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Tighten Your Chainsaw Chain To Keep It Running Safely

Through normal use, a chainsaw chain can start to loosen and sag, which can cause the chain to jump off the bar — a very dangerous situation. Follow the easy steps to tighten the chain which is the first step in chainsaw maintenance.


Tool School: Cut, Grind And Polish With The Versatile Angle Grinder

You won’t find a more versatile or unforgiving tool than the angle grinder. They’re loud and dangerous, but indispensable for jobs that can’t be done any other way.


Organise Your Hand Tools With These Custom-Built Wall Mounts

There are many options for hand tool storage. From foam cutouts and pegboards, to French cleats and toolboxes. If you want to be inspired by a one-of-a-kind wall system, then watch the video above.


Make A Circular Saw Guide Track For Perfectly Straight Cuts

Making long, straight and accurate cuts with a circular saw can be a challenge. Build this simple track jig that serves as a guide for your saw to help make straight cuts every time.


Build A Woodworkers Workbench That Can Handle Any Project

A standard workbench is simply a sturdy table, but a true woodworking workbench is built to secure wood of various sizes so you can saw, drill and sand your project without it moving.


This Portable Pegboard Caddy Rolls Wherever You Need Your Tools

Most DIYers have a lot of tools, paint supplies and other necessities. Keep them all organised and within reach with this portable organisation caddy.


Cut Metal Using Woodworking Tools And Cutoff Wheels

Plasma cutters and oxy-acetylene torches are the preferred way to cut sheets of metal. But if you’re not geared up with those tools and still need to cut some steel, you have a few other options.


Choose The Right Air Compressor For The DIY Job

An air compressor paired with pneumatic tools can be a great addition to any DIYer’s arsenal, whether you’re a professional mechanic, or just do a lot of spray painting and nailing. Here’s what to look for when selecting an air compressor that suits your needs.


Build A Drill Press Table With A Fence For Consistent Holes Every Time

Adding a larger drill press table and fence to your drill press will allow you to drill consistent holes along the same plane every time, as well as provide support for larger pieces of wood. Here are some great examples of drill press tables that you can build yourself.


Make Your Own Tool Vest To Custom-Fit Your Favourite Hand Tools

Tool belts aren’t for everyone, but keeping your hand tools within reach makes any project much easier. Here’s an alternative: Make your own tool vest to fit every tool you need.