Tools, Gear and Equipment

The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.

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What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for proper building site prep.

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How to Make 3 Different DIY No-Sew Face Masks

Looking for an easy way to make a mask without breaking out the sewing machine? All you need is a...


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How to Safely Remove Disposable Gloves, According to the CDC

Who knew there was a right and wrong way to remove disposable gloves? Follow these steps to maintain a protective...


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How to Make a DIY Face Mask

Keep yourself and others safe and healthy by wearing this DIY face mask.


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10 Secret Kitchen Ingredients That Can Help Your Garden Grow

These common kitchen pantry ingredients will bring new life and color to your garden.

Chainsaw Safety

Do it the right way and prevent chainsaw injuries and chainsaw cuts


Ladder Stabilizers

Work faster and smarter—and feel 10 times safer!

Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use

Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use


How to Work with Scaffolding Safely

How to rent, setup and use scaffolding when you have to work on your roof, siding or chimney.


How to Properly Use a Roof Safety Harness

Be safe—use roof brackets, a safety harness and commonsense rules