Today’s Homeowner

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How to Clean Circular Saw Blades

Circular saw blades need dental care, too! Here’s a simple way to clean them for top performance.

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How to Replace a Wrought Iron Porch Column

Nope, you don’t have to keep that worn-out wrought-iron column! Here’s how to replace it with a low-maintenance fiberglass one.

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How to Install Landscape Lights

Want to add ambiance to your yard? Add landscape lighting — it’s easier than you may think!

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How to Correct a Crooked Board

Here’s what to do when a board has two crooked edges.

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How to Make a Crosscut Guide for a Circular Saw

Want to make perfectly square crosscuts? Use this guide — works every time!

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Why You Need Proper Attic Ventilation

Providing proper ventilation in your attic will keep your attic cooler in the summer, which can lower your air conditioner bills and make your roof last longer, and reduce condensation during the winter, which can lead to mold, mildew, or rot. Watch this video to find out more.

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Cutting a door hinge mortise with a chisel.

How to Cut Mortises for Door Hinges with a Chisel

A door’s hinge mortises are often cut by machine with a router and straight bit, but you can cut mortises by hand using a hammer and chisel. Here’s how to do it!

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How to Remove Molding for Reuse

When renovating a room, the first step is to remove existing molding. If you are careful, you can take it off — without damage — for reuse later. Watch the technique!

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