Rooms of the Home
Make every room of your home reflect your personal style and aesthetic preference with all the best ideas, designs and common repairs.
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...
12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...
How to Build a DIY Nightstand
Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1970: How to Build a Trash Compressor
To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some projects from past issues, all the way back to our first...
How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
How to Frame a Gabled Dormer
A gabled roof looks great from the outside and adds space and light inside.
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
How to Build a Porch: Screen Porch Construction
Add an enclosed screen porch to your house using basic framing and deck building techniques.
Metal Studs: How to Use and Frame With Metal Studs
Tools and techniques for building basement and partition walls with steel studs.
How to Build a Garage: Framing a Garage
Learn how to build a garage with these tips to help you plan, build a solid foundation, frame and more.
Framing Square Drilling Jig
Want to cut holes in the same spot in a whole pile of workpieces? Read on to learn how to...
Reader Project: Timber-Frame Shop
From planning to finishing, Mike spent three years on his shop. He had lots of help from friends, but hired pros only for...
Frameless Kitchen Cabinets
A pro shows you the special installation techniques for these 'Euro-style' cabinets.
Installing Large Garage Cabinets
With this 2x2 frame and panel system, you can add 80-plus cubic feet of storage in an afternoon