Check Out Early Sketches and Blueprints of the Getaway
Want to see some early sketches and blueprints of our Getaway dream cabin? Explore how the Family Handyman team first envisioned the layout of our modern and innovative build.
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...
4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints
Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
How to Build a Porch: Screen Porch Construction
Add an enclosed screen porch to your house using basic framing and deck building techniques.
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.
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.