review:

July 31, 2015

Unique Pry Tool Quickly Removes Wood Trim without Damaging Either the Trim or Walls

This innovative prying tool is designed to remove wood trim quickly and without damage to either trim or walls.

October 28, 2014

11 Facts and Falsehoods about Kitchen Knife Sharpening

Myths an falsehoods abound when it comes to knife sharpening.  Here are some of the more popular beliefs -- some true, some false.

January 25, 2014

How to Clamp Awkward Shapes with a Bed Spring

This make-it-yourself bedspring clamp works on even the most oddly shaped pieces.

November 19, 2013

Four Holiday Gift Ideas with DIY Appeal

Four holiday gifts that nearly any DIY enthusiast would love to get their hands on

November 06, 2013

Clever Updates for Three Traditional Hand Tools

Three clever updates on traditional hand tools created by folks who r put high value on functionality.

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.

February 17, 2013

Advantages of a Tile Wet Saw for Larger, Thicker Tiles

A tile wet saw is an indispensable tool when working with larger, thicker or harder tiles like porcelain.

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.

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