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What is EDC, or Everyday Carry, and Why Carry Small Tools Instead of Full-Sized Ones?

By ToolGuyd on: Jul. 1, 2015, 1:00 pm

A reader asked a tough question, essentially asking why some of us carry compact tools as part of EDC, rather than full-size tools, especially if there's an anticipated need. Read more »

How to Make an Ottoman Table

By Pretty Handy Girl on: Jul. 1, 2015, 11:00 am

Design inspiration can often come in the least-expected places. It can happen when you are in an airport or at the farmers market or just plain window shopping in your home town. Last year more »

Paslode New 21-Degree Framing System

By Tools in Action on: Jul. 1, 2015, 10:00 am

Paslode announced a new framing nailer.  The new nailer is a 21° framing nailer that weighs more »

Made + Remade + More

By Merrypad on: Jun. 30, 2015, 7:37 pm

I really feel like I’ve kicked the year off in a good way, and somehow it’s ... The post Made + Remade + More appeared first on more »

The Milwaukee Staple and Nail Gun – Go Ahead, It Will Make Your Day

By Home Fixated on: Jun. 30, 2015, 3:30 pm

Of all the tools ever made, a staple gun is one of my favorites. I use staple guns with abandon. I imagine I’m Dirty Harry facing off some bad guys, and use my gun to better the more »

Time for a Backup Generator

By Our Home From Scratch on: Jun. 30, 2015, 3:05 pm

This past Tuesday, the Philadelphia Region was slammed with a windy summer storm that knocked out our neighborhood’s electricity for days. We were without power until this past Saturday. more »

Wilton BASH Sledghammers

By Tools in Action on: Jun. 30, 2015, 3:01 pm

I am not a fan of wood handled sledge hammers.  They can easily get damaged when more »

Zack’s Closet Update + HomeRight Giveaway

By Living with Lindsay on: Jun. 30, 2015, 2:27 pm

Many times, there are projects that we have to do around our home that aren’t particularly jaw dropping, like cleaning the garage or reorganizing the Tupperware cabinet. They are more »

A Sneak Peek at Some of the New Empire Level Innovations for 2015 and 2016

By ToolGuyd on: Jun. 30, 2015, 2:00 pm

Here is the early fruit of Milwaukee Tool's acquisition of Empire Level, and the answer to an important question: will Empire tools continue to be made in the USA? Read more »

Annual IPE deck Maintenance

By The Handyguys Podcast on: Jun. 30, 2015, 1:22 am

We explain how to maintain an IPE deck so that it keeps its rich color. We have discussed IPE deck maintenance before but wanted to provide an update on Brian’s 4 year old Deck. more »

How To Move Plants – Packing Up a Plant Addict

By Home Fixated on: Jun. 29, 2015, 4:09 pm

When one lives in apartment, one can easily fall victim to a landlord’s random decisions to send them packing. College students often have to go home with all their belongings in tow when more »

12 Tips to Create a Perfect Gallery Wall

By Pretty Handy Girl on: Jun. 29, 2015, 2:00 pm

When you Don’t Love It, a room in your home can become a place to avoid. Last week I hung our TV on the wall in our living room, but was cringing because that big fat TV was more »

Color Coded Shop Outlets

By Ben's Workshop on: Jun. 29, 2015, 2:56 am

  A few years ago I remembered reading on the Penultimate Workshop that Dyami Plotke color coded his outlets to avoid putting to many machines on the same circuit. I always thought more »

DIY Plastic Pink Flamingo Planters

By Living with Lindsay on: Jun. 23, 2015, 5:03 pm

This morning, I woke up to the news in my Facebook feed that Donald Featherstone, the creator of the plastic pink flamingo, passed away on Monday. He created the iconic, kitschy flamingos more »

RIDGID 2 HP Fixed Router Model R22002

By Tool Box Buzz on: Jun. 23, 2015, 10:23 am

You are reading a copy of content from If you'd like to read it from the original source please follow the link at the bottom.RIDGID 2-HP Fixed Router Model R22002 Review more »

Hitachi 18v Cordless Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool

By Tool Box Buzz on: Jun. 23, 2015, 9:59 am

You are reading a copy of content from If you'd like to read it from the original source please follow the link at the bottom.Hitachi 18v Cordless Brushless Oscillating more »

Our New Kitchen Renovation Book is Now Available

By Our Home From Scratch on: Jun. 21, 2015, 11:00 pm

Today I’m happy to announce that our new eBook, Renovate Your Kitchen the Smart Way is now available for purchase.  You can check it out at more »

Building A Simple Flagstone Firepit

By Merrypad on: Jun. 19, 2015, 7:24 pm

A few years ago, we found buried blue flagstones in our yard. We have to believe that ... The post Building A Simple Flagstone Firepit appeared first on more »

Our back yard

By Russet Street Reno on: Jun. 15, 2015, 7:01 am

Hi, everyone!  I'm still around and working my butt off on this house, despite my lack of posting!  Our bathroom is 95% done, still waiting for a silly shelf that apparently had more »

US States Economic Performance, in a Map

By Fixr on: Jun. 12, 2015, 2:55 am

The US may be classified as a rich nation, but wealth varies widely across all 50 states. We used brand-new data just released on June 10th, 2015 by the Bureau of Economic Analysis to more »

Down Draft Table

By Ben's Workshop on: Jun. 11, 2015, 8:57 pm

When I wrote the post for ToolGuyd — Project: Making a T-Track Table Top on a Budget, a commenter said he wanted more information about my down draft table. Turns out I never posted more »