How to Make a DIY Bookshelf

Build this simple pine bookshelf with a miter saw, biscuits—and a young helper. It's a great way to teach your son or daughter about woodworking and tool use.

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How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick bonus guide on how to set a decorative band!

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How to Build a Built-in Bookcase

Learn how to use inexpensive materials like birch plywood and standard trim to build a classic, built-in wooden bookcase.

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Bookcase and Shelf Tips

Over the years, the editors at Family Handyman have built nearly a hundred bookcases. From all that experience, we've learned that the best building tricks are shortcuts that avoid complex steps. So whether you're a beginning builder or a veteran, these bookcase and shelf building tips will lead to beautiful results with less time and effort.

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How to Build a Bookcase

Craftsman-style furniture designs are still popular today, and with modern tools you can learn how to build a bookcase like this classic from the Stickley catalog in a weekend.

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How To Build a Classic Floor-To-Ceiling Bookcase

Recreate the mid-19th century, Greek Revival period of American architectural history with this floor to ceiling hardwood bookcase.

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