Timothy Dahl

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Timothy Dahl enjoys the beauty of heirloom tools and the power of a recip saw. After serving on the staff of This Old House, Mr. Dahl went on to found the home improvement blog, Charles & Hudson and do-it-yourself children's site, Built by Kids. Today, he serves as DIY editor of Popular Mechanics. Timothy Dahl on Twitter | LinkedIn

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MAY 25, 2012 | FRIDAY
3 Designers Go Head-to-Head for a Good Cause

New York was buzzing last week with Design Week and ICFF taking place, but there were also a few other cool events happening around the city.  Lowe's was in town kicking off their Des...

MAY 24, 2012 | THURSDAY
Coolest Kids Products at ICFF

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair is filled with amazing designs for the modern home, and not to be forgotten are the kids who also deserve beautifully designed furniture. The...

MAY 17, 2012 | THURSDAY
New Smart Home Option: AT&T's Digital Life

Technology is permeating our domestic lives and "smart homes" are at the apex of this movement. Communications giant AT&T is launching Digital life, a connected home pro...

MAY 14, 2012 | MONDAY
A New Wave of Brushless-Motor Power Tools

Brushless motor technology has been around for a while, but only within the last couple years have power tool manufacturers actually incorporated brushless technology into cordless power ...

MAY 8, 2012 | TUESDAY
The Hardscaping Trend: Upgrade Your Outdoor Areas

Home sales are still recovering, but business is brisk when it comes to homeowners upgrading their outdoor spaces. Landscapes and lawns will always require maintenance, but more people ar...

MAY 3, 2012 | THURSDAY
Lawn Care Tips from Pennington Seed

Pennington Seed has been cultivating and improving lawn seed for more than 60 years, so I was delighted to have the opportunity to visit the company's headquarters and lab in the Will...

APRIL 2, 2012 | MONDAY
DIY Kitchen Countertop Transformation

At one time or another most of us have considered remodeling the kitchen. It’s the one room in the house that sees the most use and abuse, the one that demands both efficiency and good lo...

NOVEMBER 8, 2011 | TUESDAY
How To: Use a Paint Spray Gun

Are you tired of using a brush and messing with a tray whenever you paint? Consider investing in a paint spray gun. Some of the newer models are a great value and can save you time on you...

OCTOBER 19, 2011 | WEDNESDAY
Organize Your Garage to Keep Your Sanity

Those of us lucky enough to have a garage space in our home tend to take it for granted. This private and secure parking space can quickly become a 'catch-all' for myriad tools, p...

AUGUST 24, 2011 | WEDNESDAY
Milwaukee Tool Introduces a Refreshed Lineup

I traveled to Milwaukee, WI, a couple weeks ago to visit the headquarters of the Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation and check out their latest product lineup, including some awesome new ...