How to Build a DIY Workbench with Storage
With plywood, MDF and these simple plans, you can build an inexpensive yet sturdy workbench that's perfect for your basement or garage workshop.
If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For
Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.
Best Hand Planers of 2022
Hand planes are considered obsolete by some. I disagree. Every woodshop should have these...
How to Build an Infrared Sauna
Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.
Metabo Nailed It with This Cordless Air Compressor
Experience the freedom of running air tools without being tied to a wall with this Family Handyman Approved cordless air...
We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver
Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips? Us, too. That's why we tried this...
Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade
If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...
How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets
Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.
How to Build a DIY Radiator Cover
Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you...
Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw
DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.
Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw
This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.
How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop
Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.
How To Find Affordable Lumber
Most DIYers suffered severe sticker shock at lumber prices during the pandemic. Here are six tips to help you find...
How to Assemble RTA Cabinets
Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.
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...
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 Room 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.
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.
Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers
This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
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.
Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Hammer
Here's how to decide which hammer will work best for you and your construction needs.
Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?
Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
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...