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How to Build a Dog Ramp

This simple DIY project is a dream come true for pooches who have a hard time jumping into bed at night

How to Make a Trestle Table

Corbels and staircase parts helped us craft a handsome table with plenty of room for a family crowd


How to Build a Display Coffee Table

From our Hammer It Out series: Show off your collectibles with an acrylic-topped case that does double duty as a living room table

How to Create a Backyard Pond

Learn how to create a free-form backyard pond in just six hours.


How to Build a Side Table

Looking to build a new side table for your living room or bedroom? Build this sturdy Arts and Crafts–style side table from stock lumber—you can even customize its height to fit alongside your existing seating or square up the angles for a more modern look.

10 Uses for Vinegar

This inexpensive kitchen staple—the distilled white kind, that is—can multitask in any room of the house.

How to Patch a Concrete Floor

Do you have cracks in your concrete floor that need to be patched? For a long-lasting repair, pay close attention to the edges and the mix. Read on to learn how to patch the concrete on your floors.

Quick Guide to Brick Path Patterns

Are you trying to decide which brick pattern to lay? Read on to see which patterns are easy to arrange, how many cuts you'll make, and what will—or won't—work with a curve.

How to Apply Epoxy Coating to a Garage Floor

Read this guide to help you finish the garage floor with epoxy from preparation to the final top coat.


How to Build a Cold Frame

Use rot-resistant planks and a salvaged window to build a protective box that extends the growing season. (Scroll past video players for written steps).