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House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost

How to Build a Garden Shed Addition

Plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys, only a step away from your back door


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How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips

Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...


12 Shed Storage Ideas to Organize Your Space At Last

Don't let your shed become disorganized or overrun with junk! Instead, turn it into a well-lit, useful space that has...


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How to Estimate a Concrete Order

Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...

Pavilion Shed Plans

The perfect blend of entertaining space and storage shed.


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The 2017 Double-Duty Pub Shed

The perfect party spot, plus tons of storage. This pub shed features both a shaded patio and bar. And lets...

Sheds: Easy Sliding Doors

Walls are easy. It's the openings that are hard to figure out.


Shed A Little Light

Create a mini trouble light by plugging a small hooded night-light into a household extension cord.


How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion

Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...


Finally Build Your Dream Shed

Build your dream shed with easy access, storage galore and a private porch for lounging. Here's how to do it:

10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects

Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...


Reader Project: Garden Shed

Norman followed The Family Handyman’s Garden Shed project plans, changing up the exterior colors to dark green for the siding...


How to Build a Shed With a Front Porch

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the 2012 Shed With a Front Porch


Schoolhouse Storage Shed

If you've got big storage needs and are looking for style, this is the shed for you.


Roof Flashing Techniques for Outside Corners

Make roof dormers and other outside corners leakproof

Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop

In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means you can easily move them...