Tools, Gear and Equipment

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Best-Reviewed Snow Shovels on Amazon

Upgrade your snow shovel this winter to a product that's Amazon reviewer approved. Find your best snow shovel here.

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The Best Cordless Routers and Why You Need One

These powerful trim routers make it easy to cut the cord


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Oddball Amazon Products That’ll Make You a Better DIYer

Necessity is the mother of invention, and nowhere is this borne out more convincingly than in do-it-yourself home improvement. Here...


Best Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

The "outdoors" means a lot of things to a lot of people. These 11 gift ideas are aimed at the...


Giving Tuesday: 5 Handy Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Giving Tuesday is Dec. 1 this year. Here's how you can give back.


Avoid Pandemic Shipping Delays: Buy Our Favorite Holiday Gifts from 2020 Early

The holiday shopping and shipping season is shorter than usual due to the pandemic. Here are our favorite 2020 products...

Stuff We Love: Milwaukee M18 Cordless Double Cut Shear

Cut through metal faster and easier with this cordless tool from Milwaukee Tool.


Stuff We Love: Milwaukee M12 Rivet Tool 

Cut through metal faster and easier with this cordless tool from Milwaukee Tool.


Stuff We Love: Carhartt Pac Winter Work Boot

Keep your feet warm, dry and happy with these high-quality work boots from Carhartt.


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8 Best Car Dog Barriers

If your dog can't sit still in the car, a dog barrier will ensure they don't end up in your...


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Stuff We Still Love: Pipe Wrench, Doweling Jig and Glue Gun

These three classic tools are as relevant today as when they first appeared on our pages decades ago.


Stuff We Love: Lacrosse Alpha Range Winter Work Boots

Keep your feet warm, dry and happy with these high-quality work boots from Lacrosse.


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Upgrade Your Garage With These Amazon Prime Day Deals

Clear your mind and your space with these discounted garage items during Amazon Prime Day.


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6 Prime Day Products to Help Us Weather the Winter

Winter is right around the corner. These Prime Day products will help you prepare for the snow and ice.


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6 Best Motion Sensor Cameras for Your Home

No matter what your needs, there's a motion sensor camera for you. Here are our top picks.

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11 Tools Every Renter Needs

If you or someone you know is a renter, these tools can make life easier.


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8 Leaf Blowers We Love

Shopping for a leaf blower? Here's a list of great picks for every need, including something for every budget.


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Best Car Seat and Upholstery Cleaners for 2020

These products are the best car seat cleaners to help keep your upholstery smelling fresh and looking good.


10 DIY Tools You Should Own By 40

DIY tools in your 20s and even most of your 30s may only include some hand tools and a smattering...


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3 Stellar Tools Made in the USA

Now's the perfect time to add these American-made tools to your collection.


8 Products to Splurge on This Week

Treat yourself to one (or more!) of these favorite products for DIYers.