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Wood Toys From Yester-Year

My wife, Sue, and I were walking through an antique store in some small town in eastern Iowa, a few weeks ago and I came upon this old wood toy truck. Every part of it is made from plywood including the frame and wheels. I just though it was pretty cool. Maybe somebody out there […]

Serious About Home Repair? This New Book Will Give You A Surefire Way To Save Time And Money

These questions and more just like them have puzzled remodelers and DIYers for ages. Author John Knoelk aka “Contractor John”doesn’t believe these questions should stop you from undertaking your project, or completing it in a professional manner.

Kool Tool; Magnetic Wrist Band

Watch this quick video to learn how you can have your “extra hand wish” become a reality.

How to Use a Speed Square

There are many uses for this versatile tool. Take a look at this video to discover some of the basic tips and tricks using a speed square…… and b

Discover How You Can Quickly and Easily Save Time and Money Without Home Remodeling Nightmares

Enter The Dimension Bible for Remodelers and DIYers . You could say this book took me 40 years to write, since it is a collection of information I have gleaned over that period of time. Sure some of the book is accepted practice in the remodeling industry but much of it is drawn from my personal experiences.

All Handy Homeowners Should Own This

Contractor John Tool Of The Month!! If you work around the house, then I have a great tool for you this month. It is one of the most versatile and useful tools you will ever invest in. This scaffold is great for outside work, such as cleaning gutters, hanging Christmas lights, painting, etc. Bring it […]

USG Dustless Drywall Compound

The future is here in drywall taping compound, and it is called USG Sheetrock joint compound with Dust Control. I was in Menards recently for a contractor lunch

Dryer Box

The Dryer Box has been around since 1995 and has solved a problem that has been with us for a long time, What to do with the dryer hose.

Cool Websites and Products

Just a great list of websites that feature a wide variety of products that will make your life easier and more attractive

Kitchen Countertop Electrical Solution

Enter Mockett and Company ( and their line of innovative products. Their tagline is “Fine Architectural Hardware For Your Fine Furniture” and they mean it.

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