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  • The Circular Saw Demystified

    Photo: Remodeling for Geeks Remodeling for Geeks breaks down circular saws and some tips for buying that include: When you buy your saw, buy new blades. The blade that comes with…

  • Be the Boss (of your yard)

    Cultivating your lawn with this tool is no joke. Called the “Yard Boss” this power cultivator won the Organic Gardening Editor’s Choice Award and also features a ton of attachments such…

  • Hello Kitty Sander

    Not sure how I feel about a power sander decorated with the toy Hello Kitty but to each his own. This is one trend I could do without. Would be interesting…

  • Nail Gun News

    We’ve shared tips for nail gun safety but if you need a reminder of the damage that they can do when not handled properly, then check out these x-rays of folks…

  • Tool Letdowns

    Gear Acres shares a couple of their tools that may have looked good on paper but ended up disappointing on the job. Their putty chaser and heat element (look out for…

  • Gift Guide 2007

    Leather Tool Belts from Occidental Leather We’ve pulled together some of our favorite tools, materials, and products from this past year that we think most DIY enthusiasts would love to find…

  • Using a Wet Saw to Cut Costs and Tile

    Cutting ceramic or stone tile and granite countertops can be done using a wet saw. You can rent wet saws and save yourself some money by sizing and cutting the materials…

  • Compact Driver

    No we’re not talking about Danny Devito behind the wheel. This compact driver comes from Black and Decker and will save your wrists when you’ve got the mundane task of building…

  • Nail Gun Safety

    Pneumatic nail guns are expert level tools even though any Joe Schmo can buy them off the rack at the hardware store. Hence the uptick in nail gun accidents. As with…