The road to becoming a master carpenter starts with learning these expert skills and techniques.
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...
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...
12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
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...
How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall
Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!
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 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.
Amazing DIY Treehouse Ideas and Building Tips
Advice and tips for building, attaching and furnishing your home in the treetops. Learn how to build a treehouse from...
Sit or Stand: How to Make Your Own Adjustable DIY Desk
This customized DIY desk provides comfort whether you prefer sitting or standing.
How to Drive Screws Perfectly
For such a simple task, it's surprising how many things can go wrong when you drive screws. Stripped screw heads,...
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 Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
Jigsaws: How to Use and Cut With a Jigsaw
Use a versatile jigsaw tool to cut lumber, plywood, metal and tile.