iPhone Application for DIYers

iPhone Application for DIYers

Now you can make your iPhone into an all-in-one carpenter toolkit. The iHandy Carpenter contains a plumb bob to determine the verticality of lines and walls, a surface level, bubble level bar, steel protractor and steel ruler. Priced at $1.99, it’s got to be the...
Quick-Draw Pencil Pincher Keeps the Tool On Hand

Woodworking with Hand Tools

While some guys love their power tools, others prefer the artistry involved in woodworking with hand tools. For 25 years, Roy Underhill has hosted the PBS show The Woodwright’s Shop and been a strong advocate of historical woodworking methods. Mother Earth News...
Big Innovation, Small Package

Big Innovation, Small Package

Bringing the pocket protector to the construction crown is not easy. But it looks like Husky engineers have improved the indispensable but mostly overlooked carpenter’s pencil. It may only be exciting to the few, but this little guy can save time on a project, and I...
iPhone Application for DIYers

Carpenters Drop Your Pencils

New fix to an old problem—the updated carpenter’s marking pencil. We’ve all seen those ratty pencils that need sharpening, get broken, live in the bottom of the box, roll across the floor just when you need them. Now, the Striker is here to save your...
Holster that Hammer

Holster that Hammer

If I were to put myself into serious remodeling mode (something I am striving for, actually), I’d need this hammer holster if only to feel cool. Granted it’s an incredibly practical hammer holder, rigged to work for right or left hand access, and hooked...