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Make Room for the Car: 7 Easy DIY Garage Organizers

The garage is more than a place to park the car. It is a storage space for lawn tools, sports equipment, and off-season supplies, and it often houses …

How to Wire a 220v Outlet

A 220 volt outlet can handle major appliances.<p>Step 1<p>Turn the main power breaker to the "Off" position, located on the main circuit panel. Remove the …

How Many Pushups to Get Pecs?

Doing pushups may give you not-so-pleasant flashbacks of high school physical education class or military boot camp, but they are an excellent …

21 Genius Ways to Organize Your Garage DIY

These days, garages are like a bonus room for most houses as many use them as a workspace/hangout, in addition to storing their car, tools, and …

24 Quick & Easy DIY Clamp Rack Tuitorials for Organizing Your Workshop

Assembling your woodworking and other projects can be laborious without clamps. And the chances are that you will end up messing up the project.<p>But, …

14 Easy DIY Lumber Racks You Can Build

1. Cheap & Easy DIY Shelf Brackets Lumber Rack Plan<p>Sarah needed a cheap and easy to build DIY lumber rack. So, after a long while of weighing her …

A Homeowner's Guide to Electrical Conduit

Conduit offers protection to electrical wires that run in exposed locations.<p>Conduit Installation<p>EMT Conduit<p>credit: Grainger<p>EMT conduit is the most …

14 Creative DIY Projects to Make a Craft Table

DIY your own craft table. Today we share some awesome craft tables you can build yourself using these plans and tutorials. These plans and ideas will …

Picnic Table Plans For A Perfect Weekend Project

Picnic Table Plans For A Perfect Weekend Project ← Back to article<p>Outdoor picnic table DIYNext<p>BACK TO ARTICLE:

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20 Clever Life Hacks You Wish You’d Thought Of

Everyone knows life can get pretty crazy sometimes, so I’ve compiled a list of 25 life hacks that you can use to make your life just a smidgen easier …

How to Build a Welding Table

Admit it: You’ve always wanted to learn how to weld. This easy project will teach you how.<p>A metal welding table is the perfect project to start with …

A Modern DIY Bathroom Organizer (with Mirror)

In a small bathroom, storage is pretty tight and often times there isn’t a simple solution (especially one that actually looks good). So, to save on …

The Best Resources For Learning Git & GitHub

If you are a web designer or developer you probably know Git and GitHub. Git is a version control management system for developers. Git is essential …

How to Glue PVC and Join Plastic Pipe — The Family Handyman

Video: How to Glue PVC Pipe<p>Gary Wentz, an editor for The Family Handyman, will show you <b>how to glue PVC</b> pipes to get a fast, leak-free seal.<p>Make …

Get Your Gear Under Control with This DIY Production Cart

Production carts can cost a pretty penny, so why not try assembling your own for a fraction of the cost?On many no-budget film sets, equipment is …

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build Industrial Bookends

Build these industrial bookends to spice up your bookshelf or desk and learn a cool hardware "aging" tip, too.<p>Cut the bases (6-1/2-in.) and uprights …

Easy to Make DIY Floating Shelves

DIY Floating Shelves are really easy to make! And they are the perfect shelves to build in a small, narrow half bath like I have. They take just a …

33 Creative DIY Ideas for Wood Slices, Branches and Logs

Woodland themes have become popular in home decors, wedding and party planning in the last few years. Take a look at these ideas for bringing a …

16 Brilliant DIY Garage Organization Ideas

I’ve rounded up some of the best DIY garage organization ideas for you! If you’re lucky enough to have a garage, treat yourself to some organization …

Tips for Tight Miters and Miter Cuts | Family Handyman

Mark, don’t measure<p>Accurate marks<p>Whenever possible, hold your trim in place and mark where the miter cut should be. It’s quicker and more accurate …

DIY: How to Make Flower Vase from Glass Bottles

Today I’m going to show you how to create a glass bottle home decor using simple materials available at your home.<p>This fantastic home decor is pretty …

15 FABULOUS DIY PLUMBING PIPE PROJECTS

You’ve probably passed the plumbing pipe aisle at your favorite home improvement store many times, but maybe it’s time to give the pipes a second …

18 DIY Garage Storage Ideas You Probably Didn’t Know About – Page 18

Make Your Own Screwdriver Storage:<p>There are plenty of kinds of a tool in the workshop depending on the type of project and the task you need them …

Brilliant Paintbrush Cleaning Tip

Extend the life of your paint thinner with this brush-cleaning system. Drill 3/16-in. holes in the bottom of an empty tuna can. Place the can in the …

April’s Ultimate Shop Workbench

As we’ve written about previously, celebrated <i>YouTube</i> maker, April Wilkerson, recently built her dream shop on her new property in Texas. Now that the shop is mostly finished, she’s started in on setting up and organizing all of her machines, tools, materials, and supplies.<p>So that she can get …

Project Assembly Aid

Get a hand from an electrical box when building a plywood box<p>I was assembling some plywood storage boxes and needed a third hand to hold the parts …

Small-Parts Solution

Make hardware storage easy with this idea<p>We buy chewing gum in these nifty reusable plastic containers. The tops open completely and they have a …

Tips of the Week: Hobby Knife Hacks, Paint Handle Push Sticks, Brazing 101, and Say My Name!

<i>Tips of the Week is our weekly peek at some of the best making tips, tricks, and recommendations we’ve discovered in our travels. Check in every Friday to see what we’ve discovered. And we want to hear from you. Please share your tips, shortcuts, best practices, and tall shop tales in the comments</i> …

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …