A sharp chisel is an essential woodworking tool and will cut easily and cleanly across a grain. Here is how to sharpen one properly.
A miter box is an important tool to help cut perfect 90- and 45-degree cuts.
A hand saw is one of the most basic tools in carpentry. Here is how to use one properly.
The table saw is an important woodworking tool. Here is how to use one safely.
The circular saw is a common power tool used in home repair and improvement projects. Here is how to use one properly.
Proper fastening technique will prevent split wood, bent nails and damaged trim. Here is how to do it safely.
Preparing a room for painting will save on cleanup time and will make the finished job look professional.
Replacing an old filter can save as much as 5 percent on your heating costs.
Adding insulation is an inexpensive way to greatly reduce energy costs.
A corroded shutoff valve can start to leak. Consider replacing the valve to save water and prevent water damage.