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A Family Handyman Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide

Struggling to find the right Father's Day gift for your dad? Check out these Family Handyman Approved products any DIY dad would be proud to use.

Buyer’s Guide To Outdoor Benches for Your Backyard

A properly placed outdoor bench evokes thoughts of pleasant days taking in the sights and sounds — even if you...


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


30 Outstanding One-Day Backyard Projects

Save $100s and update your outdoor spaces instantly with these easy and inexpensive one-day backyard projects!

How to Build a Compost Bin

This 'log cabin' bin will keep your compost pile from becoming an eyesore. These compost bin plans will give you...


How to Build a Garden Shed Addition

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

How to Build a Cedar Potting Bench

Complete plans for building a potting bench.


How to Sharpen Tools

A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade.


How to Build a Multi-Level Indoor Plant Stand

With its multiple levels, you can get a lot of greenery into a conveniently small space.


How to Build a Backyard Beverage Stand That Doubles as a Lawn Ornament

Take your backyard beverages to the next level with this super-simple DIY drink stand.

How to Build a Garden Arbor

Make a sturdy place to relax or a dramatic garden entrance in a weekend with this amazing garden arbor.


Recipes for Perfect Flower Containers

Surefire combinations with great curb appeal


16 Reader Projects from The Family Handyman

We love seeing your versions of projects from The Family Handyman—so we’re showing them off! The following 16 reader projects...


Reader Project: Classic Garden Bench

Dan Kemper sent us a photo of his version of the Classic Garden Bench, originally published in the April 2016...


How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor

You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight

Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction

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Dowel construction makes it solid-and surprisingly simple.


DIY Bench, North Woods Style

An inexpensive, easy-to-build classic


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How to Build a Garden Bench

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Make this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how...