Tools, Gear and Equipment

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

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7 Best Safety Vests and High-Visibility Wear for Women

Prepare to be seen! High-visibility vests and other apparel for women on the jobsite are important for everyone's safety and security.

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Women’s Workwear: 8 Best Places to Shop

Women no longer have to make do with men's workwear. These companies have created workwear designed for the growing number...


No Toolbox? Here are 10 Alternatives That Really Work

You want to keep your tools organized, but with various jobs and tools for every task, keeping things in order...


Go-To Gear All Pros Should Have At the Ready

Read on if you need to replace a trusty tool that's seen better days, are trying to become more efficient...


Toolipedia: Paint Roller Frame

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint rollers

What is a Hacksaw?

This is the place to come if you want to learn everything there is to know about hacksaws.


13 Cool Power Tools and Accessories That Will Make Your Job Easier

These innovative power tools are so worth adding to your jobsite collection.

Essential Heated Gear for Construction Pros Working in the Cold

You can layer up your standard workwear in the winter, but sometimes that bulk can get in the way. Enter...


Essential Gear For Your Truck and Trailer

We talked to construction pros to find out what tools and gear they always keep stored in their truck.


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9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes

Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...


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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Prime Day Products Perfect for Any Construction Pro

Amazon Prime Day typically has fantastic deals on tools and gear for pros. And even though this year's event got...


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Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’

The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...


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Stuff We Love: Truck Accessories

A well-organized truck is essential for productivity on the job site. Get these truck accessories and you'll waste less time...

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Stuff We Love: Plumbers Tool Up

Gear up with these 3 plumbing tools


Stuff We Love: Winter Work Boots

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


How To Sharpen Tools

Pros know that dull tools waste time and money. Check out these clever tips for sharpening a chain saw, shovels,...


Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.


A Guide to Getting the Most From Your Air Compressor

Take a look at these great tips that'll show you how to get the most from your compressor, and and...


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


Pro Stuff We Love: Best Gifts of 2020

Find the perfect present for any construction enthusiast with this list of our most popular tools and gear from the...


How to Keep Things Clean On a Construction Site

Keep your construction gear sparkly clean and your jobsites tidy with these pro cleaning tips.

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25 Gifts for the Construction Pro in Your Life

Here are 15 surefire gifts that balance the comfort, power and durability construction pros need.


From the Pros: Best Tool Storage and Transport Ideas

Pros reveal their favorite tried-and-true ways to haul and store tools. Check out these ingenious solutions and see which ones...


Stuff We Love: Black Friday Deals for Construction Pros

If you've had your eye on this gear for a while now, Black Friday is the time to buy!


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29 Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder

These ingenious workbench upgrades will make a huge difference in your workshop efficiency. And they’re easy to DIY!


Stuff We Love: Routers and Essential Router Accessories

Learn why you need to know about these top-notch router products.


15 High-Tech Tools You’ll Wish You Had a Long Time Ago

One of the best ways to make your projects run smoother is to select and use the best possible tool...