How to Build a Soffit Box with Recessed Lighting
Add drama and beauty with this easy-to-build soffit system and well-placed lighting. This is the ultimate improvement for ordinary ceilings.
Build a Low Cost Custom Closet
Ready-made storage components make organizing your closet simple and inexpensive. This article compares features of three different systems and…
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Decorating Ideas: Wall Panels
Create the look of traditional paneled walls for your bedroom or living room with painted MDF strips. For very little money you can completely…
Organization: The Closet
Organize your closets and store everything neatly with this easy-to-build, yet handsome, box system. You can easily customize it to clear up the…
How to Build a Wall-to-Wall Closet
Need more closet space? You gain tons of storage space by stealing a few feet from a room and building a new closet, complete with double…
How to Organize Your Closet: Custom Designed Closet Storage
For the cost of a regular dresser, you can install a modular closet organizer and double your storage space with adjustable shelves, drawers and…
Under Bed Storage Box
Put under-bed space to use with a rollout storage chest. You can make it from a single sheet of 1/2-in. plywood on a Saturday morning.
Interior painting: Paint trim faster with this simple drying rack
During a recent rec room project, my wife and I used a spare bedroom in our home as our paint shop for trim.
Beat the Heat and Cut Cooling Costs
Ten years ago, I installed central air conditioning in my old house, but the south bedrooms were still too steamy.
21 Bunk Bed Designs and Ideas
Fan Spotlight: These Family Handyman readers put their woodworking and carpentry skills to good use, designing fun and functional beds for their…