The Basics of Wood Carving: What You Need To Know
A life-long wood carver shares tips for getting started in this rewarding hobby. A pocket knife and a piece of wood is all you need to start.
What Are Mortise-and-Tenon Joints Used For?
Add the ancient art of making strong, versatile mortise-and-tenon joinery to your woodworking skills.
11 Little Free Libraries Built by Family Handyman Readers
Following up on our first Community Project, 11 readers sent us photos of their Little Free Libraries.
Try This Hack for Building an Inexpensive Glass Panel Door
Make a glass panel door yourself without breaking the bank.
How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets
Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.
Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces
Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...
The Best Alternatives for Products and Materials Facing Supply-Chain Issues
Everything seems like it's out of stock this summer. Here are reliable alternatives to some things that are in high...
37 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...
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...
Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1982: How to Make a Party Lantern
Add just the right light to your next backyard soiree.
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,...
Shop Local with These 10 Holiday Gifts From Small Businesses
From memory blankets to peanut brittle to fingerboards, local vendors are delivering quaint and clever products that make special gifts.
How to Make Holiday Place Setting Name Cards
These designs for one- and two-sided name place cards ensure your guests know exactly where to sit.
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...
How to Build a Tree House – Pro Tips & Plans
Tree houses aren't just for kids – they're for anyone with an imagination. These amazing treehouses will inspire you to...
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...
12 Great Gifts for Woodworkers
Check out these 12 gifts for woodworkers—from special woods to quality hand tools.
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...