• Home
  • /
  • Tag Archives:  How To

How To

How to Restore a Wood Deck

A well-maintained deck boosts your home’s curb appeal and increases your property’s value. However, ensuring your home stays in good shape takes some effort. Deck restoration projects can rejuvenate and extend the life of the wood. Exposed to the elements and traffic, wood decks need periodic cleaning and maintenance. Deck refinishing involves many steps, including…

How to Can Salsa

How to Prepare and Can Salsa Celebrate your bountiful crop of tomatoes from the garden by making some tasty salsa you can enjoy and share with your family and friends. You may have already developed a salsa recipe using fresh ingredients from your garden, but learning about food safety before canning your special salsa is…

after harvesting your garden you need to get it ready for winter

How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

Prepare Your Garden for Winter As temperatures drop in fall, it may seem like very little is happening in your yard. However, much goes on beneath the soil until it freezes. Freshly planted trees strive to grow roots and anchor themselves to the ground, while microbes and earthworms process organic matter into nutrients for your…

How To Choose the Best Pressure Washer

Determining what pressure washer is best for you depends entirely on your personal needs. You need to have a rough estimate of what you plan on washing with it, how frequently you plan on using it, as well as where it is likely to see action. For example, a homeowner wanting to wash the siding in…

Selection of DEWALT batteries since 1994

DeWalt Battery Compatability

DEWALT has released some sweet new batteries over the past few years. They currently run two primary voltage platforms for their large cordless tools: 20-volts and 60-volts.  DEWALT 20V MAX and FlexVolt – What’s the Difference? For those who haven’t been paying attention, DEWALT revolutionized cordless power tools in 2016 when they released the FlexVolt…

A gardener waters their raised garden bed.

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

A raised garden bed provides plenty of benefits. They’re perfect for areas with poor soil and allow you to create ideal soil conditions for whatever you’d like to grow. Raised beds are great to keep pets or pests out of your garden, too. Building a DIY raised garden bed can feel like a daunting task,…

DIY Project Wood Welcome Sign

How to Make a Wood Sign with Calligraphy Writing

A wood sign makes a great decorative piece, and they’re fun builds to work on. We’re sharing our latest DIY project to add personalization to your decor. Use the tools below or whatever you have on hand, and as always, shop Acme Tools for any tools needed. Wood Sign Materials 4”x 18” piece of wood…

New Year New Hobby: 3D Printing

You got yourself a 3D printer, and your software is up and ready. But before you make your first print here are a few tools you need to make working with them smooth. 3D printing is one of the newest ways DIYers, builders, and some manufacturers, have adapted into constructing items. For manufacturers, it is…

How To Make a Table Saw Cabinet

Do you need more space in your workshop? We’ll show you how to utilize an overlooked area in your shop, the space underneath your table saw. Going step-by-step transform an otherwise unused area into your custom table saw cabinet. I’ve been making an awful lot of storage cabinets and drawers lately. They are always a…

123