Learn how to do it yourself around the house with these various tips and tricks for home improvement.

How to Cut a Metal Rod Without a Saw

Most homeowners without access to hacksaws or other saws may find cutting metal rods difficult. I have faced this dilemma many times for metalwork and home improvement projects. Without the right tools, cutting metal precisely and safely is hard. Here, I will share with you the best and safest methods I have discovered over the … Read more

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How to Cut Wood Without a Saw or Drill

Whether you are a homeowner working on projects or a crafter looking to cut patterns out of wood, not having access to a saw and a drill can bring your progress to a screeching halt. I have been there many times myself. So, how to cut wood without a saw or drill? As a long-time … Read more

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How to Cut an MDF Board Without a Saw

A squared cut medium-density fiberboard

For some DIY enthusiasts, power saws can be too overwhelming to use. If not used properly, it can easily break medium-density fiberboard (MDF), causing you to waste the material.  Here, I will share some tricks I have learned over the years on how to cut an MDF board without a saw. Using simple hand tools, … Read more

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How to Hang Prepasted Wallpaper Border

Hanging prepasted wallpaper borders is an efficient way to enhance any room’s decor. Drawing from my personal experience, this article provides a clear, step-by-step guide on how to hang a pre-pasted wallpaper border. Dive in to transform your space with ease. How to Hang Prepasted Wallpaper Border Hanging pre-pasted wallpaper border is not hard, but … Read more

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How to Cut Laminate Flooring Without a Saw

A person showing how to cut laminate flooring without a saw

Laminate flooring and no saw in sight? I’ve been there. Let’s dive into some clever methods I’ve uncovered to cut laminate seamlessly without the traditional tools. You might just be surprised at how approachable it can be! How to Cut Laminate Flooring Without a Saw Lets face it – using a circular saw to cut … Read more

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How to Cut Laminate Flooring That Is Already Installed

A room with brown laminated flooring

Ever needed to trim laminate flooring that’s snugly in place? I faced the same challenge, and it led me on a quest for the best techniques. Come along as I share how to cut installed laminate without causing damage. Your floor project just got a whole lot easier! How to Cut Laminate Flooring That Is … Read more

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How to Cut a 45 Degree Angle With a Circular Saw

A man showing how to cut 45 degree angle with a circular saw

A circular saw is a very popular tool used for cutting wood and also other materials. You may need to cut wood at different angles to build durable structures or aesthetically pleasing ones. In this article, you will see how to cut a 45-degree angle with a circular saw. How to Make a 45 Degree … Read more

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How to Cut Blinds Without a Saw

A close up view of an open blind installed on a window

As a home improvement enthusiast, I know the frustration of cutting blinds to size. If not cut properly, you may end up with cracked blinds and waste your materials. In this article, I will share tried-and-true methods I have used over the years how to cut blinds without a saw.  Whether installing new blinds or … Read more

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How to Cut Carbon Arrows Without a Saw

Archery arrows and a bow placed on the green grass

Cutting carbon arrows can be frustrating for archers of all experience levels. Without the proper tools, it is easy to end up with uneven edges. This article provides expert-recommended solutions using accessible alternatives to a dedicated arrow saw. With years of experience in archery equipment and technique, I understand the importance of precise arrow slicing … Read more

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How to Cut a Baseboard Without a Saw

A corner featuring a white baseboard and brown flooring

Cutting a baseboard without a saw seemed daunting until I tried some alternative methods. In this article, I’ll share those techniques, showing that sometimes, thinking outside the toolbox can lead to the best results. Based on years of experience, I will share some simple techniques for cutting baseboards quickly and easily without a saw. Let’s … Read more

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How to Cut Thin Plywood Without a Saw

A man cutting a thin plywood using a circular saw with a man on background holding another power tool

Cutting plywood can take longer for homeowners and do-it-yourself enthusiasts without access to power saws. So the question is, how to cut thin plywood without a saw? Over the years, I have discovered ingenious techniques for chopping thin plywood using a utility knife, a ruler, and a little elbow grease. In this article, I will … Read more

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How to Cut a Brick in Half Without a Saw

A green masonry Chipper cutting bricks on the workfield

Power saws can be tricky to control, especially for beginners. One wrong move, and you may pulverize a brick instead of splitting it in half, wasting material and money. Fear not, my fellow DIY enthusiasts! After trying out different tools over the years, I’m here to guide you through how to cut a brick in … Read more

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