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38 DIY Projects That Cost Less Than $100 to Create

When you do projects yourself, improving your home costs a lot less than you might think!

13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


50 Incredible DIY Home Projects

If you're looking to become a DIYer or if you've been a DIYer for years we've got an assortment of...


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30 Old School Life Skills That are Making a Comeback

People are seeking simpler times and are learning vintage skills to do so. These old school life skills are making...


How to Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

Need a DIY idea for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered.

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Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1982: How to Make a Party Lantern

Add just the right light to your next backyard soiree.


Vintage Backyard Games Projects from 1970

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...

Vintage Family Handyman Project: All-in-One Youth Bed

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...


Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1983: Teach Your Children the Joys of Woodworking

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...


How to Make Holiday Name Place Cards

These designs for one- and two-sided name place cards ensure your guests know exactly where to sit.


Shop Local with These 10 Holiday Gifts From Small Businesses

From handmade pottery to cutting boards, smudge sticks and a customized Xbox gaming station, local vendors are delivering quaint and...

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How to Build a 2-in-1 Coffee/Dining Table

A coffee table that becomes a dining table or a...


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...


11 Impressive Projects You Can Make With Wood Scraps

Beginner or seasoned pro, what woodworker doesn't have a pile of wood scraps in their shop? Check out these really...


Stone-Top Patio Table

Tile makes an instant tabletop that’s easy, inexpensive and durable. This stone top patio table project is simple enough for...


How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench

Elegant outside, enormous space inside!

Pamper Your Pet With One of These Creations

Fido never had it so good with these creations.


13 Great Gifts for Woodworkers

There are no shortage of great gift ideas for woodworkers. From special woods to quality hand tools to the latest...


21 Bunk Bed Ideas for Instant Inspiration!

Fan Spotlight: These Family Handyman readers put their woodworking and carpentry skills to good use, designing fun and functional bunk...


20 Creative Ways to Use Barn Wood in Your Home

Been there done that with barn wood? Not so fast! Check out these incredibly unique and stylish ideas that are...


14 Ways to Use a Rotary Tool That Will Have People Buzzing

These brilliant ideas may just inspire a renaissance of rotary tool use in your shop and beyond. Honestly, there isn’t...


Simple Free Firewood Projects

Simple DIY projects that can be done using free wood.


Home Remodeling Tips: Remodeling Your Ranch Home

Open up cramped spaces by expanding a small kitchen


Woodworking Tips: Editors’ Favorites

6 Ideas that'll make your shopwork easier and more fun

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The Top 10 Woodworking Ideas & Skills

Our best woodworking ideas, tips and tricks. Read this collection of carpentry basics to learn woodworking for beginners.