How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage
Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to serve all those purposes, it must be highly organized. I customized two typical kitchen cabinets for maximum storage.
8 Bad Measuring Habits You Should Drop
Consistently making bad cuts and wasting material? A bad measuring habit may be the cause. Learn about mistakes you may...
How to DIY Laundry Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints
Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
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...
How to Build a DIY Nightstand
Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.
Working With Steel Studs: Metal Stud Framing
How would you like to be able to frame a perfectly straight wall each and every time? It's possible with...
What You Need to Know Before Buying a Hammer
Here's how to decide which hammer works for you, as well as our recommendations.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
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.
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1970: How to Build a Trash Compressor
To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some projects from past issues, all the way back to our first...
9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes
Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1982: How to Build a Weekend Retreat
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary, here's...
17 Most Common Carpentry Mistakes Beginners Make
A pro relays the 17 most common mistakes made by carpentry beginners, to help you bend the learning curve in...
Every Tool You Need to Work Side Jobs as a Carpenter
Considering a side gig as a carpenter? Make sure you have these essential carpentry tools.
Family Handyman’s Vintage DIY Holiday Gift Projects
In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, here's a look back at our December 1982 issue where we showed scrambling...