By Michael Springer A Guide to Glues and Adhesives used in Home Improvement.
By Matt Weber Over the course of many years and many flooring jobs, the EHT staff has developed a list of favorite flooring tools that make the job as painless as possible. This article highlights some recommended equipment for laying down new tile, laminate or hardwoods. Straight Edge. There’s nothing exciting about a basic straight […]
By Matt Weber Fathers and tools go together like baseball and hot dogs, pizza and beer, hammers and nails. When you’re shopping for a gift, you can’t go wrong by adding to his arsenal. We’ve rounded up a few ideas to drop on your pop this Father’s Day, from lasers to ladders, perfect for the […]
By Hal Jones Xtreme Access Sockets and Ratchets, Swiss Knife Utility Comes to Socket Sets
If you’re the kind of tool hound who buys really obscure items just in case you might possibly one day have a use for them, then the National Hardware Show is your kind of event. Cool tools and handy gadgets abound, as hundreds of companies pitch their wares to the people […]
By Charlie Self Everyone Wants a Table Saw: Exploring Hybrid and Job Site Saws for the DIY Homeowner.
Editor’s Note: EHT editorial sampled these in Milwaukee and both Matt and I came away thinking this tool is going to really make an impact on building maintenance personnel. MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation continues to expand their Test and Measurement line with the introduction of a new-to-world product for testing/troubleshooting fluorescent
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.