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We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver

Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips?  Us, too. That's why we tried this innovative and re-engineered Worx Nitro Switchdriver 2.0 drill/driver.

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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...


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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.


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Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw

This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.


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5 Lessons We Learned While Building a Deck

When you build a deck from the ground up, you're going to learn some things. Here are some of the...

Lumber Prices Down Nearly 40 Percent From May Peak

The price of lumber has been dropping all throughout June. But how long will this trend last?


When Will Wood Prices Go Down?

Lumber is currently historically expensive. But exactly how long will that be case?

OSHA Makes Key Change to COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting

OSHA is relaxing the record-keeping requirements around vaccination side effects. Here's how the rule change affects employers.


Building Material Costs Climb to Record Highs

The cost of construction materials is up across the board, putting a unique strain on homebuilders across the country.


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

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


Commerce Secretary Meets With Homebuilding Officials Over Supply Chain Concerns

The U.S. Commerce Secretary met with senior homebuilding officials last week to decide how best to address the supply chain...

Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration. But what comes next?


NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building

Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep...


How Home Builders Are Working Around Record-High Lumber Prices

Rising lumber prices are forcing home builders to change the way they conduct business.


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The Family Handyman Getaway Blueprint

Want to see the blueprints and sketches of our Getaway dream cabin? Explore how the Family Handyman team first envisioned...


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Meet the Team Behind the Getaway

Meet our editors and creatives at Family Handyman who are part of the Getaway: a six-week cabin building project set...

4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints

Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.


Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.


Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.


Trim Carpentry Tips

Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...


Members of Congress Urge Federal Action on High Lumber Prices

With the cost of construction materials on the rise, homebuilders look to Washington for a solution to the biggest problem...


Working With Steel Studs: Metal Stud Framing

How would you like to be able to frame a perfectly straight wall each and every time? It's possible with...


Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Hammer

Here's how to decide which hammer will work best for you and your construction needs.

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Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?


Best Practices for Trim Removal

There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to...


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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9 Things Carpenters Always Do Working On Their Homes

Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...


How to Earn Certification from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry

Looking to take your remodeling business to the next level? NARI certification might be the next step.


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.