Carpentry

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

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We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver

Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips?  Us, too. That's why we tried this innovative and re-engineered Worx Nitro Switchdriver 2.0 drill/driver.

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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...


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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


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...


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‘Girls Garage’ Book Empowers Young Women to Build, Believe

Emily Pilloton wants her book, Girls Garage, to inspire generations of young women to become "fearless builder girls."

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...


Trim Edge-banding with a Chisel

Check out this awesome edge-banding veneer trick.

Framing Square Drilling Jig

Want to cut holes in the same spot in a whole pile of workpieces? Read on to learn how to...


Reader Project: Timber-Frame Shop

From planning to finishing, Mike spent three years on his shop. He had lots of help from friends, but hired pros only for...