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

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    Benefits of Using RTA Kitchen Cabinets

    Trying to decide what kind of cabinets you should hang in your home? Here's a look at what makes ready-to-assemble cabinets a great choice for DIYers.

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    Tips for Saving Money by DIYing Trim

    Save hundreds by making your own DIY trim. Here's how to do it.


    How to Make Easy DIY Trim

    Make DIY trim and save a bundle over store-bought trim. Here's how.


    Best Kit Homes for 2022

    Kit homes can be a cost-effective way to build your perfect retreat, but be aware: Some assembly is required.


    Lumber Prices Down Nearly 40 Percent From May Peak

    The price of lumber has been dropping all throughout June. But how long will this trend last?

    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...


    When Will Wood Prices Go Down?

    Lumber is currently historically expensive. But exactly how long will that be case?


    OSHA Makes Key Change to COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting

    OSHA is relaxing the record-keeping requirements around vaccination side effects. Here's how the rule change affects employers.


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    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...


    Building Material Costs Climb to Record Highs

    The cost of construction materials is up across the board, putting a unique strain on homebuilders across the country.


    How to DIY Laundry Room Shelves

    Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


    Commerce Secretary Meets With Homebuilding Officials Over Supply Chain Concerns

    The U.S. Commerce Secretary met with senior homebuilding officials last week to decide how best to address the supply chain...


    Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

    A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration. But what comes next?

    NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building

    Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep...


    How Home Builders Are Working Around Record-High Lumber Prices

    Rising lumber prices are forcing home builders to change the way they conduct business.


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    The Family Handyman Getaway Blueprint

    Want to see the blueprints and sketches of our Getaway dream cabin? Explore how the Family Handyman team first envisioned...


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    Meet the Team Behind the Getaway

    Meet our editors and creatives at Family Handyman who are part of the Getaway: a six-week cabin building project set...


    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.


    9 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...


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    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...


    Amazing Repair Products

    Sometimes all it takes is the right product to make a quick and easy fix.

    4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints

    Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.


    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.


    Estimating Software Technology

    What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.


    Trim Carpentry Tips

    Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...


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    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...