How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage
Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to...
How to DIY Laundry Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
How to Build a DIY Nightstand
Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.
10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier
Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.
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...
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
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 Make Your Own Adjustable DIY Desk
This customized DIY desk provides comfort whether you prefer sitting or standing.
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 Use a Power Planer
And electric planer: It shaves and shapes wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled...
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