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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How to Build Kitchen Cabinets from Scratch

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.

How to Build Log Furniture

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

How to Build Steps

Though it may seem difficult, building steps is simply a matter of accurate calculations. Learn about how to build steps in this article.

How to Build a Martin Birdhouse

You'd like to build a Martin birdhouse for your yard. Just read this article and learn about how to build a Martin birdhouse.

How to Build a Platform Bed

You'd like to build a platform bed for the children's bedroom, but you're not sure where to start. Learn about how to build a platform bed in this article.

How to Build a Portable Recording Booth

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.

How to Build a Split Rail Fence

You'd like to build a split rail fence around your yard. Learn about how to build a split rail fence in this article.

How to Build a Tile Shower

You'd like to renovate your bathroom, and want to start by building a tile shower. Read this article and you'll be on your way to building a tile shower.

How can you make your kitchen trendy? 

The latest trends for kitchens combine practical utility and functionality with personal style and aesthetics. Learn how you can make your kitchen trendy in this article.

How to Build Checkmark Shelves

Checkmark shelves are a unique storage solution for a sporty teen's bedroom. Learn how to build checkmark shelves with this step-by-step guide.

Why should I use hot-dipped nails?

You may not put too much thought into nails other than what size you need for the picture you're hanging. But if you're working on a serious project, the right kind of nail means less rust and more strength.

How to Build a Deck

If your idea of the American dream includes a home made for entertaining, why not build your own deck and make that dream a reality?

How to Build a Dog House

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.

How to Build a Storage Shed

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.

How to Make a Workbench

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.

How to Build Bar Stools

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.

How do I build a hurricane shelter?

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.

How to Build Window Treatments

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.