Stocking the ultimate toolbox: every tool a homeowner will ever need

by Alexrussell

Stocking the ultimate toolbox: every tool a homeowner will ever need
Tools are the kinds of things you don't really know you're missing until you really need them. The best thing a homeowner can have at his or her disposal is a good set of tools for about everything that doesn't really need the attention of a professional. If you have a cordless drill, for example, why call a handyman to bolt your new bookcase to the wall?

The Adam Savage sculpture above is a bit of an exaggeration, but to be modest I've set out...

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How To: Make a DIY Box Joint Jig

by Chris Gardner

Today we're learning how to make a box joint jig. Read on to learn how! 

Box joint, aka finger joints

Box joints, also called finger joints or comb joints, are really quite strong and have an attractive, handmade appeal which looks good on, well, everything.

And you're welcome to cut and chisel each one by hand...but, with this easy jig, you don't have to, and unless you're a purist, there's no reason not to crank them out by the dozens. This is designed for a...

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