How to Make Simple Mortise and Tenon Joints
A guide to mortise and tenon joinery, a core technique of woodworking.
Everything You Need To Know About Woodcarving Tools
For novice woodcarvers, investing in the right woodcarving tools makes those first projects more enjoyable. Here are seven tools to...
Try This Hack for Building an Inexpensive Glass Panel Door
Make a glass panel door yourself without breaking the bank.
How to Build 4 Different Styles of Path Lights
Bollard posts are short, stout posts used around buildings or as roadway dividers. They resemble tree trunks, which are also...
What To Know About Poplar Wood
Wondering what you should know about poplar wood before using it for a woodworking project? A pro woodworker shares his...
Family Handyman Approved: Ryobi RS290G Random Orbit Sander
Here's why we like this affordable random orbit sander from Ryobi.
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.
41 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know
Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one of these genius sanding tips.
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.
Fix Wood Scratches with Walnuts
Simply rub a walnut over a scratch in wood several times. Then, with your fingers rub the scratched area. That's...
3 Ways for Woodworkers to Save Money
Woodworking can be one expensive hobby. High-quality blades, sanding belts and router bits are costly—and worth every penny. Here are...
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
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.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
Different Types of Wood Stains and Finishes
Wood stains and finishes can make ordinary wood look gorgeous and gorgeous wood look ordinary. It's all in choosing the...
How to Make a DIY Bread Box
Back in the day, people stored their bread in a special box in the kitchen or pantry. Relive those days...
How to Make a Paper Towel Holder for Your Kitchen
Here's a quick and easy project to manage messes and spills.
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...
Stuff We Love: Stuff We Still Love
We searched through 70 years of tool and product reviews to find our favorite stuff that has stood the test...
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
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...
What Is a Chop Saw?
A chop saw (a.k.a. a miter saw) is a power tool made especially for accurate crosscutting of trim and lumber...