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We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver

Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips?  Us, too. That's why we tried this innovative and re-engineered Worx Nitro Switchdriver 2.0 drill/driver.

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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...


How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


How to Build a DIY Radiator Cover

Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you...


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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.

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Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw

This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.


How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.

How To Find Affordable Lumber

Most DIYers suffered severe sticker shock at lumber prices during the pandemic. Here are six tips to help you find...


How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage

Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to...

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8 Bad Measuring Habits You Should Drop

Consistently making bad cuts and wasting material? A bad measuring habit may be the cause. Learn about mistakes you may...


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.

Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


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.


Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Hammer

Here's how to decide which hammer will work best for you and your construction needs.


Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1970: How to Build a Trash Compressor

To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some projects from past issues, all the way back to our first...


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9 Things Carpenters Always Do Working On Their Homes

Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...

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Every Tool You Need to Work Side Jobs as a Carpenter

Considering a side gig as a carpenter? Make sure you have these essential carpentry tools.


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Sawhorse Plans

Five great sawhorses for your DIY workshop


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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...


Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)

Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...


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...