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It's the simple things that we overlook. In this short video by ServiceMagic.com, David Lupberger points out some very simple ways to increase your home's curb appeal that you may be overlooking.
You don't have to be a professional carpenter to use a framing square. Even if you're a carpentry hobbyist, the tool can come in handy.
The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to properly mark a board before cutting it on a miter saw.
If you have several identical cuts to make, a stop block will make it go a lot quicker. The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to set up a stop block for your miter saw to save you time.
Enjoy the gentle sway of a porch swing on a summer night. With these clear how-to instructions and photos, you can build a classic porch swing in a weekend.
You can add a spacious, airy outdoor porch to your home. We'll show you everything you need to complete the project yourself, including how to frame the porch, attach it to your house and all of the finishing details. Sure, it'll take a lot of time and work, but once it's done, you can beat the bugs and spend more time outdoors during the summer.
Below, in Additional Information, is the Materials List and Construction Drawings for the Shed With a Front Porch, July/August 2012. These are pdf files that you can download and print.
This trellis is an elegant way to get a degree of privacy for a porch, deck or even a patio. It’s also a great place to grow climbing plants. This trellis offers a unique design that allows you to adapt it to fit a variety of sites. And materials for it cost less than $100. We’ll show you everything you need to build it.
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