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...
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...
Everything to Know About Strap Hinges
If you like to see your door hardware, choose a strap hinge. With two long, narrow, exposed leaves, a strap...
Interior Trim Work Basics
All the trim basics from start to finish, plus a clever way to get those miters tight
How to Cope Joints for Wood Corner Trim
Professional techniques for coping perfect molding and trim joints.
DIY Treehouse Ideas and Helpful Building Tips
Advice and tips for building, attaching and furnishing your home in the treetops. Learn how to build a treehouse from...
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
Antique Painted Cabinets: Tips and Techniques to Try at Home
Update the look of your kitchen by giving your existing cabinets a new, yet old look. Antique painted cabinets give...
How to Install Kitchen Cabinets
With these basic techniques, you can learn how to install kitchen cabinets straight, solid and true
Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction
Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.
Metal Studs: How to Use and Frame With Metal Studs
Tools and techniques for building basement and partition walls with steel studs.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
How to Use a Level Over Long Distances
Trusty old 2-ft. level too short? Use these tools and techniques for leveling from 4 to 100 ft.
How to Use a Power Planer
And electric planer: It shaves and shapes wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled...
Frameless Kitchen Cabinets
A pro shows you the special installation techniques for these 'Euro-style' cabinets.