Tools

Tools help us get the work done. Here are some of our best ideas for using the right tools in the right place to get your job done right.

Paver Patio with Fire Pit

We'll show you how to build your own patio with a built-in fire pit using paver stones.

Stunning DIY Deck Built on a Budget

Building your own deck can actually be fairly easy. We'll walk you through the process of building a simple deck, step-by-step.

Rustic Patio Oasis

Yes, you can have a refined rustic style patio in your backyard. All you need is a little imagination, texture and the perfect tools to make it happen!

Refinishing Hardwood Floors

DIYer Sarah Dorsey rented a floor sander from The Home Depot, and got to work on her damaged hardwood floor. She takes you through all the steps, from sanding to resealing (and then decorating) in this tutorial.

Easy DIY: How to Make a Decorative Crown Moulding Hook Rail

This is such an easy DIY project that's practical and attractive, too. This DIY crown moulding hook rail uses simple materials easily found at The Home Depot.

Easy Designer Bottle Stoppers Project

These easy designer bottle stoppers are a simple DIY project that can be customized to fit virtually any style of decor, and they make great personalized gifts. The secret to this fun craft project is repurposing simple decorative cabinet knobs. You can make new ornamental stoppers for old bottles, or buy new bottles or jars for this DIY project. We even have some suggestions for the types of cabinet knobs you might use for different styles.