How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
How to Build Faux Basement Windows That Provide Real Light
This project uses a slim LED light panel mounted in a simple frame to give you light and the illusion...
If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For
Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.
Best Hand Planers of 2022
Hand planes are considered obsolete by some. I disagree. Every woodshop should have these...
Remodel Your Kitchen with a Custom Range Hood Kit That’s Easy to DIY
If you're looking for a creative focal point in your upcoming kitchen remodel, try building your own range hood with...
How to Build an Infrared Sauna
Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.
Metabo Nailed It with This Cordless Air Compressor
Experience the freedom of running air tools without being tied to a wall with this Family Handyman Approved cordless air...
How to Add a Covered Entryway to Your Home
Take your home's basic facade to the next level. Add a roof over the entryway.
We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver
Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips? Us, too. That's why we tried this...
Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade
If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...
Build a Backyard Living Room with These 6 DIY Projects
Check out these projects that will turn your backyard into an inviting outdoor living space.
How to Build a Firewood Rack
Keep your firewood stacked, off the ground and out of the rain with this easy-to-build firewood rack.
How to Build a Composite Boardwalk and Accent Walls
Lead friends and family into your backyard with a beautiful, maintenance free boardwalk and accent walls that you can build...
Upgrade Your Backyard with Gabion and Stucco Walls
Give your backyard a new look with these two DIY projects.
How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets
Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.
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...
Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw
DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.
Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw
This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using one of the carpenter's basic tools, the wood chisel.
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 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...
20 Common House Framing Terms You Should Know
Want to learn about house framing, but find the terminology confusing? Read this handy guide to common house framing terms.
5 Things You Need to Know Before Building Stairs
Learn the ins and outs of building stairs before you jump into a project on your own.
How to Assemble RTA Cabinets
Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.
Advanced Home Framing Techniques
Check out these forward-leaning framing techniques we used for building our Getaway.
Tips for Saving Money When Framing a House
Save money up front and through the building process with these tips to frame a new house.
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...