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PRACTICAL TIPS FOR HOME IMPROVEMENT DIY-ERS AND CRAFT ENTHUSIASTS

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12 Tool Hacks for Any Level of DIYer

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You know how frustrating it can be when you need a certain tool and you can’t find it? Or when the tool you thought would work isn’t? Well, don’t despair. I have for you today a list of incredible hacks you can really use. Seriously, you won’t believe these 12 tool hacks for any level of DIYer! Keep reading to see just what I mean.

1. Do you need to change the oil in your car? What do you do when that pesky little funnel you use to pour the oil into its chamber goes missing? Just grab a screwdriver {you read that right!} and pour away. The oil will actually follow the screwdriver into the chamber without spilling.

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2. Sometimes you just need a little bit more leverage to turn that screw. When that happens, put two wrenches together and that should give you the extra oomph that you need.

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3. Sometimes you need to use a screwdriver in a spot that won’t accommodate one. What do you do? Just grab a pair of pliers and a drill bit!

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4. How many times have you hit your thumb or fingers when hammering a nail? Well, don’t do that again! Use a comb to hold the nail, and you hold the comb a safe distance away from the hammer. Genius!

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5. An old rake, attached to a section of pegboard on your garage wall, is an awesome and cheap way to organize all your wrenches. Don’t go hunting for the right wrench ever again!

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6. Stripped screws are the worst when you’re just trying to finish off a project, right? Here’s the perfect hack to deal with those. Just use a rubber band to grip the screw and you’re set!

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7. Here’s a fantastic idea for when you need to take something apart and want to easily remember where all the little screws went. Just use Post-it notes to help keep track of them. So easy!

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8. When assembling furniture like the pieces you buy from IKEA, use the Styrofoam in the box to help hold all the screws and bolts while you work.

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9. Glue a magnet to the bottom of your old hammer to help corral the nails you need for your project.

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10. A string will fit into tight spots where a hack saw won’t, and believe it or not, it will cut through PVC pipes almost as fast as that saw!

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11. A C-clamp is a clever tool in more ways than one. Use it to help haul sheets of plywood around. The clamp gives you more to grab on to.

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12. In a pinch, use the pencil {because graphite is slick stuff} that’s always in your tool belt to lube things like door hinges. They’ll slide into place easier!

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Like these hacks? See more simple tool hacks at Mashable and Makezine.

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