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overlanding shovel

The Best Overlanding Shovel

The Delta overlanding shovel is strong, lightweight, and easy to store, making it an ideal companion for any adventure.…

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road

The best-selling Toyota RAV4 is now available in the coveted TRD trim. Is it as capable as a TRD 4Runner? No, but it is still setup to tackle most off-road terrain.…

Leatherman Launches the New Free Collection Leading with the P-Series

The Leatherman Free is the brand's most extensive product launch since the introduction of the PST 35 years ago.  The collection will feature the P-Series, a pliers-based multitool, the T-Series, a pocket tool designed for everyday carry functionality and finally the K-Series,…

greenworks tools

Greenworks Tools Media Summit

I went behind the scenes with Greenworks Tools and got the scoop on their latest 60-volt tools and how they intend to dominate the OPE market.…

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The Next Generation of Work Pants Have Arrived

These three new work pants from Helly Hansen, Tactical 5.11, and Truwerk are the best of the bunch. They’re lightweight, durable, and stylish—the perfect work pants for the jobsite and today’s modern maker.…

How To Choose Tie Down Straps

Tie down options like bungee cords, ratchet straps, nets, and good old fashion rope, have worked for years, but the single most versatile option that you can use time and time again is a quality set of tie downs. …

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Take the Garmin Instinct GPS Watch Everywhere

The new Garmin Instinct is a new breed of smartwatch. It's a durable GPS watch with a built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation systems (GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo) support and wrist-based heart rate. …

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Building A Bridge Between Two Homes

The idea of building a bridge between two homes is more popular than you think. This architectural feature used to be commonplace in cities around the world and is now becoming more popular for residential builds. Some people are…

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Los Angeles to Lake Tahoe Family Road Trip

Every year we make a Los Angeles to Lake Tahoe road trip. We avoid I-5 and take the scenic route on US Route 395 which runs along the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Owens Valley is a…

How To Build a Sawhorse Table

You can build this basic sawhorse table in a couple of hours and have money leftover for a night out on the town.…

How to Change Your Own Shocks

Replacing the shocks on your vehicle are an important piece of maintenance and fortunately it's a job that you can do yourself.…

Tough Mudder Obstacles Keep Getting Bigger and Badder

Tough Mudder has become synonymous with bad-ass obstacle courses. You know, the ones where you see people clamoring over giant wood structures or diving under wire into mud pits. It's like being a kid again. Fun right!…

smoked-ribs-smoker

The Best Wood Pellet Smokers

Wood pellet smokers have taken over the BBQ world. Low and slow cooking is now almost foolproof with these smokers.…

KEEN Footwear Factory Tour

Keen ultra functional work boots and shoes have been purpose built to meet the specific needs of hardworking tradespeople and DIYers alike.…

Painting the Dahl House

We chose Benjamin Moore for our interior and exterior paint and couldn't be more happy with the results.…

Roof Top Tent Reviews

The best roof top tent is out there, waiting for you to grab it and take it on an adventure of a lifetime. …

pallet shed

DIY Pallet Shed Plans

Clean pallets make a great and sustainable building material that can be used to build a DIY shed.…

diy workbench

Build a DIY Workbench for $50

This DIY workbench kit is an affordable way to build a custom work station to is easy to configure, update, and repair if needed.…

A man repairing his motorcycle in his garage

Build a Garage Workshop on a Budget

Being on a budget shouldn't persuade you from building your dream garage workshop. You can still put together an awesome garage workshop, with gently used tools and storage equipment.…

raised planter box

How to Build a Raised Planter Box

We built a raised planter box to introduce our son to the responsibilities of tending a garden and enjoying the fruits of his labor.…

Review of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

For two people who don't own a truck, 1-800-GOT-JUNK was a perfect solution to our very time-sensitive problem.…

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Subway Tile

Subway tile looks great in any home and here are the resources to find the best tile and the know-how to install it.…