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Plan Your Dream Space Virtually

Plan Your Dream Space Virtually

One of the hardest parts about nearly any home renovation project is deciding what goes where. Whether you’re planning a space from the foundation up, or just trying to think of new ways to arrange your living room, thinking spatially can cause major headaches (as well as backaches from moving […]

Designer Tool Jewelry: Cufflinks

Designer Tool Jewelry: Cufflinks

These hammer and saw cufflinks from designer Debbie Howe will add a little DIY flair to your finest shirt and suit. Hand-made in New York of sterling silver and real wood. Available for $88.

Great Tools to Start Your Workshop

Great Tools to Start Your Workshop

I’ve assembled a list of 6 tools perfect for home improvement newbies. With these items you will be well on your way toward building a comprehensive workshop that can handle any home improvement task. A few comments on selection criteria: 1. I have used all of these tools myself (or […]

10 Tools from Apartment Therapy

10 Tools from Apartment Therapy

One of our favorite editors at Apartment Therapy has identified their 10 favorite tools for DIY. It’s a great selection but we’d make the following changes. Replace the hex wrenches with a basic hammer. In terms of use a hammer is much more handy for DIY projects of any size […]

Top Tool Blogs

Top Tool Blogs

We’ve been blogging for a few years but new on the tool blog scene. We wanted to give a shout out to some of our favorite tool blogs that we’ve always checked out for their healthy obsession of tools. Check in regularly on these tool blogs and you won’t be […]

Searching for Hard-to-Find Tools

Searching for Hard-to-Find Tools

There are times when your local big box or hardware store may not have the exact tool you are looking for. Whether the tools been discontinued or it’s a hard to find item we haven’t exhausted our search until we look on Craigslist or eBay. There’s a good chance you’ll […]

DeWALT Gets Ford Tough

DeWALT Gets Ford Tough

DeWALT went all out with this fully customized Ford F-350 that was on display at the CES 2010 tradeshow this year. This truck features Microsoft’s mobile office as part of Ford’s Work Solutions that’s available in their line of trucks. The quarter panel bays featured a bevy of options for […]

4 Builders’ Show Booths to Remember

4 Builders’ Show Booths to Remember

Digging a bit deeper and looking beyond the monster displays at the Builders’ Show, we’re looking forward to visiting these 4 booths that might be small on space but deliver big on product. Parasoleil If these architectural panels are as beautiful in person as on their website, we’re sold! RipCart […]

Ford, DeWALT and Microsoft Build the Ultimate Work Truck

Ford, DeWALT and Microsoft Build the Ultimate Work Truck

The toughest consumer electronic device we saw at CES 2010 came in the form of a beefed up Ford F-350 that was wrapped in DeWALT tools and featured Microsoft’s mobile office as part of Ford’s Work Solutions that’s available in their line of trucks.

Stop Losing Nails and Screws

Stop Losing Nails and Screws

We’re always on the lookout for tools that make our life easier and the Magnogrip magnetic wristband seems to fit the bill. The wristband attaches via velcro strap and the enclosed magnet is strong enough to hold nails, screws, drill bits and fasteners. We’d save a lot of frustration from […]

Black Friday Deals From Our Friends

Black Friday Deals From Our Friends

Before you line up at Walmart check out our roundup of Black Friday deals online that we 've selected from some of our friends. Best Black Friday Deals for Gadget Lovers – Unpluggd Black Friday for Tools – Toolmonger Black Friday Deals on Home Goods – Real Simple 25% off […]

Giveaway: 5 Black & Decker ReadyWrenches

Giveaway: 5 Black & Decker ReadyWrenches

We're ecstatic to announce this weeks Giveaway as we know every handyman or handywoman would love to add this tool to their arsenal. The Black & Decker ReadyWrench puts 16 of the most popular standard and metric socket sizes into one tool. With a spin of the tool's two rotating […]

Tool Tattoos: True DIY Dedication

Tool Tattoos: True DIY Dedication

Inspired by this T Square tattoo we spotted on a recent trip to Seattle, we decided to pull together a photo gallery of tattoos dedicated to tools. It’s difficult to tell which body part some of these tool tattoos are located on but many of them would be very difficult […]

Sharing Your Tools is Good for Everyone

Sharing Your Tools is Good for Everyone

We’ve long been a fan of tool libraries but unfortunately they are lacking in many cities and most of the tool libraries we’ve seen are in dire need of updating. Neighborgoods is taking the idea of sharing tools to the next level by combining the idea with a social network. […]

Stanley Works to Acquire Black & Decker

Stanley Works to Acquire Black & Decker

Toolsnob tipped us to some big news in the world of tools. Stanley Works will acquire Black & Decker for $4.5billion in an all-stock deal. According to the WSJ: This deal combines two iconic U.S. hand-tool and power-tool makers whose fortunes have faded amid a collapse in the housing market […]

Take This Tool Advice from Norm Abram

Check out this video of Master Carpenter Norm Abram being interviewed at last years AWFS show by Popular Woodworking magazine. Great insights into his favorite tools and techniques. Tools Norm Abram Value’s the Most Table saw – because it touches each project Joiner – straighten rough lumber Surface Planer – […]

Best Home Improvement Tool Ever

Wake your butt up!!! [hat tip @ThisOldHouse]

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Breaking from @HomeDepot and @MarthaStewart Twitter accounts, their is a partnership brewing that will have Martha Stewart Living sell branded home improvement products in all Home Depot stores. Products in the outdoor-living category will launch in January in the U.S. and February in Canada, followed by products in the home-organization […]