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Are you looking for help getting started on a DIY building project? Whether it's cabinets, doors, or planters, we have what you're looking for. Check out the discussion boards, video tutorials, slideshows, and collections of top, new, and best building projects. You'll find all the tips, tutorials, and hacks you need.

Top DIY Building Projects

Are you searching for the top DIY building projects? Look no further.

DIY Building Videos

Here you can watch step-by-step video tutorials of how to build a variety projects.

4 Fast Home Builds That Will Make You Want to Do It Yourself!

You don't have to be a master DIYer to accomplish these quick builds. By the end of the video you're going to be running to the store to buy your materials!


This greenhouse is a relatively simple design and is a great project if you're jusr getting started with construction materials and framing. Framed completely from 2x4's this sturdy greenhouse is completely customizable to fit your needs. Want a bigger greenhouse? Go for it. Need a smaller greenhouse? Pare this design down to just the right size for you. All the written instructions follow along with the included build video to help everything make more sense. Lets get started!

How to Build a Storage Unit in a Minute and a Half

Last year, I came up with how to build a bench in sixty seconds and I’ve always wanted to create another similar idea. So, without further ado, here it is. Yesterday, I showed you how to build a simple cubby dresser using four crates. Today, I am showing you how to add three stair treads and create an amazing storage unit. This storage unit can be used as many things. I plan to use it in my daughter’s room as a dresser. My daughter hates to put her clothes in drawers. I hope this is a solution that wI’ll both of us happy. I seriously wouldn’t mind one for myself. It would be great in a mud room using each crate for a child or an item. Such as one bin for hats, one for gloves and so on. Maybe a bin afor rain gear.

25 Best DIY Pallet Projects That Will Transform Your Home and Yard

Most DIYers find it hard to resist a pile of wood pallets, and with good reason – they are ripe with potential and usually free. From tables to fences to walkways, the sheer number of DIY pallet projects with instructions are seemingly endless... so today we’ve curated a list of the best projects on Hometalk!

New Building Projects

Need some new inspiration for your next painting project? Here you go.

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