Tools, Gear and Equipment
The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
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.
Simple Workbench Plans
With this workbench plan even a beginner can build a workbench strong enough to hold a V-8 engine!
How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage
A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.
How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines
Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters
Leaning Tower of Shelves
This stylish but sturdy leaning ladder shelf unit will neatly hold your stuff—and you can build it in a day
Build Your Own Melamine Closet Organizer
From anarchy to order in a weekend! Melamine panels make it easy. Build your own white closet organization system with...
Convertible Miter Saw Station Plans
A huge work surface when you need it, compact storage when you don't
How to Build an Entryway Coat Rack and Storage Bench
If your entryway is littered with shoes and jackets, purses and book bags, this simple bench and matching shelf might...
How to Easily Dry the Inside of Latex Cleaning Gloves
It's easy to rinse off grimy latex gloves and hang them over the bathtub to dry after a cleaning job,...
Circular Saw Tips and Techniques
Brush up on the basics with this collection of circular saw do's and don'ts
12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix
Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...
How to Drill a Hole in Tile
Mounting towel bars, shower doors and other bathroom accessories often require drilling holes in tile.
The Best Sander for Finishing Cabinets
Random orbital sanders do the best job of finish-sanding wood.
How to Build a Pine Garden Hutch
Keep all your gardening tools close at hand in this solid pine cabinet
Storing Your Compact Compressor
Save floor space and get organized with this sturdy compressor stand