The road to becoming a master carpenter starts with learning these expert skills and techniques.
4 Types of Wood Joints Every Woodworker Should Know
Make strong, long-lasting joints without years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
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...
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: 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...
Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)
Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together 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...
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.
Amazing Miter Joint Clamp
Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.