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Tools, Gear and Equipment

The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.

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Simple Workbench Plans

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With this workbench plan even a beginner can build a workbench strong enough to hold a V-8 engine!

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How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage

A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.


20 Amazing Storage Products from Harbor Freight

Harbor Freight is a gold mine of affordable equipment for the DIY enthusiast. Here are 20 items that can help...


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


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Pro-Recommended Painting Products for DIYers

We're always on the lookout for stuff to help us do our painting jobs better and faster. We scour the...

Simple Box Shelves

Custom-size and finish these super-simple box shelves for any room in the house


Leaning Tower of Shelves

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This stylish but sturdy leaning ladder shelf unit will neatly hold...

Easy Garage Storage Solutions

4 quick and simple DIY storage projects


DIY Toy Storage Bins

Storage for a family on the go


10 Ways to Repurpose Repurposing Projects That Aren’t Trendy Anymore

Tired of your mason jar lanterns or ladder shelves? With our tongue firmly planted in our cheek, we came up...


Build Your Own Melamine Closet Organizer

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From anarchy to order in a weekend! Melamine panels make it...

How to Build an Entryway Coat Rack and Storage Bench

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If your entryway is littered with shoes and jackets, purses and...


Modular Workbench

Five foldout features make this bench a perfect project for even small shop spaces.


12 Walk-In Closets to Die For

Who wouldn't want customized closet shelving, space for all of your shoes and boots, plus the added convenience of a...


Circular Saw Tips and Techniques

Brush up on the basics with this collection of circular saw do's and don'ts


How to Build a Pine Garden Hutch

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Keep all your gardening tools close at hand in this solid...

Garage Storage: Backdoor Storage Center

Get clutter off the floor and out of the house with these 5 quick storage solutions


Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...