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Build A Square And Level Platform For A Shed Or Tiny House

There are plenty of DIY shed tutorials online, but what’s often lacking is how to properly construct the foundation to ensure it’s square, level and less prone to rot. This videos shows you how to accomplish all three.


Learn To Cut Glass Safely With A Few Basic Tools

A glass shop or hardware store can make most cuts for you, but it pays to learn how to cut glass yourself if you are doing an art project or replacing your own window panes. It’s an easy process provided you have the correct tools and know the proper technique.


This Video Shows The Best Techniques For Using Different Hammer Types

The hammer is such a common tool, most people probably don’t think too much about how to use it. This video from This Old House, however, shows how small differences in your hammer can make a big difference for your work.


Choose A Do-It-All Hammer To Handle Every Task

A basic claw hammer is in every toolbox, and choosing one that can do almost every task is important. Find a hammer to fit your needs by following these simple guidelines.


Remove An Unsightly Tree Stump The Cheap And Easy Way

Stumps are not only ugly, but they’re a tripping hazard. If you leave them high enough, you have a solid seat, but most homeowners want them out. There are two ways to remove a stump: one takes time, the other takes money.


Aviation Snips Are Colour-Coded For A Reason: Use The Correct One

Aviation snips, also known as compound snips, are ideal for cutting aluminium and sheet metal. Their handles are colour-coded, and it’s not just for decoration. Here’s how to choose the right snips for the job using the correct colour designation.


How To Choose The Right Cordless Battery Platform For Your Power Tools

Cutting the cord is easy. Choosing a cordless battery platform, however can be much more difficult. From 12-volt to 18-volt and prosumer to professional, here’s a handy guide for selecting the battery platform that’s right for you.


Make A Custom Foam Inset To Organise Your Tool Chest

Tool organisation is an ongoing challenge. One way to battle the scourge of misplaced tools is to create a cosy bed for your most frequently used tools to live in.


Make A Dremel Router Attachment With A Recycled Plastic Jar

The Dremel rotary tool is an extremely effective device that is defined by its accessories. If you’re short on cash and just need to cut a basic groove, use this hack to make a simple router attachment.


Hang Small Tools Under A Shelf With Hard Drive Magnets

Here’s an easy way to make more space at your work table, as long as you have some hard drive magnets lying around, that is. Hard drive magnets are strong, so they should be able to hold many different types of tools.