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These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked up a pair of stylish and sleek Stoggles safety glasses and put them to the test.

 

The 6 Best Wipe-On Wood Finishes

The ease of application and breathtaking results make wipe-on wood finishes beloved by pro and beginner woodworkers alike. These are...


How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Storage Bench

Embrace Mid-Century Modern style with this fully-functional storage bench. This project was part of a larger entryway makeover project consisting...

How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Coat Rack

This classy coat rack will have guests begging to hang up their jackets. It was part of a larger entryway...


How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Shelf

This eye-catching Mid-Century Modern shelf will add style and grace to any living space. It was part of a larger...

The Best Bed Frames of 2022

Whether you plan to DIY your own or buy one, getting the right bed frame is essential for having a...


Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.


41 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know

Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one (or 41!) of these genius sanding tips...

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...


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Keep Your Tools Ready with an In-Cabinet Charging Center

This sliding station keeps your tools ready to go


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How To Build A Hidden Cocktail Bar

Done for the day? Press a button to order up your favorite refreshment.


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How To Build a Swing-Out Countertop

Need more counter space in your workshop? Here's a DIY solution.


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.

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How to Build a Bath Bench

This DIY bathroom bench offers a comfortable place to sit and a convenient place to store essentials. Build it in...


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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...


How to Build a DIY Nightstand

Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.


How to Make a DIY Bread Box

Back in the day, people stored their bread in a special box in the kitchen or pantry. Relive those days...


19 Best Garage Storage Ideas for Maximizing Space

Organizing your garage is a daunting task, but we've got you covered with these garage storage ideas for maximizing space.


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The Best Wood for Cutting Boards

The right cutting board is easy to clean, gentle on your knives and looks great, too. So which type of...


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.


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The Best Couches and Sectionals for Small Spaces

Even in the smallest spaces, there's room to make a big splash. Shopping for a comfy couch or lounge-worthy sectional...

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How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 


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‘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."


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How to Build a Garage Storage Wall

A customizable clutter-buster that turns your garage into a mudroom.


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How to Build a Murphy Bed that Easily Transforms into a Desk

From home office to guest room in seconds.


2-Hour Project: How to Build a Cantina Bird Feeder

This two-hour project is a fun and clever way to attract some feathery friends to your yard, and to hone...


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How to Build a Desktop Catapult

Build this awesome desktop catapult with leftover wood, a couple of dowels and some rubber bands. Your inner child will...