Shopping at the hardware store for new tools can reveal some pretty steep price tags, but that's usually just the beginning. You may balk when you see the price of a plasma cutter, but this tool can be worth it -- depending on what kind of work needs to be done.
Electrical components in your home sometimes stop working because the flow of electricity has been interrupted. The electrical tools in this article will help you measure the current, locate interrupted connections, and clean blocked contacts.
Fasteners attach two materials or objects together, which makes them a necessary part of home repairs. Explore the world of fasteners. See how each type works and choose the right ones for your next project.
To stick two materials together without putting a piece of metal through them, consider glues. Read about different types of adhesives, including multipurpose glues and those specially-designed for given surfaces.
Sanding, shaving, and smoothing out a surface can transform a shabby-looking object into a professional piece of material. Read about abrasives, and see how they eliminate rough patches and strip away old layers.