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The road to becoming a master carpenter starts with learning these expert skills and techniques.

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How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.

Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.


How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.


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Benefits of Using RTA Kitchen Cabinets

Trying to decide what kind of cabinets you should hang in your home? Here's a look at what makes ready-to-assemble...

How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

9 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...


4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints

Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.


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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...

How to Build a DIY Nightstand

Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.


10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.


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How to Spray Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Get a pro-quality look with a DIY budget


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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. 


12 Useful Home Depot Shopping Tips

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


Professional Tips for Efficient and Pain-Free Cabinet Installation

Even the most experienced cabinet installers might learn a thing or two from this list of tips and tricks.


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What to Know When Painting Bathroom Cabinets

All you need to know about painting bathroom cabinets, including tips and tricks of the trade.


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...


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 Install Kitchen Cabinets

With these basic techniques, you can learn how to install kitchen cabinets straight, solid and true


How to Install Cabinets Like a Pro

Tips for how to install cabinets successfully. Learn how to hang kitchen wall cabinets and install island cabinets with these...

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Face Frame Cabinet Building Tips

Cabinet building advice from the Family Handyman pros


How to Install Cabinet Hardware

Get knobs and pulls right the first time.


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Shortcuts for Custom Built Cabinets

DIY built ins such as built-in cabinets, bookcases, and shelving are faster, easier and better with these tips from a...


Cabinet Refacing: How to Reface Kitchen Cabinets

Get the look of new cabinets in one weekend for one-third the cost!


How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

Bring new life to your old cabinets


The Surefire Way to Clean Grease Off of Your Kitchen Cabinets

Tired of the grime on your kitchen cabinets? We've got all the tips you need on how to clean your...