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How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

Build this footstool and gain a perfect place to stow your stuff.

How to Build a DIY Raised Dog Feeder

Build this raised dog feeder so the Fido in your life can eat their daily kibble in style.


The Best Bed Frames of 2022

Whether you plan to DIY your own or buy one, getting the right bed frame is essential for having a...


Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


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 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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Keep Your Tools Ready with an In-Cabinet Charging Center

This sliding station keeps your tools ready to go

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.


DIY Reclaimed Barn Wood Beer Caddy

Our family loves building together and we really lucked out when we got these beautiful reclaimed barn boards. We had...


38 DIY Projects That Cost Less Than $100 to Create

When you do projects yourself, improving your home costs a lot less than you might think!

13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


10 Things You Shouldn’t Make with Pallets

It may be a trendy look, but depending on your project, making things out of pallets isn't always the best...


12 Incredible DIY End Tables

This collection of DIY end tables proves you don't have to settle for whatever they have on sale at the...


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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 Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

Need a DIY idea for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered.


19 Best Garage Storage Ideas for Maximizing Space

Organizing your garage is a daunting task, but we've got you covered with these garage storage ideas for maximizing space.


10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.


Vintage Family Handyman Project: Add a Recycling Center to Your Home

In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're flipping through the pages of some decades-old magazines and sharing a few...


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Vintage Family Handyman Woodworking Projects: Toys from the ‘80s

In honor of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary and with the holiday season in full swing, take a look at these...


Shop Local with These 10 Holiday Gifts From Small Businesses

From memory blankets to peanut brittle to fingerboards, local vendors are delivering quaint and clever products that make special gifts.


How to Make Holiday Place Setting Name Cards

These designs for one- and two-sided name place cards ensure your guests know exactly where to sit.


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IKEA’s Furniture Buy Back Program Launches Abroad Before Black Friday

IKEA's new international buy back program gives furniture a second life while reducing landfill waste. It's not available in the...

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Family Handyman’s Vintage DIY Holiday Gift Projects

In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, here's a look back at our December 1982 issue where we showed scrambling...


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How to Build a 2-in-1 Coffee/Dining Table

A coffee table that becomes a dining table or a...


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How To Build a Raised Dog Bed

Keep your dog off the furniture and up off the cold floor.


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...


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The Best Couches and Sectionals for Small Spaces

Even in the smallest spaces, there's room to make a big splash. Shopping for a comfy couch or lounge-worthy sectional...


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...