Home Office

Design your home office to be functional and fun with these furniture ideas and aesthetic solutions.

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We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.

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How to Build an Easy DIY Desk for Kids

You can build this simple, wall-mounted DIY desk for kids in less than an hour!


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How to Build an Easy Stand-Up Desk

Turn any table in your home into a stand-up desk in less than 30 minutes.


How to Organize a Small Home Office Closet

Power cords, Post-its and paper, oh my! These expert tips will help you organize your small home office closet.


Sit or Stand: How to Make Your Own Adjustable DIY Desk

This customized DIY desk provides comfort whether you prefer sitting or standing.

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How to Build a Murphy Bed that Easily Transforms into a Desk

From home office to guest room in seconds.


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How to Build a Desktop Catapult

Build this awesome desktop catapult with leftover wood, a couple of dowels and some rubber bands. Your inner child will...

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Make a Plastic Laminate Table Top

Make a super-solid top for a desk in one day


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How to Turn a Closet Into an Office

Learn how to turn a spare closet into a super-organized home office. This project keep schoolwork and office supplies contained.


Office Chair Repair

Favorite office chair won’t bounce or roll anymore? Repair it.


How to Soundproof a Home Office

Seal holes, upgrade doors, and add layers of insulation and acoustic board to block sound transmission.

How to Build a Pipe Desk

Made with black steel pipe and a piece of IKEA butcher-block countertop, this roomy pipe desk is the perfect home...


8 Home Office Desk Organization Ideas You Can DIY

Turning a spare room into an office can seem overwhelming. But with small budget and some DIY know-how, you can...


5 Brilliant Ways to Repurpose a Kitchen Desk Space

A trend of the past, the kitchen desk space has worn out its appeal. Not quite big enough to call...


Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build Industrial Bookends

Build these industrial bookends to spice up your bookshelf or desk and learn a cool hardware "aging" tip, too.


28 Ways to Repurpose Office Supplies at Home

Learn how to reuse common office supplies such as paper clips, dry erase markers, etc., around your home. You won't...

How to Waterproof Your Mail

Ensure your mail get to the right place with this easy waterproofing tip.



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Concrete Air Plant Planter

This modern desktop planter is perfect for low-maintenance air plants—and it only takes a few quick steps to complete.


Easy-to-Build DIY Mail Organizer

Repurpose an out-of-date accordion closet door and turn it into a central command center for your home. No more piles...


Faster Computer Back Up

Get faster backups with your desktop computer


How to Replace a Hard Drive

Save your laptop—and your data


Stackable Shelves

It's shelving, storage, a desk and work surface combined


Organization: The Closet

Organize any closet with these easy-to-build boxes

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Simple Modern Computer Desk

Two days plus two sheets of plywood equals one new computer desk


How to Build a Home Office

Stock cabinets, a cord organizer, and custom-built tops and shelves keep everything in order