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....
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.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage
A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...
20 Amazing Storage Products from Harbor Freight
Harbor Freight is a gold mine of affordable equipment for the DIY enthusiast. Here are 20 items that can help...
Pro-Recommended Painting Products for DIYers
We're always on the lookout for stuff to help us do our painting jobs better and faster. We scour the...
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...
Five foldout features make this bench a perfect project for even small shop spaces.
Easy Things You Can Do in a Weekend to Increase the Value of Your Home
Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...
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
Sharpen and Use a Cabinet Scraper
Once you try a cabinet scraper to smooth ﬂat surfaces or curved sculpted forms, you’ll want to use it on...
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