Tools & Know-How
Smart wall materials and sleek solar electric panels from the International Builders' Show
This make-it-yourself bedspring clamp works on even the most oddly shaped pieces.
Four holiday gifts that nearly any DIY enthusiast would love to get their hands on
Three clever updates on traditional hand tools created by folks who r put high value on functionality.
This easy to make drill stop will guarantee that a hole is bored to the exact depth desired.
Tips, techniques and products to keep your garage safe from intruders.
Modern-day composite decking combines strength, good looks, durability and resistance to wear, scratching and fading.
Four super-performing screws for wood, concrete and composite decking.
A tile wet saw is an indispensable tool when working with larger, thicker or harder tiles like porcelain.
One morning I woke up to discover a huge water leak in the family room ceiling. This device helped my track down the cause.
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.
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.