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How To Find The Right DEWALT Battery

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, but DEWALT battery compatibility can be a bit of a headache. We have you covered when finding the correct battery to pair with your tool. Difference Between DEWALT MAX, XR, ATOMIC,…

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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,…

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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…

How To Build A Modern Picnic Table

Building a Modern Outdoor Picnic Table Add a bit of style and sturdiness to your outdoor patio with this build from Johnny Brooke from Crafter Workshop. This build initially used Ipe, a tropical hardwood from Brazil. If you can order that type of wood go for it but you could also substitute for pressure treated…

How To Choose A Workshop Heater

The sun shines a little less every day, and temperatures are starting to drop. Leaves begin showing brilliant reds and yellows, before losing their grip on tree branches and plummeting down to their final resting place on the ground. Summer is preparing for hibernation, while Old Man Winter is starting to wake up. Nature is…

How to Build Modern Barstools

 Making Modern Barstools Since moving into my home seven years ago, I’ve been meaning to build a set of barstools for my kitchen island. I’ve waited long enough, so let’s build a set! The modern barstools were designed to fit my 43” island. So if you are going to reference this build for your…

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