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100 Incredible Projects By DIYers Like You

From jaw-dropping remodels to crazy automotive creations, these real-life projects are as unique and inspiring as the DIYers who built them.

The Lixada Blocklight Is a Small Flashlight with Lots of Power

Let there be light with you everywhere you go with these super-compact and affordable Family Handyman approved flashlights.


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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


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9 Best Shop Vacs for Cleaning a Workshop

Looking for the best way to keep your workshop dust free? Check out this roundup of nine fantastic shop vacuums.

Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


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26 Household Items You Didn’t Know You Could Use in Your Shop

Before you purchase expensive storage systems or a specific tool for one unique task, try these genius shop hacks using...

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The 100 Handiest Shop Tips

You won't find a better collection of the most brilliant workshop secrets you've ever seen, brought to you by the...


Filter for Your Shop Vac Filter

Protect your shop vacuum filter from large debris by adding this one layer.


41 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know

Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one (or 41!) of these genius sanding tips...


59 Handy Hints to Keep Your Workshop Shipshape

It's a lot easier (and more fun!) to do projects in a space that's neat and tidy, and these clever...

The Greatest Shop Tip in History

Grab the leaf blower to take care of a dirty shop vacuum filter and clean it up in a short...


5 Dust Collection Products that Suck (In a Good Way!)

Sawdust isn't just a health hazard; it can cause falls and fires, too. These dust collection tools can help keep...


Drum-Sander Dust Collector

Capture the dust that flies off a sanding drum before it fills your shop and lungs! All you need is...


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How To Build a Swing-Out Countertop

Need more counter space in your workshop? Here's a DIY solution.


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8 Bad Workshop Habits You Should Drop Today

Want to improve your skills as a DIYer or woodworker? Learn how to avoid these bad workshop habits and the...

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3 Pro-Quality Products All DIYers Should Have at Home

For homeowners that like to get their hands dirty with a wide variety of do-it-yourself projects, add these products to...


13 Workshop Items to Incorporate into Your Interior Decor

Decor styles are constantly changing. If you're looking for a way to bring a rustic-chic look into your home, consider...


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12 Workshop Supplies You Should Always Buy at the Dollar Store

The DIY attitude embraces affordability and accessibility for everyone, no matter how tight your budget. Here are 12 items to...


Best Lighting for Your Garage and Workshop

Find your way in the dark with these cool products that help light the darkest nooks and crannies of your...


Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space

Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or...


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A Basic Bench You Can Build On!

Start with a simple workbench and add features as you need them.


5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Workshop

Want to maximize the time you spend in your workshop over the next year? Here are five workshop resolutions that...


How to Get Started in Welding

Whether you’d like to build custom cars or just fix a cracked lawn mower deck, learning to weld gives your...

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20 Unusual Uses for Workshop Tools

Make your workshop tools work double duty with these 20 unusual uses for common DIY tools and materials.


Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects From the ’50s

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...


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Upgrade Your Garage With These Amazon Prime Day Deals

Clear your mind and your space with these discounted garage items during Amazon Prime Day.


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How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Ballast

Stop fluorescent lights from flickering and humming with a new ballast.


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Why Every Workshop Needs a Quality Flashlight (And How to Choose the Right One)

Every workshop needs a flashlight for emergency lighting, precision detailing and more. Here are key features to look for when...


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Simple Workbench Plans

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With this workbench plan even a beginner can build a...