Do-It-Yourself

News, reviews and articles about products that help you make and fix things.

Worx 20V Power Share 7.25″ Cordless Sliding Compound Miter Saw review

REVIEW – I have now been able to test several tools from Worx and I have become a big fan. This time around I get to test a much-needed tool that will make my DIY tasks so much more flexible especially when I need to take my tools on the road. I am expecting this …

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VEVOR Heat Press machine review – unlimited t-shirts is a bad idea for me

REVIEW – If you have ever tried to make custom shirts without a heat press, you’ll know how hard it is to get vinyl or inkjet-iron-on designs to successfully adhere. Success requires even pressure and the correct heat, which is where a device like the VEVOR Heat Press machine comes in. What is it? The …

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Worx Nitro 20V Brushless Switchdriver 2.0 2-in-1 Cordless Drill & Driver review

REVIEW – Since everyone who reads my reviews already knows that I am remodeling a basement, I will not go into those details. Everyone also already knows that I believe in having every tool necessary for the job and as such, I have quite an extensive tool selection relevant to my DIY projects and tasks. …

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Walabot DIY 2 visual stud finder review – Does it give you X-ray vision?

REVIEW – As I mentioned in previous reviews, I am a serious DIYer, and I make sure that I have every tool for every task. That is an expensive approach, so I am very pleased when I get the opportunity to test and review tools. Since I have been remodeling my basement including building walls …

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HTVRONT Heat Press Machine review – Your new crafting BFF

REVIEW – If you are an avid or even amateur crafter, you have probably worked with iron-on vinyl, also referred to as heat transfer vinyl (HTV).  As the name implies, it uses a heat-activated adhesive to permanently attach your designs to any fabric.  Today I’m excited to show you the HTVRONT Heat Press Machine as …

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Hang your pictures in minutes with the Pro Picture Hanging System

NEWS – Hanging pictures around my home has always been a cumbersome and tedious task. However, the Go Hang It Pro Picture Hanging System is a clever tool kit that you can use to hang your pictures in just minutes. Rather than explaining how it works, it’s easier to show you: Isn’t that awesome? The …

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Need to fix your broken phone or laptop? Grab Mjolnir and save the day!

NEWS – Do you know of someone who might like to dive in and repair their own devices? The Marvel Mighty Thor Hammer Flashlight & Electronics 28-Piece Tool Kit might make a really cool gift for them (or you). The toolbox is in the shape of Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir… …and contains the following tools: Spudger …

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Greenworks 24V angle grinder review

REVIEW – Useful for cutting, grinding, and polishing, an angle grinder is one of those indispensable tools that belong in every do-it-yourselfer’s arsenal.  The Greenworks angle grinder is a 24V  cordless unit with a brushless motor that spins 4-1/2-inch tools up to 10500 RPM.  I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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Turn an old smartphone into a 24/7 weather monitor – Solving problems by repurposing gadgets

ARTICLE – If you’re anything like me, you have drawers and shelves full of products that you purchased, used, and then shelved after updating to new products or getting bored with them. I call them my drawers of misfit gadgets (as a nod to the island of misfit toys in the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer …

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Problems with clogged drains? Give Instant Drain Opener a try!

NEWS – Every now and then, I get a clogged drain around the house and it always seems to be an ordeal dealing with it. I recently came across One Second Plumber’s Instant Drain Opener and it looked like a potentially easy way to tackle the problem without using chemicals. It comes with a handle, …

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Dewallie LA-400 Laser Engraving Machine review

REVIEW – I love crafting! I own a Cricut and it allows me to do most things, with the exception of engraving.  I have looked into purchasing an engraving machine because of all the additional options, but never pulled the trigger.  When the opportunity came to test out the Dewallie LA-400 Laser Engraving Machine, there …

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Make the DIYer in your family happy this holiday season with this affordable 10 in 1 wrench Multitool

NEWS – As a DIYer myself, I am always looking for the tool that I can carry around with me and use for as many tasks as possible. Multi-tools are the obvious solution, but not all multi-tools offer a great bang for the buck!! The 10 in 1 Multitool from RoverTac not only offers versatility …

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Dewallie Mini Portable Laser Engraving Machine review

REVIEW – If you’ve ever wanted to customize your crafts or belongings with artwork or even just your initials, you might have looked into buying an engraver. Today I want to show you the Dewallie Mini Portable Laser Engraving Machine that is portable enough to carry in your backpack. What is it? The Dewallie Mini …

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