How to Build

Whether you are conducting a small home improvement project or a major home repair, it is important to understand how to build and repair certain things in your home. Sure, some projects should be left to the professionals, but you might surprised at what

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You'd like to build a new horse shelter for your horses. Learn how to build a horse shelter to protect your horses from the rain, wind and snow in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

To give your kitchen the look of a total makeover for only a fraction of the price, consider building new cabinets. Learn about how to build kitchen cabinets from scratch in this article.

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Give your home or cottage a rustic look by building some log furniture. Learn about how to build log furniture in this article.

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You know how to write music and how to sing, and would like to build a portable recording booth where you can record your songs. Learn about how to build a portable recording booth in this article.

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If you have a garage so cluttered that you dread the thought of trying to squeeze an automobile into it, you just might need a storage shed.

By Andrew Aguecheek

If you've been taking apart your vacuum cleaner on the kitchen table or cutting 2x4s balanced across the arms of your Adirondack chair on the patio, it's time to build a workbench.

By Elizabeth Abbess

In the 1970s and 1980s the bar stool was relegated to basement recreational rooms and rec-room bars. But these days, you'll find bar stools front and center in the heart of the home -- the kitchen.

By Sarah Siddons

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You need to make a snap decision to stay or leave when a hurricane hits. Building a hurricane shelter near (or inside) your home would make your choice much easier to make.

By Kathy Price-Robinson

Building wooden window treatments provides an easy way to add interest and extra storage inside or outside your home. Use these instructions to build a windowsill shelf, plant shelves for a window, or a window box.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Today's dog houses can go way beyond four walls, an arched doorway and a peaked roof. With a little time and the right materials, you can build a palace for your pooch.

By Sarah Siddons