Many people have trouble getting a nice smooth polyurethane finish on wood. I know because of all the questions I get on this topic. Click below to watch a very powerful technique for creating a glass-smooth polyurethane finish on any […]Continue Reading
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, talks to homeowners about how to build a safe and fun wooden play area for children on their back lawn.Continue Reading
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Considering a new roof for your house this spring? Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, gives a quick overview of three interesting roofing options.Continue Reading
*WOODWORKING: See shop-cut veneer panels made from cherry.
*CATTLE PASTURE: Watch steers discover fresh spring grass.
*ROUTER BITS: Discover three profiles you’ll love to know about.
*WOOD FINISHING: Succeed with quick drying urethanes.
UPDATED 4Apr2019: After 25 years of sharpening chainsaws with a file, I don’t do much of it any more. Not since I discovered how fast and effective pro-grade electric saw a chain sharpener can be. Here at our country home on […]Continue Reading
Classic brick designs offer some of the most interesting and enduring architectural details you’ll find anywhere. But brick alone isn’t necessarily all that interesting. For stunning visual results, the colour, texture, style and arrangement of brick needs to be used in creative […]Continue Reading
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, informs homeowners interested in DIY jobs around their homes about the variety of fasteners there are available.Continue Reading
UPDATED 6MAY2017: If you’re gearing up for deck building, constructing a dock, picnic table, gazebo or verandah this season, you should know how much hand-held circular saws have improved. The best cordless models these days are every bit as effective as […]Continue Reading
*COTTAGE LIFE: The easiest way ever to prime a water pump.
*MOLD CONTROL: Kill mold safely, forever and without bleach.
*TOOLS: See why impact drivers are the kings of screw driving.
*BUILDING: Learn to use a garden hose as a building level.