Backyard Water Rocket With a catch & release mechanism, you can get higher pressure--with significantly higher flights! This version will be safer, especially with small kids around. (Popular Mechanics)
For Popular Mechanics' 110th anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into our archives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than a century of DIY wisdom.
How To Use A Speed Square: Five Jobs for This Classic Tool from the DIY Guy
Most novice do-it-yourselfers feel perfectly comfortable using an electric drill or jigsaw, but nearly all of them are hesitant to pick up a portable circular saw. Here are 10 tips to help you cut safely and more confidently.