Recent Articles for the Modern Handyman

How to Use a Circular Saw

As with any other power tool, a circular saw can be quite handy in the workshop provided you know how to use it. However, these tools can also be extremely dangerous if you don’t know how to handle them. A...

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Saw Sharpening & Maintenance Tips

Saw sharpening and saw maintenance are important parts of owning quality power saws. Many types of saws perform different functions and are used for different purposes. However, as far as engine-less tools go, no other tool cuts through grain, bricks, and even metal as a good sharp saw. But then aga...

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Woodworking Tips for The Home Handyman

Woodworking is one of the oldest and most rewarding skills to acquire. The plus side of this practice is that even an amateur can accomplish numerous practical things like making a garden bench or fixing a broken drawer. The secret to achieving success in woodworking is knowing the right project to ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Working with a Circular Saw

Knowing the ins and outs of any power tool is a vital step when looking to use them safely and effectively. A circular saw falls in the list of power tools that are very helpful when used appropriately. However, they can also be quite dangerous machines, especially when used recklessly. That’s why...

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How to Maintain Your Lawn in a Drought

Are you in a drought and wondering if your plants will live through the summer? Whether it’s a drought, or water shortages due to water restrictions, they can really take a toll on your lawn. However, maintaining a healthy, green lawn doesn’t have to be very diffi...

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Best Way to Cut Metal

More often, the best way to cut metal is not always the simplest. Cutting metal to have controlled accurate cuts while using minimum physical effort usually requires the help of professionals and appropriate tools. However, some methods of cutting metal may only involve the use of simple power tools...

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How to Pressure Wash a Driveway

Take a good look at your driveway. Do you see grime, mildew, dirt, and stains? Pressure washing your driveway will increase your home’s curb appeal without spending tons of money, and restore it to its former condition. Before you run out to start pressure washing, ...

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Tips to Make your Trimmer String Last Longer

No one enjoys mowing the lawn, and trimming the yard. The worst part is having to unwind the trimmer line right before you finish, because the string has caught into the weed trimmer head. So, what can you do to make the trimmer string last longer? There are a few thi...

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