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    2018 Best in DIY – What to Look for in a Cordless Circular Saw

    We’ve used cordless circular saws for years and love them. With battery and motor technology improving rapidly, we wondered if the latest generation of saws was approaching the performance of corded models.
    Here’s what we learned.

    5 Essential Circular Saw Blades for Your Home Workshop

    No saw blade is good for every job. Keep these five at the ready, so you'll have the right blade...


    What is a Hacksaw?

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


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    What to Know About Coping Trim

    Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


    Two Essential Saw Cutting Guides

    Ensure straight cuts with these two, simple cutting guides.

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    Best Scroll Saws for 2020

    Here are 8 great scroll saws. Find the one that provides the level of detail you need for your next...


    How to Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

    Need a DIY idea for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered.

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    Stuff We Love: The Skateplate Saw Guide

    Get table saw capacity for your circular saw with this well-designed accessory.


    Our 9 Best DIY Christmas Gifts

    Nothing says "Happy Holidays" quite like a homemade gift. Show your friends, families and fur babies you care with one...


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    How to Winterize a Chainsaw

    Keep your chainsaw in tip-top shape during the winter off-season


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    Chainsaw Buying Guide for 2020

    The wide variety of chainsaw models can make choosing one difficult. Here's an overview of the various options for the...

    Top Ten Reciprocating Saws for 2020

    These versatile saws cut through all types of materials and make quick work of many tasks. Here are the best...


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    What Is a Chop Saw?

    A chop saw (a.k.a. a miter saw) is a power tool made especially for accurate crosscutting of trim and lumber...


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    Choosing the Best Jigsaw

    We analyzed the top eight brands of jigsaws. Take a look at what we found.


    What Is a Scroll Saw?

    The scroll saw is an important tool for any wood or metal worker who wants to add a personal creative...


    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...

    How to Remove a Stuck Cleanout Plug

    How to remove a stuck cleanout plug to get at a clog in a drain pipe


    12 Tools You Won’t Regret Having On the Jobsite at All Times

    This collection of tools will change the game for your crew.


    Stuff We Love: Plumbing Gear

    This week's "Stuff We Love" covers plumbing gear that pro plumbers will want to have on their radar.


    Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

    These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


    Stuff We Love: Straight Lines

    For this week's Stuff We Love, we're diving into the world of tools that help pros create straight, clear lines...


    Jigsaws: How to Use and Cut With a Jigsaw

    Use a versatile jigsaw tool to cut lumber, plywood, metal and tile.


    Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw

    Cut clean, smooth circles with your bandsaw


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    How to Build a Desktop Catapult

    Build this awesome desktop catapult with leftover wood, a couple of dowels and some rubber bands. Your inner child will...

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    How to Build a Whirligig

    Folk art whirligigs fashioned from scraps of wood and metal have been popular for hundreds of years. In fact, George...


    How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw

    Our expert, Jerome Worm, has been using a miter saw every day for 30 years. He explains how to get...


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    DIY Picture Frame With Mitered Corners

    Watch this video and learn how to make do it yourself picture frames with eight flawless mitered corners in less...


    How to Build a Box With a Band Saw

    Make a simple gift box from a single block of wood


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    Easy-Clamp Sacrificial Fence

    One of the most necessary table saw accessories!


    Workshop Trick with Playing Cards

    The ultimate adjustable spacers.