How to Use a Power Planer
And electric planer: It shaves and shapes wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled...
Reader Project: DIY Custom Playset
The Family Handyman reader, Nick was looking for a playset for his son. but he was not impressed with the...
What Does a Planer Do?
Smooth rough lumber, clean up sawn edges and reclaim salvaged boards with a wood planer
A Full Guide to Building 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.
Join Miters Easily With this Miter Joint Clamp
Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.
Third-Hand Crown Molding Hanger
Mounting long pieces of molding by yourself is a lot easier with this molding hanger.
How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers
These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.
The 15 Types of Trim You Need to Know for Your Next Remodel Project
Finding the right kind of trim is essential to completing any kind of remodeling project around the house. Familiarize yourself...
How to Trim a Door
The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to trim a door in about 10 minutes per...
Trim Painting Tips
Make your walls look perfect, your trim flawlessly smooth and your life drip-free.
How to Remove Stuck Nails: Hammer Tips
Stubborn nail got you stumped? Try these tricks for pulling the toughest nails.