Last year we visited the Butler Street Foundry, a metal shop located on the Southside of Chicago in the shadow of Comiskey Park. We met the owner, John Lamonica, at a Craftsman event and besides being an artisan metalworker he also works closely with kids and inspires them to learn […]
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Pumpkin carving can be less of a chore by tackling it with your power tools.
Japanese hand tools serve a specific purpose and perform with grace and elegance including this Japanese hand axe.
Every tool nut should check out the Pro Tool Innovation Awards for the latest awesome tools and more.
Your garage can be more than just a place to park your care and store your golf clubs. Turn it into an ultimate home workshop!
There are very few magazines still dedicated to the professional tool user and Pro Tool Reviews has chosen to fill that need.
Start ripping up your old sofa with these upholstery tools for beginners
We’ve come to appreciate the City of Angels and realize the history and communities are as vibrant as anywhere in the country. This applies to the do-it-yourself spirit that is surging across the city and that’s why we’ve chosen LA as the subject of our first DIY City Guide. We’ve […]
The East Bay is chock full of DIY resources with everything from lumber, awesome hardware stores, educational resources and upcycled home supplies
Enter now for a chance to give your dad a gift we know he will love, the SKIL 360 QuickSelect.
You know you’re an avid do-it-youselfer when you’re ready to step up to an angle grinder. Most angle grinders are found in workshops, service garages and auto body repair shops but we’re certain you’ll find a use for this tool if you win it. Nothing matches an angle grinder when […]
Your eyes do not deceive you — in fact, they should be wide and sparkly right about now. Pantone, infamous for their color swatches and identification, has come out with their own line of paints matchable to any Pantone shade. Now you know you can find the perfect shade for […]
Believe it or not, the holidays ARE right around the corner, which means so are many a gathering of friends, family, food, and events that call for gifting. Whether you’re hosting a major fete in the upcoming months or are looking for that perfect gift for someone who loves both […]
Out kitchens can easily become cluttered with junk that we don’t really need. Specialty tools and gadgets that might work great for one particular task but take up precious space in your kitchen cabinets and on shelves. Our friend Brian Parks worked as a chef for eight years in NYC […]
Imagine the scenario: you’re out running errands up the street, or taking a family walk, or driving through the neighborhood on trash day and suddenly you see an amazing piece of furniture discarded. It has great lines or bones, just needs some TLC … but alas! It’s too big for […]
One our favorite events on the home design and remodeling tradeshow circuit is the National Hardware Show. Next week it kicks off in Vegas and organizers say this should be one of the biggest shows to date. They describe it as being one of the deepest and most diverse shows […]
As the popularity of impact drivers grows, so does the demand for products that fit a need and help solve a problem. Welcome the DeWALT Impact Clutch accessory holder. This DeWALT exclusive product is the first of its kind and has been engineered to solve a daily frustration users face […]
We’re launching a new series profiling the workshops of our friends, families, readers and other home improvement and tool bloggers. We’re hoping these profiles of Winning Workshops inspire some ideas for you to apply to your own workspace as well as show some innovative ways to store and use tools […]
Delta Power Equipment Corporation is a new wholly-owned subsidiary of Chang Type Industrial Co. Ltd., a Taiwan-based manufacturing company and today they announced its deal to purchase the DELTA brand of woodworking equipment and machinery from Stanley Black & Decker. The Delta Power tools manufacturing will remain Made in USA […]
Ryobi is banking on their lineup of consumer focused TEK4 tools and the batteries that power them. They’ve diverged from the typical uses of power tool batteries and have branched out to create a convenient mobile phone/device charger that uses the same TEK4 battery that will power your cordless driver. […]
Even if you aren’t doing the job yourself, you should take steps to prepare your home and household before a major renovation begins. Once contractors start running around your home and the demo starts, it’s often too late to lay the groundwork for an efficient remodel. Here are some steps […]