5 Lessons We Learned While Building a Deck
When you build a deck from the ground up, you're going to learn some things. Here are some of the lessons we learned while building a deck this summer.
Building a Deck: What’s Involved
A quality deck starts with a sturdy, well-built frame. These are some of the key things to keep in mind...
Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals
The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale is here! We found the deepest discounts on Dremel, Greenworks and Coleman. You have...
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.
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...
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1982: How to Build a Weekend Retreat
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary, here's...
Fixing Warped Deck Joists
Warped deck joists can be a problem, whether you're building a new deck or resurfacing an old one. Joists dry...
How to Build an A-Frame Picnic Table
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Learn how to make a picnic table you can build...
How to Build a Porch: Screen Porch Construction
Add an enclosed screen porch to your house using basic framing and deck building techniques.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor
You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight
Installing Large Garage Cabinets
With this 2x2 frame and panel system, you can add 80-plus cubic feet of storage in an afternoon