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October 29, 2016

How to Hang a Picture Using a Cleat

Make and use a wooden cleat to hang pictures

September 24, 2016

Harvesting Granite with a Diamond Necklace

You Won't Believe How These Massive Blocks of White Granite Are Cleaved from This Underground Mountain

August 18, 2015

Why Capped Cellular PVC May be the Ultimate Decking Material

Capped cellular PVC decking may well represent the best of all worlds when it comes to outdoor deck material. 

April 27, 2015

The Latest in PVC Decking PLUS a Lightweight Paver for Resurfacing Decks and Patios.

PVC decking that looks for all the world like real wood.  Lightweight pavers for resurfacing an existing deck or patio.

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.

August 02, 2014

Table Saw Accident Leads to New, Safer Push Stick

Innovative push stick design offers good control and keeps hands well away from blade

May 05, 2014

Make Your Own Replacement Knob Using a 3D Printer

Make hard-to-find replacement parts using 3D printing technology and free design software.

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

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.

March 30, 2013

The Latest in Composite Decking

Modern-day composite decking  combines strength, good looks, durability and resistance to wear, scratching and fading.

November 30, 2012

How a Moisture Meter Solved the Mystery of an Overnight Ceiling Leak

Rude Awakening. 
One morning I woke up to discover a huge water leak in the family room ceiling.  This device helped my track down the cause.

November 15, 2012

How to Get and Keep Your Kitchen Knives Super Sharp

The Dull Truth   The fact is, most kitchen knives are far from sharp.  Not only is a dull knife frustrating to use, it can actually be more dangerous than a well-honed blade since a dull cutting tool often invites the use of excessive pressure making it more likely to slip.

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