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

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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 a look at 10 of their awesome indoor projects.

How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


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.


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...


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.

Family Handyman’s Vintage Handy Hints from the ’80s

In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th Anniversary, we're taking a scroll through the archives and sharing some of the hints,...


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How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall

Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!

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...


Save Big By Hiring Contractors Off-Season

Choosing the right time to hire home contractors can save you money and get better quality work. Here's the best...


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 Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job

Here's how to wash, sand, scrap and fill woodwork for a smooth finish.