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...
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...
How to Cope Joints for Wood Corner Trim
Professional techniques for coping perfect molding and trim joints.
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...
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...
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
How to Build a Screened-in Porch
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.