By Matt Weber A ladder is a must-have tool for professionals and serious DIY’ers alike. They’re also heavy, bulky and difficult to store, making a ladder purchase a decision worth war-gaming with an eye the jobs you’ll likely face and the space you have available for storage. For some houses, an […]
By Matt Weber (originally published November 2011) From the professional carpenter to the hobbyist woodworker, routers are amazingly versatile tools that can cut functional wood joints or craft all sorts of decorative profiles. However, any router is only as effective as its bit. Router bits range from simple round-over styles that ease sharp edges to edge-beading bits […]
By Clint Thomas Equip a Work Belt with the Most Often Used Tools and Gadgets.
By Matt Weber It’s a drill press. Check out some modern features and DIY jigs.
Ask any home-improvement enthusiast what tops their holiday wish list, and I doubt you’ll hear requests for calling birds or French hens. They’re more into sledge hammers, laser levels, or a steam kit for wood bending… The holiday season is the time for giving gifts, and the EHT staff offers a handful of ideas for the do-it-yourselfer in your life. […]
America’s tradesmen roll up their sleeves every day to build new roads; repair our cars, trucks and planes; and cool and heat our homes — oftentimes without recognition or appreciation from their fellow Americans. To celebrate tradesmen’s skill and contributions, IRWIN Tools has several initiatives planned across the country to salute and honor ‘The Hands that Build America and Keep […]
Angle grinders are a workshop staple for pros and DIY’ers alike, but the tool category hasn’t experienced many significant technological advancements in recent years. Milwaukee Power Tools changes that notion with the introduction of an innovative new motor technology. The company launches 18 small angle grinders in 2011 that deliver up to three times more durability and up to […]
Spring and fall are two good times of the year to clean up the yard. Leaves are raked, shrubs are pruned and trees are ignored, except for dropped limbs and other debris. Some tree species need more pruning than others, while a number of species demand more pruning. For example, my yard has many self-pruning […]
We’re giving 3 of our X2R XCHANGER™ Reversible Basement Fans away. Improve Indoor Air Quality – Cure Damp-Musty Basements, Cellars or Crawl Spaces Tjernlund Products offers a pair of unique, energy-saving fans that are capable of automatically and simultaneously ridding basements or other areas of stale, musty or smelly air and drawing in fresh outside air. Called “XCHANGER™”, the fans […]