The 5 Best Biscuit Joiners, Tested and Reviewed by a Professional Woodworker
Ready to "take the plunge" and buy a biscuit joiner? We put five leading brands to the test to find which is the best overall.
We Tried the Hedgehog Featherboard for Straight (and Safe) Cuts on the Table Saw
Get the precision and control you need to saw through your next woodworking project with ease!
The 10 Best Dust Collector Machines for Woodworking
Dust collection is an important part of a clean and safe shop. We found the best dust collector systems on...
How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
Remodel Your Kitchen with a Custom Range Hood Kit That’s Easy to DIY
If you're looking for a creative focal point in your upcoming kitchen remodel, try building your own range hood with...
The Eleven Percent: Meet Mary Kehl, Handyman Apprentice and Medic
Mary Kehl talks about switching careers later in life, building a house and what's in her tool bag.
The Eleven Percent: Meet Melinde Madsen, Production Carpenter
Melinde Madsen talks about learning new skills, matching tools with her body type and what's in her tool bag.
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...
The Best Portable Air Compressors of 2023
Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.
DeWalt DWE7491RS 10-Inch Jobsite Table Saw Review (We Approve!)
DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.
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.
Did You Know You Can Return Building Materials?
Clear up some clutter in your workshop and make a little money by returning those unused building materials.
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 Room Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
5 Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Construction
Protect your hearing while you work with these noise-reducing headsets.
10 Things To Do When You Have Contractor Problems
There's nothing quite like a home renovation that's firing on all cylinders. It's easy to get excited when your contractor...
10 of the Toughest Home Improvement Jobs
Some home improvement projects may look easy, but once you get going, you quickly realize things can be tougher than...
Crucial Differences Between Licensed & Unlicensed Contractors
Choosing an unlicensed contractor comes with legal liabilities for the homeowner.
5 Essential Tips for Pro Carpenters
Five game-changing pro tips for carpenters who want to up their game and get more efficient on the jobsite.
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...
5 Highest-Paying States for Carpenters
Looking to make a life change? Here are the five states with the highest average professional carpenter salaries across the...
How ‘Tstuds’ Change the Way Homes Are Insulated
Framing with Tstuds minimizes air infiltration in a home, reduces carbon footprints, and saves on electrical energy costs.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
Which Home Improvement and Maintenance Services Are the Most Popular?
Some of the survey results may surprise you.
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...