Home Repair Skills

Build or repair almost anything around your home with these projects and tips designed to improve your do-it-yourself skills and make home repairs easier.

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Skills: Featured DIY Projects

How to Cope Baseboard Trim with a Miter Saw

Coped joints for baseboard look great, but can be time-consuming....

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How to Build an Outfeed Table

Make a handy outfeed support that adjusts to fit your table saw, band saw, planer...

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