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Under-Cabinet Drawers

Utilize the space under your base cabinets with these toe-kick drawers.

Vertical Rollout Bins

Vertical rollout drawers add high-capacity storage to your kitchen.

Create Cabinet Space

These 5 projects will increase the storage capacity of your cabinets.

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How to Build a Pergola

Get more shade with this low-maintenance retreat.

How to Choose and Install Motion Detector Lighting

Automatic night lighting when and where you need it.

How to Build Deck Stairs

Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.

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Kevin Lind
Tuscaloosa, AL

Kevin comes from a long line of DIYers and he's now passing along his knowledge to the next generation.

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