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National Hardware Show 2018 Preview
National Hardware Show

National Hardware Show 2018 Preview

Industry insights, product trends and new technologies—you’ll find it all May 8-10, 2018 at the National Hardware Show held in the Las Vegas Convention Center. The NHS is an enormous trade show where tool and equipment companies unveil the new products that will soon stock the aisles of your local hardware store. The EHT staff attends every year to check […]

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Solid Surface for Creative DIY’ers
Construction How-To

Solid Surface for Creative DIY’ers

Oh, the Things You Can Do! For all you DIY’ers out there whose springtime juices are flowing, here are some things you probably didn’t know you could do with acrylic solid surface material such as Corian®, Avonite, LG Hi-Macs and many other brands. Simple woodworking tools are all you need to get started. What is Solid Surface? Solid surface is […]

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Routers in Review
Power Tools

Routers in Review

Add Detail to Your Woodwork Routers are the most popular power tools among woodworkers and DIY’ers for creating a decorative profile along the edge of a wood piece. With a router you can create custom house trim, add detail to furniture projects, or fashion shop-made picture frames. “Self-piloted” router bits designed for edge finishing have a ball-bearing wheel that guides […]

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New Options in Cladding
Construction How-To

New Options in Cladding

By Belinda Remley The term “cladding” refers to a building or wall’s outermost layer of material, often called “siding” when used for exterior applications. Cladding is also used indoors as a decorative design element. From the look of cedar shake to the charm of authentic brick, you’ll find a vast range of styles and materials to achieve practically any look […]

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Creative Metalwork to Decorate your Yard
Construction How-To

Creative Metalwork to Decorate your Yard

By Blair Weilnau Building your own backyard oasis is simple with a plasma cutter and welding machine. With these machines, you can fix your broken metal gate, build a trellis for your garden or create customized backyard art. Intricate furniture and one-of-a-kind sculptures can be easily designed, welded and pieced together to create unique outdoor living spaces. With a plasma […]

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Your Lawn Questions Answered
DIY Questions and Answer

Your Lawn Questions Answered

Over the past 15 years, Extreme How-To has been asked for a lot of lawn-care advice. In this article we’ve compiled our most frequently asked questions, along with answers from lawn-care experts, to give you a grab-and-go primer for preparing your lawn for the green season. When should I begin feeding my lawn for spring? Winter is like a long […]

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