The road to becoming a master carpenter starts with learning these expert skills and techniques.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
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.
Vintage Family Handyman Project: Add a Recycling Center to Your Home
In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're flipping through the pages of some decades-old magazines and sharing a few...
Family Handyman’s Vintage DIY Holiday Gift Projects
In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, here's a look back at our December 1982 issue where we showed scrambling...
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
Tips for Creating Face Frame Cabinets
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s some great tips and sound advice...
How to Use a Benchtop Wood Planer
Smooth rough lumber, clean up sawn edges and reclaim salvaged boards with a wood planer
How to Build a Garage: Framing a Garage
Learn how to build a garage with these tips to help you plan, build a solid foundation, frame and more.
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
Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws
Intimidated by cabinet work? Even a novice can make fine joints with pocket screws