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 how.
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.
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...
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.
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.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
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...
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
Jigsaws: How to Use and Cut With a Jigsaw
Use a versatile jigsaw tool to cut lumber, plywood, metal and tile.
Simple Hacks to Maximize Your Sawhorses
How to get the most from folding metal horses—and other breeds
How to Use a Power Planer
And electric planer: It shaves and shapes wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled...
How to Use a Benchtop Wood Planer
Smooth rough lumber, clean up sawn edges and reclaim salvaged boards with a wood planer
The Best Sander for Finishing Cabinets
Random orbital sanders do the best job of finish-sanding wood.
Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws
Intimidated by cabinet work? Even a novice can make fine joints with pocket screws