How to Make Simple Mortise and Tenon Joints
A guide to mortise and tenon joinery, a core technique of woodworking.
9 Lathe Accessories Beginners Should Know
Thinking of trying woodturning? Lathes are the tool to make it happen, and that means finding the right lathe accessories....
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.
Brighten Up Any Project with the Family Handyman Approved Nebo Omni 2k Work Light
Looking for an addition to your toolbox that shines? Try the compact, bright and long-lasting Nebo Omni 2k work light.
Best Places To Buy Reclaimed Wood
Reclaimed wood is attractive and eco-friendly, but where do you get it? Here's a primer to help you locate a...
What To Know About Cypress Wood
Considering using cypress for that outdoor furniture project on your to-do list? A pro woodworker gives his insights.
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...
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...
12 Woodworking Hand Tools
Woodworking requires many tools without any cords or batteries. Here are the essential hand tools for successful woodworking projects.
8 Best Wood Glues
Wondering about the best wood glue for your project? A pro woodworker offers his top wood glues and when DIYers...
Family Handyman Approved: Ryobi RS290G Random Orbit Sander
Here's why we like this affordable random orbit sander from Ryobi.
11 Woodworking Tools for Beginners
When you're ready to pursue woodworking as a hobby or to make your own furniture, these are the first tools...
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...
5 Best Hatchets and Axes of 2022
Looking to fell a tree or need a chopping tool for your next camping trip? Whatever the job, we've got...
10 DIY Tools You Should Own By 40
DIY tools in your 20s and even most of your 30s may only include some hand tools and a smattering...
How to DIY Laundry Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
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...
How to Build a DIY Nightstand
Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.
DIY Dictionary: Green Treated
What does 'green treated' refer to? Green treated refers to wood that's had preservatives forced into it under pressure to...
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.
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...
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.
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...
Stuff We Still Love: Pipe Wrench, Doweling Jig and Glue Gun
These three classic tools are as relevant today as when they first appeared on our pages decades ago.