12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About
See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1970: How to Build a Trash Compressor
To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some projects from past issues, all the way back to our first...
Every Tool You Need to Work Side Jobs as a Carpenter
Considering a side gig as a carpenter? Make sure you have these essential carpentry tools.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
Girls Garage Book Empowers Young Women to Build, Believe
Emily Pilloton wants her book, Girls Garage, to inspire generations of young women to become "fearless builder girls."
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...
Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers
This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
Jigsaws: How to Use and Cut With a Jigsaw
Use a versatile jigsaw tool to cut lumber, plywood, metal and tile.
How to Use a Benchtop Wood Planer
Smooth rough lumber, clean up sawn edges and reclaim salvaged boards with a wood planer
Amazing Miter Joint Clamp
Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.
Framing Square Drilling Jig
Want to cut holes in the same spot in a whole pile of workpieces? Read on to learn how to...
The Best Sander for Finishing Cabinets
Random orbital sanders do the best job of finish-sanding wood.
Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws
Intimidated by cabinet work? Even a novice can make fine joints with pocket screws