If you have a fireplace or a wood-burning stove, splitting your own firewood is a great skill to learn. This video demonstrates tips and tricks for splitting logs, as well as how to safely use the tools.
Stripped screws are a fact of life, and can throw a wrench into a smooth-running DIY project. Here’s the best way to remove a stripped screw with your cordless drill.
Portable belt sanders are common among avid DIY enthusiasts, as they have a multitude of uses around the shop and your home. But the typical standalone edge sanders can run north of $1000. But with a little work you can transform your handheld belt sander into a usable edge sander.
Every budding DIYer has to start somewhere, and building up a solid toolbox can seem overwhelming. Mythbusters host Adam Savage (along with his compatriots at Tested) came up with a good list of inexpensive, beginner tools to start with.
Building your own PC is a fun, rewarding experience, but after you acquire all the parts you need, you still need the right tools to put everything together. Linus at NCIX Tech Tips runs through the most important tools.
There are many different types of saws out there, and it can be difficult to determine the best one to use unless you’ve seen them all in action. This video from Do It Best gives a good overview of common types of power saws and saw blades, and the applications they are designed for.