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Full-length Mirror Bypass Doors, Make a Room Look Bigger
Construction How-To

Full-length Mirror Bypass Doors, Make a Room Look Bigger

                  Our habit of occasionally changing houses means that I have been through the ritual of finding a good location for a full length mirror a number of times. One of us doesn’t just throw on a t-shirt, jeans and skater shoes every day, so apparently checking out the ensemble for clashing […]

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ToolBox Additions for the DIY'er
Tool Reviews

ToolBox Additions for the DIY'er

New Additions for Your ToolBox Some people’s idea of shopping is a trip to the department store. Extreme How-To readers prefer the hardware store. Here’s a roundup of some cool tools to add to your wish list. Channellock Lineman’s Pliers Channellock’s 369 High-Leverage Lineman’s Plier has a new design that places the rivet closer to the head, which gives the […]

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Sagging Fence Gate
Construction How-To

Sagging Fence Gate

                Metal brackets make everything square again. Wooden fence gates are notorious for getting out of whack. The wood’s inherent instability during temperature changes coupled with the heavy weight of the gate can stress the wood connections as well as the metal hardware, causing the gate to warp, sag and eventually require replacement. […]

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Installing Mortarless Stone Veneer
Construction How-To

Installing Mortarless Stone Veneer

By Matt Weber                   Stone veneer that installs without the mess of mortar is rapidly growing in popularity among DIY’ers. Rather than mixing batch after batch of mortar and troweling it over a mesh-covered wall, mortarless veneer is simply installed with screws and a power screwdriver. My wife and I wanted to […]

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Landscape Equipment
Landscaping

Landscape Equipment

            It’s been a long, cold winter, and the Extreme How-to staff is glad to see it go. As you thaw out and plan this spring’s outdoor projects, take a look at these new lawn and landscape tools for a little inspiration. World’s First Cordless Electric Cut-off Machine, the Stihl TSA 230 There’s something new […]

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