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1951 Family Handyman Feature: Be Your Own Plumber

In honor of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some throwbacks. Check out these DIY plumbing tips.

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Vintage Family Handyman magazine spread: "Be Your Own Plumber"Family Handyman

This vintage Family Handyman article is from 1951 — the year that the print magazine launched. In 2021, we celebrate 70 years of serving DIYers and homeowners. Here you can see some of our oldest DIY plumbing tips.

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Vintage spread from Family Handyman magazine: 1951 plumbing articleFamily Handyman

For more of our amazing vintage Family Handyman content, visit our 70th Anniversary Page.

Mikayla Borchert
Mikayla is an assistant editor for Family Handyman, specializing in indoor and outdoor gardening, organization and décor. She has one cat and holds a B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota. Outside of work, she likes running, skiing, hiking and tending her balcony garden.