How to Build a Wooden Boardwalk | The Family Handyman

How to Build a Wooden Boardwalk

A wooden walkway makes an attractive and inexpensive garden path, is simpler and less backbreaking to make than a stone or concrete path, and works well in

Sloping the soil away from the foundation will remedy a wet basement most of the time.   The Family Handyman recommends firmly packing clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation.

Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a slope over the first 4 ft.

Storing Your Compact Compressor | The Family Handyman

Teds Wood Working - store your nail guns, fasteners, hoses and accessories as well as a small compressor in this easy-to-build cabinet. build it from one sheet of plywood and a few Get A Lifetime Of Project Ideas & Inspiration!

PAINT STRIPPING  The Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Neater Paint Stripping. Minimize the mess and speed up the work when stripping paint or varnish from old furniture or moldings. Cut a thin slot in the side of an empty can and run your putty knife through it to remove the glop.

DIY Tip of the Day: Neater Paint Stripping. Minimize the mess and speed up the work when stripping paint or varnish from old furniture or moldings.

What's better than a simple stool project? A ridiculously simple one. Here are plans for a workshop stool you can make, inspired by that “simpler is better” concept.

Ridiculously Simple Shop Stool Plans

Simple Shop Stool Plans - What's better than a simple stool project? A ridiculously simple one. Here are plans for a workshop stool you can make, inspired by that “simpler is better” concept.

below, in additional information, are the materials list and construction drawings for the perfectly practical shed in the july/august 2015 issue. these are pdf files that you can download and print.

2015 Shed Drawings and Material List

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the Perfectly Practical Shed in the July/August 2015 issue.

How to Cast Concrete Fountains

How to Cast Concrete Fountains

10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You'll Regret If You Forget | The Family Handyman

10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You'll Regret If You Forget

❧ How to Install Outdoor Lighting and Outlet - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

How to Install Outdoor Lighting and Outlet

How to Install Outdoor Lighting and Outlet - Step by Step: The Family Handyman (Patio Step The Family Handyman)

How to Install Stone Facing - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

How to Install Stone Facing

We'll show you how to install stone facing on your house. This do-it-yourself alternative to real brick and stone doesn't require a brick ledge.

How to Repair Rotted Wood - use wood hardener first then a polyester filler - instructions on site.  Use on screen door

How to Repair Rotted Wood

Use a polyester filler to rebuild rotted or damaged wood. It takes paint well and won't rot. (But won't it rot through?/ maybe we don't need to replace front porch door post)

How to Build a Screened In Patio - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

How to Build a Screened In Patio

Love your patio but hate the bugs, wind and glaring sun? Our screened-in, post and beam patio enclosure with removable awning top solves it all.

How to Build Stairs for Your Deck — The Family Handyman

Sure, building deck stairs can be tricky. But in this story, we'll make it easy by showing you how to build stairs by estimating step dimensions.

How to Build a Cheap Storage Shed - Step by Step: The Family Handyman

How to Build a Shed on the Cheap

Shed Plans - How to Build a Cheap Storage Shed - Step by Step: The Family Handyman Now You Can Build ANY Shed In A Weekend Even If You've Zero Woodworking Experience!

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