‘Girls Garage’ Book Empowers Young Women to Build, Believe
Emily Pilloton wants her book, Girls Garage, to inspire generations of young women to become "fearless builder girls."
How to Build a DIY Fire Pit
Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit.
How to Repair Mortar Joints
Restore crumbling mortar joints with a chisel, a grinder and a lot of patience
How to Replace Spalling Bricks
Freezing and thawing water in brick can cause flaking and spalling, which ruins the brick.
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
10 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Use Concrete
We generally associate concrete with infrastructure and buildings, however, there are numerous things you can make with concrete that don't...
5 Crucial Tips for Concrete Care
Here are five easy—and relatively inexpensive—ways to keep your concrete as strong as King Kong, according to Acid Magic.
A Heated Driveway: Is It Actually Worth It?
Have you considered a heated driveway? Radiant heating slabs have been around for decades and have been growing in popularity...
How to Fix Chipped Concrete Steps for Good
Assemble an L-shaped wooden form, lock it into place with bricks and fill the void with concrete repair mix.
Make Solid Connections in Concrete
To securely mount screws, hooks or nails to a solid concrete surface, bore a hole in the wall, then...
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...
Reader Project: Cast Concrete Bridge
Fred Beal is a highway engineer, so when he needed a bridge for his Montana home, he designed and built it himself. With help
Reader Project: Fireplace Makeover
I nearly fell over when we got the October 2015 issue of The Family Handyman—the cover photo could have been
Reader Project: Fabulous Fire Table
Making minor size adjustments to better fit his outdoor space, reader Ed Merkle built this stylish project using The Family