Master the skills you need to tackle home improvements with Build Your Skills, a hands-on DIY book from Family Handyman magazine. This comprehensive guide gives you the proper tools, techniques and confidence you need to complete any home improvement and repair BY YOURSELF. You’ll find real-world lessons from expert carpenters, plumbers, electricians and more in every home improvement area, simplified for every level of DIYer!
325+ pro tips & techniques that teach you how to ace the basic building blocks of home improvement.
180+ tool tips—learn which ones to use, how to use them and when something else is better!
10 chapters: Carpentry; Plumbing, Electrical & HVAC, Woodworking, Lawn Care, Cars & Trucks, Using Tools and more.
Projects included: learn essential carpentry skills like framing, discover how to hang drywall alone, find out how to cut, lay and grout tile, replace damaged siding, build stone walls and more.
Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, how-to photos and detailed illustrations that will help you complete value-boosting upgrades to your home—we promise you CAN do it!
Perfect for every level of DIYer—from beginners to pros!