How To's

How to Repair Drywall Yourself

Chances are that you are surrounded by drywall this very moment. And chances are that at some point in your life, you will be faced with a hole in your drywall that will require you to repair it. If you're faced with that hole right now (whether it's from a doorknob going through drywall or an accidental kick to the wall), you'll find these tips on doing it yourself or calling in a professional very helpful.


How to measure vertical and horizontal

A successful job starts with measuring vertical and horizontal. This will take some time, but it will gain you a lot of time during the further execution of the job.


How to measure length and width

Measuring correctly is essential for almost every job. A small error can cause a large deviation. Which measuring tool you need depends on the nature of the job. Below you will find a number of techniques to accurately measure length and width.


How to measure angles

Measuring angles is essential for many jobs. Do you know which tool you need for a certain job? The following angles ask for specific measurement tools.


How to make your own wooden kitchen table

Many new or used kitchen tables can be quite expensive, but with a little elbow grease and a few free weekends, you can build your own kitchen table that costs under $200.00!


How to make your own wooden headboard

Headboards can be a key piece that ties a room together, but they also can be expensive. Designing and building your own wooden headboard, can add some much needed flair to your bedroom room for a fraction of the cost.


How to make a wooden dining room chairs

If you have ever been out to buy dining room chairs, you may have realized that you do not like any that you have seen. Well, one way to get out of that situation is to make your own chairs. Making your own dining room chairs can be as hard or as easy as you make it. The easy way out would be to make a simple bench. The hard way would be to make a chair with a complicated design. It is entirely up to you!


How to make a bird house

Making a bird house can be a great do it yourself project for the whole family. It's a very easy project that really only involves some basic tools. The bird house is truly the wood working classic. Its usually the first wood working project a child is ever taught in school. With these simple steps. You can just run down to your local hardware store and grab the tools and materials. Some thing like Home Depot should be the one stop shop for all needed items. Here is a list:


How to Maintain Your Power Tools

When you buy a new power tool you'll want to get the most use out of it as possible, especially if it was expensive! Here are some tips about how to ensure the longest possible shelf life of your power tools.


How to hang drywall yourself

Hanging drywall can be an awkward job to do by yourself, but it can be done! There are some special tools you can use to make the job easier on yourself. The good thing about drywall is that as long as you do not hit it a certain way or hold it at extreme positions, it probably will not snap in half on you. That is good news when you are hanging drywall by yourself.