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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 can be difficult. If you don't have a traditional toolbox, here are 10 alternatives for organizing your tools—both in the workshop and on the job.

11 Female DIYers Who Are Changing the Game

Women have carved out a powerful space for themselves in DIY. Find out more about just a few of our...

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Nonprofit Helps Girls Build the World They Want to See

Girls Garage is the manifestation of Emily Pilloton's mission to 'inspire a community of fearless builder girls everywhere.'

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5 Skil Tools We Love From Amazon’s Summer Sale

Amazon is running a great sale on Skil cordless tools through Labor Day — check out our favorite picks on...

10 Basic Tools Needed for Most DIY Projects

The absolutely essential building blocks for a proper DIY toolbox.

30 Amazon Best Sellers Under $30

For the DIY fanatic, no project is complete without an addition to their toolbox. Here are 30 Amazon best sellers...

20 Best Tools Found on Amazon for Your Home Tool Kit

Whether you're building your first tool kit or looking to upgrade some essential items, online resources such as Amazon have...

15 Must-Have Additions to Any Homeowner’s Toolbox

Is your homeowner tool kit up to the task? Here are our recommendations for a good homeowner tool set.

Store Garden Hand Tools: Make a Handmade Toolbox

Branch handles make this a natural for your garden tools. Find step-by-step plans for making this garden toolbox below.

Reader Project: Toolbox with Radio

Turn an old toolbox into a high-tech tool box with radio combo.

25 Grilling Tools You Need This Season

Take your backyard barbecue to a whole new level with these 25 must-have grilling tools. From high-tech to quirky to...

Seriously Cheap Magnetic Toolbox Labels

Stop the guesswork and know where everything is with magnetic toolbox labels.

10 Expertly Efficient Workshop Tools Every DIYer Should Own

Find out why you need these in your toolbox ASAP. These are the products our editors and DIY gurus are...

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The Best Drill Bits for Your Toolbox

See why we fell in love with some of the best drill bits out there.

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...

These Durable Sticky Notes Belong in Every DIYer’s Toolbox

These durable sticky notes hold up in tough conditions, indoors and out.

10 Incredible Drill Hacks You Need to Know

Innovations like extended-life batteries, variable speeds controls, and keyless chucks have made the humble drill one of the most useful...

All-Purpose Tool Caddies

The tool caddies that are available at most home centers and hardware stores make great organizers for all kinds of...

Portable Hot Glue Hack

I like to be ready for anything, including making a quick repair with hot glue. But there's not always a...

Get a Well-Lit Toolbox

Bring your tools out of the dark with a cooler light

PVC Hack: Adjustable Table Height

This PVC hack will make working on crafts or in the shop a lot easier

‘The Price is Right’ Tool Caddy

When working on small home projects, I’d fill my hands and pockets with assorted tools so the right tool was...

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No-Scratch Toolbox

A pad of carpet on the bottom of a toolbox will save a ton of scratches.

Extension Cord Coil Keepers

Extension cord coil keepers Here are three easy ways to keep cords tightly coiled, even when they fall off the...

Scrounger’s Toolbox

Want a tool case you’ll actually use? Outfitted with a hunk of plastic foam to hold router bits, this 1960s-vintage

Repair Damaged Nuts and Bolts

Restore stripped threads quickly with a rethreading kit

10 Smart and Practical Uses for Rubber Bands That Actually Work

You'll never look at a simple rubber band the same way again! Check out these ingenious hacks and practical uses...

DIY Quiz: What is This Tool Used For?

Do you think you know a lot about tools? Here's your chance to prove it! Answer ten multiple choice questions...