The road to becoming a master carpenter starts with learning these expert skills and techniques.
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.
10 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...
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 Types of Wood Joints Every Woodworker Should Know
Make strong, long-lasting joints without years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
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.
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 to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
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.
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...
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.
How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall
Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
11 Female DIYers Who Are Changing the Game
Women have carved out a powerful space for themselves in DIY. Find out more about just a few of our...