How to Build a DIY Workbench with Storage
With plywood, MDF and these simple plans, you can build an inexpensive yet sturdy workbench that's perfect for your basement or garage workshop.
How to Build a DIY Radiator Cover
Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you...
Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw
DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.
Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw
This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.
How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop
Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.
How To Find Affordable Lumber
Most DIYers suffered severe sticker shock at lumber prices during the pandemic. Here are six tips to help you find...
How to Assemble RTA Cabinets
Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.
How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage
Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to...
8 Bad Measuring Habits You Should Drop
Consistently making bad cuts and wasting material? A bad measuring habit may be the cause. Learn about mistakes you may...
How to DIY Laundry Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
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.
12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...
How to Build a DIY Nightstand
Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.
Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Hammer
Here's how to decide which hammer will work best for you and your construction needs.
Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?
Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?
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...
9 Things Carpenters Always Do Working On Their Homes
Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...
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.
Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)
Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...
11 Female DIYers Who Are Changing the Game
Women have carved out a powerful space for themselves in DIY. Find out more about just a few of our...
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...