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What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Woodworker’s Essential Tools

A pro woodworker and carpenter shares a look at some of her favorite tools.

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.


The Favorite Tools of Pro Tradespeople

We talked to a collection of professionals across the trades to learn which tools they rely on most on the...


Everything to Consider When Buying an Impact Driver

Work faster and better with a cordless impact driver.

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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....


How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.

How to Paint Your Front Door

Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.


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...


Best Tool Storage and Transport Ideas From Pros

Pros reveal their favorite tried-and-true ways to haul and store tools. Check out these ingenious solutions and see which ones...


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‘Shark Tank’ Star and Lowes Launch Home Improvement Competition

From specially designed hauling handles to an innovative soil testing system, hundreds of small business owners competed to be featured...

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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Compare all the Paint Colors of the Year for 2022

Decorating your home can be transformative and inspiring. A splash of color on just one wall can uplift your mood,...


Family Handyman’s Vintage Ads from the ‘70s

In celebration of our 70th Anniversary, we're taking a stroll through decades of Family Handyman magazine pages to highlight the...


Giving Tuesday: 5 Handy Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Giving Tuesday is Dec. 1 this year. Here's how you can give back.


Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1970: How to Repair Your Power Tools

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

9 DIY Christmas Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love

Nothing says "Happy Holidays" quite like a homemade gift. Show your friends, families and fur babies you care with one...


Avoid Pandemic Shipping Delays: Buy Our Favorite Holiday Gifts from 2022 Early

The holiday shopping and shipping season is shorter than usual due to the pandemic. Here are our favorite 2022 products...


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Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


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

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


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8 Best Car Dog Barriers

If your dog can't sit still in the car, a dog barrier will ensure they don't end up in your...


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...


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Nonprofit Helps Girls Build the World They Want to See

Girls Garage is the manifestation of Emily Pilloton's mission to 'inspire a community of fearless builder girls everywhere.'

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Best Gifts for the Construction Pro in Your Life

Here are 15 surefire gifts that balance the comfort, power and durability construction pros need.


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29 Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder

These ingenious workbench upgrades will make a huge difference in your workshop efficiency. And they’re easy to DIY!


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...


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Easy Weekend Projects 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...


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...


3 Pipe Clamp Storage Ideas

You can never have enough clamps around the shop. Where to store them is another matter, however. Here are three...