Tools, Gear and Equipment

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

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12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some big changes to your home.

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12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.


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7 Best Lawn Aerators

For serious lawn care aficionados, an aerator is the ace up their sleeve. If you're ready to get serious, check...


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Family Handyman’s Vintage True Value Ad from the ’80s

Family Handyman published its first magazine in 1951. In honor of our 70th anniversary of garden advice and tool recommendations,...


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The Best New Tools to Tackle Fall

No matter how much of an autumnal enthusiast you are, there's bound to be at least a few must-haves on...

How to Use a Leaf Blower

Clean up your yard safely and efficiently. Read on to learn how.


11 Exceptional Wheelbarrows that Do Everything

Tired of the same wobbly, scratched-up wheelbarrow? Upgrade to one of these 11 innovative models, with some of the most...

20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing

It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...


The Coolest Yard Tools You’ve Ever Seen

Prepare yourself for the next digging adventure with these incredible shovels.


Top Experts Reveal the 30 Must-Have Garden Products

Gear up for gardening with one of these amazing garden tools.


10 Best-Reviewed Garden Tillers on Amazon

According to Amazon reviewers, these are the best garden tillers you can buy.

How to Use a Fertilizer and Seed Spreader

This must-have lawn tool spreads everything you need for a healthy, attractive lawn.


How to Renew Your Garden Tool Handles

How to restore your garden tools


How to Sharpen Garden Tools

Instructions on how to sharpen hedge shears, pruning shears and grass clippers using simple tools.