Create a handsome pergola with rough-sawn cedar and readily available hardware.
This traditional design is easily achieved with straightforward building materials and common power tools.
A new home embraces zero-energy living while respecting its historic neighbors.
The basic setup, operation, and maintenance of this versatile, labor-saving tool is a lot easier than you think.
They’re a good start, but keeping your house dry and free of rot may require more than just drainage.
This leak-free approach begins with an impenetrable corner detail.
When carpenter Matt Parker was asked how he came up with the design for this six-sided, red-cedar gazebo, he replied, “I was at a point in my life when the…
Pry bars and nail pullers
A step-by-step lesson on joining wires together in an electrical box
Outdoor spaces such as decks or patios are more attractive gathering places when they include a well-designed grilling station. Whether it's a basic station or one that's more elaborate, it…
Heating and cooling, courtesy of the earth.
See these three unique kitchen islands
If designed properly, an unvented crawlspace in a house in the eastern United States is drier than a vented crawlspace. It also protects pipes better from freeze/thaw cycles and requires…
The former This Old House host now helps guide people through the world of renovation and home building as a partner with Habitat for Humanity.
Step-by-step instructions on building an attractive bathroom vanity
Maximize the small footprint of your bathroom with our best small-bathroom ideas. This slide show is full of inspirational photos to help your small bath realize its fullest potential.
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