Find projects, ideas and tips for remodeling, organizing and making repairs for every room in the house.
Build a Table Saw Sled
Build these simple table saw sleds and make perfectly square cross cuts and flawless 45-degree miter cuts in both small and wide boards. You only need a 4x4 sheet of 1/2- or 3/4-in. plywood, particle board or MDF, some glue and a few hours time.
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How to Replace a Towel Bar
Replace old towel bars, soap dishes, corner shelves and other ceramic fixtures on ceramic tile walls without breaking the tile or cutting into the walls. Or, if the only problem is the towel bar itself (it’s missing, it’s broken, or it’s just plain ugly), just replace it with a spring-loaded one. ...
Simple Modern Computer Desk
This sleek computer desk has the look of a contemporary classic, but it can be built in a weekend with basic carpentry tools and minimal carpentry experience.
Tips for a Tidy Workshop
Use these simple tips to make your workshop work smarter, cleaner, more efficient and more comfortable. Most of these tips use materials you have on hand and take less than 10 minutes to implement.
How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer
Quick and easy fix for a leaky kitchen sink basket strainer. Replace the basket strainer yourself in just an hour and save the cost of a visit from the plumber.
Homemade Penetrating Oil
Modern rust penetrants work great, but if you’re all out and don’t want to make a trip to the hardware store, this homemade penetrating oil will do the trick.
Fixing Garage Doors
Make weather-tight garage door seals, replace rotted trim with maintenance-free vinyl and clean up a rusty track. Do it yourself and save a bundle.
How to Clean a Bathroom
Bathrooms can get scuzzy fast, but these cleaning tips will show you how to handle even the tough problems like mold, soap scum and rust stains.
How to Loosen Nuts, Bolts and Screws
Use these time saving (and frustration saving!) tips to loosen stuck fasteners. They work on any fasteners in your home, automobiles and lawn mowers. So stop dealing with problem nuts, bolts and screws and make life easy on yourself with these time-tested tricks.