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Tools & Hardware

How to Choose the Right Power Saw for the Job

Power saws are essential tools for many home improvement projects. Watch this video to find out which type of power saw is best to use on different jobs.

Tools and Home Products from the 2012 National Hardware Show

Check out cool tools for your shop and innovative building products for your home as Danny Lipford and Joe Truini visit the 2012 National Hardware Show. Watch this video to find out more.

Building Products from the International Builders’ Show 2012

The 2012 International Builders’ Show featured a wide range of innovative products and building materials for your home, from solar powered roof shingles to faux stone. Watch this video to find out more.

Dremel Saw-Max Circular Cutting Tool

Interchangeable blades on the Dremel Saw-Max circular cutting tool allow it to cut through everything from wood and plastic to metal and tile. Watch this video to find out more.

Homemade Pipe Extension Handle for Tools

A piece of pipe, such as electrical conduit pipe, makes a great extension handle for socket wrenches and other tools to provide more leverage when loosening bolts or pipe fittings. Watch this video to find out how.

How to Install Brass Screws Without Breaking

Brass hardware adds to the look of woodworking projects, but brass screws are much softer than steel and can break easily when installing. Watch this video to find out how to keep from breaking brass screws.

How to Cut Holes in Cement Backer Board with a Jigsaw

Find out how to cut holes in cement backer board using a jigsaw or sabre saw fitted with a metal cutting blade. Watch this video to find out more.

Stepladder Drill Holster

Make this handy DIY drill holster for your ladder from a piece of vinyl gutter downspout. Watch this video to see how it’s done!