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    tough nuts are no match for this sturdy breaker bar set

    this craftsman breaker bar set helped us loosen stubborn bolts of all sizes.


    can you remove dents in your car with a plunger and hot water?

    we tested this popular tiktok hack to find out.


    does this tiktok hack for removing a stripped screw really work?

    have a stripped screw that won't come out? we tested a popular tiktok hack that claims to make quick work...


    this digital torque wrench adapter is essential for diy mechanics

    looking for a compact and accurate alternative to a traditional torque wrench?  give this family handyman approved digital torque wrench...

    move over rubber mallet, it’s hammer time!

    this hammer may not be the flashiest or the most technologically advanced tool, but it can do everything your mallet...


    10 best pruning shears for easier gardening

    once you get your hands on one of these pruners, you'll never look back.

    an accurate, affordable laser distance measurer that fits in your pocket

    see how this family handyman approved laser measurer measured up.


    these wood turning tools will elevate your woodworking game

    if you're interested in learning wood turning or upgrading your existing tools, give this family handyman approved wood turning tool...


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    unclog drains with ease using this power drum auger

    don't waste your money on a plumber. instead try this inexpensive, easy-to-use family handyman approved power drum auger.


    dewalt recalling 1.4 million miter saws amid safety concerns

    dewalt has recalled three miter saw models due to a defective safety guard. find out if this recall affects you,...

    11 tools you should rent vs. buy

    every diyer should have a tool collection, but some are too big, costly or task-specific to buy. here's a list...


    five rental tools every homeowner should know about

    from small repair projects to major home improvement updates, having the right tools makes it possible to tackle any diy...


    who makes my tools?

    curious about who makes the tools we use to fix up our homes? the answers can be elusive. we'll look...


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    this is our favorite tape measure

    whether you're a diyer or a professional, this innovative family handyman approved tape measure belongs in your tool box.


    how to build an infrared sauna

    get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.

    this rolling toolbox is the perfect companion for any job

    keep all the tools you need for any job in one place with this family handyman approved rolling tower from...


    a handy guide to the different types of motor oil

    motor oil is confusing and using the wrong type can result in costly engine damage. here we'll explain the types...


    how to build a portable sauna

    diy a portable sauna? no sweat.


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    cut through yard work with this stihl cordless pruning saw

    kiss those hand-cramping pruners, shears and loopers goodbye. try this family handyman approved battery operated pruner instead.


    here’s an easy way to draw a perfect circle with your tape measure

    a screw, tape measure and pencil are all you need to draw a perfect circle.


    how to recess hinges on a door

    learn how to mortise door hinges using a router.


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    say goodbye to foggy headlights with this diy restoration kit

    if your headlights could use some freshening up, give this family handyman approved headlight restoration kit a try.


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    stay shady with this family handyman approved sun shirt

    have some fun in the sun wearing this family handyman approved work shirt with built-in uv protection.

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    the best multitool for big jobs? check out the zippo axesaw

    this family handyman approved multi-tool is the master of the campground, the yard and more!


    metabo nailed it with this cordless air compressor

    experience the freedom of running air tools without being tied to a wall with this family handyman approved cordless air...


    the lixada blocklight is a small flashlight with lots of power

    let there be light with you everywhere you go with these super-compact and affordable family handyman approved flashlights.


    we tried this multi-tool that stashes on the back of your phone

    a multi-tool that attaches to your phone! we gave this novel idea and all its components a try.


    hammer drill vs. impact driver: what’s the difference?

    as a diyer, have you wondered about whether to use or rent a hammer drill vs an impact driver? here...


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    upgrade your garage with this family handyman approved dewalt socket wrench set

    if you're like me and would rather diy your car or small engine maintenance, check out this compact and durable...