New! Family Handyman eBooks!

Family Handyman's best projects, tips and DIY advice are ready to go where you go. Bookmark your favorite projects, search by keyword, and take your eReader with you to the hardware store so you don't forget any supplies. Download these great guides for your favorite platform!

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101 Workshop Tips

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For decades, the editors of The Family Handyman have collected ingenious workshops improvements from DIYers and pros alike. And now we've packed the all the best ideas into one ebook! 101 Workshop Tips is filled with simple, frugal ways make your favorite place even better.

Advanced Router Tips

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It's the most versatile tool in your shop! Let woodworking pros show you how a router can cut perfect curves, form super-strong joinery, even straighten or flatten boards. You'll also get tips for cutting flawless profiles, plans for making an inexpensive router table and more!

Trim Skills & Tools

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Trim Skills & Tools packs all the know-how you need for any trim project, from baseboard to crown molding and everything in between. You'll get tool advice, solutions for tough situations and tons of tips for perfect results. No need for carpentry experience—Trim Skills & Tools is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step color photos. It's pro expertise, simplified for DIYers.

Replace Your Water Heater

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Don't hire on a plumber! In one day, you can complete a safe, leak-free installation that meets the strictest plumbing codes. Replace Your Water Heater guides you through the entire process. Plus, we'll show you simple repairs to avoid replacement. No need for plumbing experience—Replace Your Water Heater is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. It's pro advice, simplified for DIYers.

Advanced Table Saw Tips

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Let woodworking pros show you how to tune up your saw for perfect cuts, boost the capacity of a small saw or add convenience to any saw. Plus, see how to build a saw sled for precision crosscuts, how make tough cuts safely and much more!

Pro Painting Tips

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From preparation to the final coat, Painting Tips is packed with the know-how you need for a perfect paint job. Whether you're a novice or a paint-splattered veteran, you'll learn pro tricks for a fast, flawless finish, all explained with clear, detailed photos.

Install Laminate Flooring

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Install Laminate Flooring is packed with pro tips you won't find in the manufacturer's instructions. Whether your laminate is surfaced with plastic or real wood, you'll learn the keys to fast, flawless installation. No need for experience—Install Laminate Flooring is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. It's pro advice, simplified for DIYers.

Paint Your House

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From preparation to the final coat, Paint Your House is packed with the in-depth know-how you need for a perfect paint job. Whether you're a novice or a paint-splattered veteran, you'll learn pro tricks for a fast, flawless finish, all explained with clear, detailed photos.

Refinish Your Deck

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Make your old deck look like new in one weekend! Refinish Your Deck guides you through the whole process, beginning to end. Plus, we'll show you simple repairs for loose railings, damaged deck boards and more. No need for experience— Refinish Your Deck is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. It's pro advice, simplified for DIYers.

Toilet Repairs

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Don't pay a plumber! Fix it yourself and save $100 or more. Toilet Repairs provides the know-how you need to solve all the most common toilet troubles, from leaks and weak flushing to constant running. No need for plumbing experience—Toilet Repairs is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. It's pro advice, simplified for DIYers.

Wall & Ceiling Repairs

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Whether you've got holes, cracks or stains, Wall and Ceiling Repairs provides all the know-how you need to make fast, perfect fixes. No need for experience— Wall and Ceiling Repairs is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. It's pro advice, simplified for DIYers.

Tile Skills & Tools

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Tile Skills & Tools packs all the know-how you need for any tile project, from backer board to grout and everything in between. You'll get tool advice, solutions for tough situations and tons of tips for perfect results. No experience needed—Tile Skills & Tools is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step color photos. It's pro expertise, simplified for DIYers.

Get Organized

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You CAN have a clutter-free, organized home with The Family Handyman's Get Organized! series. Find inspiration and step-by-step instructions for projects and tips for your kitchen, bath, closets, garage and workshop. Plus bonus content in each issue with seasonal storage ideas and "Hall of Fame" ideas from The Family Handyman readers.

Best in DIY

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Don't start another DIY home improvement project without Best in DIY! We've gathered our best projects, repairs, upgrades and tips into this concise DIY home improvement handbook. You'll learn how to create more storage in your home, save money with simple repairs, create a beautiful backyard and much more.

Garage Storage Solutions

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Make the most of your garage space! Garage Storage Solutions is packed with clever projects, from 10-minute upgrades to complete storage systems. No need for DIY experience—each project has detailed plans and photos. Turn unused space into vital storage space, keep your lawn tools corralled, organize your whole garage in just one morning and more!

Kitchen Storage Solutions

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Clear out the clutter in your kitchen! Kitchen Storage Solutions is filled with everything from 10-minute upgrades to complete storage systems. Maximize your cabinet space with rollouts, add drawers, build a stylish knife rack and more. From eliminating countertop clutter to installing a cabinet inside a wall, there's a project here for every skill level!

Great DIY Goofs

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The "DIY gone awry" stories you love—in one place! For the past 15 years, DIYers have been sending us stories that combine home-improvement lessons with a good laugh. Now we've packed dozens of our favorite stories into Great DIY Goofs. You'll learn, you'll laugh, and—hopefully—avoid making your own Great Goofs.

Easy Plumbing Repairs

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Easy Plumbing Repairs offers proven solutions to the most common plumbing problems, from drippy faucets and leaky pipes to clogged drains and misbehaving toilets. No need for plumbing experience—Easy Plumbing Repairs is filled with detailed instructions and step-by-step color photos. It's advice from professional plumbers, simplified for DIYers.

Holiday Hints

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Holiday Hints is filled with time-saving tips and clever solutions to holiday hassles—from decorating and cleaning hints to gift and storage ideas.