Chris Gardner

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chris Gardner is an artist, writer, and sawdust-maker living and making messes in Portland, Oregon. He's the editor-in-chief of the DIY home decor community Curbly.com, and the founder of ManMadeDIY.com, a craft, art, and design site for guys. Chris Gardner on Twitter | Google+

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APRIL 26, 2012 | THURSDAY
How To: Clean Your Power Tools

Like everything with moving parts—your car, your computer, your body—your power tools will last longer and work better with a little bit of maintenance. Since it's the season for spring c...

APRIL 17, 2012 | TUESDAY
5 Ways to Get Perfect, Clean Cuts in Plywood

Plywood sheet goods are an essential in any home improvement project involving wood. But due to their layered structure, they're often prone to tear-out. The result: little, ragged splint...

MARCH 22, 2012 | THURSDAY
7 DIY Recycling Centers for Small Spaces

Whether you're lucky enough to have once-weekly curbside service, or you have to transport your paper, glass, metal and plastic to a local drop-off center, there's that necessary first st...

JANUARY 30, 2012 | MONDAY
Why Every DIYer Needs a Thickness Planer

The thickness planer is not the most versatile tool in your arsenal. In fact, it really only does one thing: it planes things to a consistent thickness, as its name suggests. It's definit...