Workshop Tools & Materials
Discover a guide to the tools & materials involved with your workshop.
Wet shop vacuums are an effective machine for cleaning spilled liquids or washing hardwood floors. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best wet vacs on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
If you’re looking for a new pair of work boots to provide you with comfort and support while you knock out your next DIY project, we’re here to help. In this review, we evaluate the best work boots for a range of budgets and purposes.
Safety glasses guard your eyes from debris, foreign objects, and noxious fumes. Our guide looks at some of today's best safety glasses.
We tested and reviewed five of today's best work gloves to help you protect your hands from scratches, blisters, punctures, and more.
Before you make up your mind, have a look at this guide that will help you decide which route is best for your needs.
Most safety gear won’t cost you an arm and a leg, however, a hazardous work environment might. Keeping your body protected must always be your first priority, so it’s imperative that you invest in equipment that ensures that you’re kept safe from potential harm.
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Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva gives a general overview of a table saw and the best techniques to use it safely and effectively
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva discusses the proper disposal techniques for oily rags to prevent spontaneous combustion.
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor discusses the importance of hearing protection when working around power tools
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to quickly divide any length in half—without using math.