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Read about Steve’s experiences using a simple, new method for staining and sealing wood.


Have you ever tried to finish interior wood and ended up unhappy with the result? Change all that by watching the interior wood finishing video right here. Simple techniques with simple supplies are all you need.

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Ever wanted to build a great clothesline post? Or how about a mailbox stand? Watch this video and learn tricks for using 6×6 and 8×8 timbers for outdoor projects. Suitable for beginners, these tips make a huge difference.


Enter the Great Summer Deck Giveaway from Duckback, Dewalt, and Stanley Tools to win one of three amazing prize packages valued at over $1200.

lead safe paint stripping

Got old paint to remove? It’s probably got lead. Read Steve’s three-step paint stripping process that will get the job done safely.

Eco Wood Treatment

Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, examines an exterior wood product called Eco Wood Treatment, and where and when to use it.

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Here’s a question I got by email from JT. She writes: Question: “Can I use olive oil to finish a teak table? It’s a used, …


A new product that removes some of the frustration of gluing wood boards edge-to-edge.


Success isn’t complicated once you know the secrets.


An essential, hands-on skill for people with wood to cut.