There are many times when families have a restricted budget as they save for future events such as college or a larger home, so creating a luxury like a new deck might be far beyond their current expenses. If one or both of the parents have the skills to build...

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Outdoor living has become an important part of entertaining, so creating a new patio for the family home is a wonderful opportunity for a DIY project. Being able to teach the children many new techniques for building is one of the main reasons to do it, but it can also...

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One of the basic DIY projects parents and grandparents have done with their children is building homes for birds, and it continues to be a popular way to introduce children to using tools today. There are several different skills it teaches, and it also provides a shared way to invite...

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While many school systems do teach classes such as industrial arts, they seldom teach students not destined for trades how to fix items around the house. Adding a new sink requires the addition of plumbing, and rerouting electrical lines requires knowledge of how to safely work with electricity. Even small...

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