When is comes to big jobs like re-doing your hardwood floors or your deck, the everyday random orbital sander is just too small for a job so tough. That’s why the tool of choice is a belt sander. The New Ryobi 18V ONE+ Brushless Belt Sander makes it easy for you to accomplish bringing any
When my wife and I were buying a fixer upper home this time around, I told her that she can design the perfect house. One of the things that came with that territory was a very particular tile style called herringbone. Herringbone is one of the most popular tile patterns ranging from backsplash to floor tile.
Have you ever caught yourself empty handed in a situation where you couldn’t figure out how to cut, grind, or even sand a very tight and awkward section of a project? Well, I have a solution for you. The Dremel Multi-Mix Oscillating Tool Accessory Kit (1001810342) is an absolute MUST for anybody who has faced a
I’ve recently began a journey to remodel a home. Working 16 hrs a day on said home gets pretty lonesome and tedious after a while. So that’s why the DeWALT Bluetooth Radio/ Charger came in extra handy for me. Now, I know there are many other job site chargers out there, but let me share with
One of the first things people look at when it comes to remodeling a home is the kitchen. Unless you have brand new cabinets, chances are you have some natural wood color (yellow) cabinets in your home. Or even worse, you have the orange-ish colored and very dated oak cabinets that have what’s almost a
As a disclaimer, I am not paid by Makita and so the following tool review is my own opinion. I, like many other wood workers, have drank what we call the “Green Cool-aide”. What that means is that we tried at least one Festool product and have loved it so much that we started purchasing
5 Tips for Beginner Welders In the world of welding, there are many options to choose from. But just like with any tool out there, there is a more appropriate option for each job. I do not claim to be an expert welder, but I have developed the skill by learning from others on the
Remodeling your house and needing to change your bathroom faucet? its so easy, let me show you how.
Me, along with the rest of the world, loves Target. When it came down to bar stools, we couldn’t pass up the deal on the white stools. Now, the only thing that didn’t match our decor is the color/stain of the bar stool top. We decided to take things into our own hands and adjust
If there’s anything I’ve learned from gift giving, is that if you don’t know what one big thing to buy for someone, you get them a bunch of small things in a gift basket. So this year, why not make the Dad in your life a basket too…a tool basket 1. Husky 12 inch Tool
The glorious big screen TV is mean to be the center on attention, not your cables the run to it down the wall. Lets see if we can hide them. There are many kits out there ranging from $25-$75, but since this is DIY, lets see if we can make it even more affordable. This
The Dremel 4300 is the first Dremel rotary tool to allow tool-less and collet-less accessory changes with the inclusion of the three-jaw chuck. The chuck accepts all Dremel accessory shank sizes for fast and convenient accessory changes without ever using a wrench. Here is what I love about this Dremel 4300 Rotary Tool. Model #
We recently bought the “long-term home” and the time has come to update the fireplace. I could go on and on about how the original fireplace did not work with our style, so lets just skip all off that and get started on what we wanted instead. Because the fireplace isn’t the main focal point
We all wish we had endless room in our garage/workshops but we always have to trade off between storage and cars. Let me give you a little backround about my situation. I once had a 20×20 garage that was all devoted to woodworking. After we sold the house and got a new house that had
Lets Talk Drilling! Not all drills are created equally! There are speed, mode, and adjustment settings that are designed to make your life easier. For example, you want an impact driver mode to help push the screw with plenty of torque while pulling the two materials together. Or you need the jolting hammer drill setting
As some of you already know, we’ve been busy tackling this home renovation. And I will say, there’s nothing more frustrating than knowing you have to make 10 trips back to your truck or workshop to carry the load of tools to accomplish the task. This is where the new 22 inch HUSKY Connect Rolling
One the most attractive, yet financially appealing options for flooring is the Laminate flooring. There are cheap ones and there are expensive one, and they all range by the features. If you can find a batch that is scratch resistant, squeak resistant, and water resistant for a good price, you stuck gold. Installing the flooring
A Palm router is probably the 3rd or 4th most used tool in my arsenal. Number one, two, and three would be the table saw, miter saw, and sander. And then comes the palm router. After all the cutting, the palm router with a round-over bit or a trim bit are my bits of choice
Nothing better than having a custom built poker table to share a great time around with some of your closest guys and gals. This design is sure to make it the center of attention in you game room. follow along and lets get building.
When it comes to DIY, you also gotta LOVE the painting. Unfortunately when it comes to spraying the paint or finish, prep work is the most important step, including preparing the area. Here is my review for the HomeRight Spray shield.
After you save up all your pennies and finally buy a festool tool like a Domino or a sander, you then need to save up more pennies for the designated dust collector that cost as much as the tool itself. Here is a cheaper alternative. Introducing the Ridgid/Festool Dust Collection Mod.
There is nothing better to decorate an empty space on a wall with, than with shelves. In order to achieve a modern look, make floating shelves!
We all know wood working is tough to get into with the initial cost of tools. Most of us have or started off with a limited supply of “Hand Me Downs”. Well with warmer weather approaching, comes new building challenges. That is why RYOBI is doing a grand weekend sale, calling it, RYOBI DAYS. Thats
Not all Cut-off/Chop saws are created equal. I’ve been using a basic chop saw from Harbor Freight with a Diablo abrasive wheel and I must say, that thing does not pick up its slack. Here’s what I mean: First, it make a bulky cut, which makes it REALLY hard to do precision cuts that are