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.
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.
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-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.
Vintage Family Handyman Project: Add a Recycling Center to Your Home
In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're flipping through the pages of some decades-old magazines and sharing a few...
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...
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...
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
‘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."
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
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...
The ‘Secret’ Numbers For Cutting Crown Flat
Here is an easier, more precise method you can use to cut crown molding while it's flat on a miter...
How to Use a Benchtop Wood Planer
Smooth rough lumber, clean up sawn edges and reclaim salvaged boards with a wood planer
How to Build a Garage: Framing a Garage
Learn how to build a garage with these tips to help you plan, build a solid foundation, frame and more.