Do-It-Yourself Basics (2021)



Master the most common DIY skills with Do-It-Yourself Basics. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, this DIY book gives you 127 projects & tips that show you how to get the job done right…without calling an expensive repairman! Plus, you’ll find easy-to-follow directions, detailed photos and valuable advice from the experts you can trust. You’ll SAVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS by completing projects yourself, with results you’ll be proud to show off!


  • 127 simple repairs & projects for every level of DIYer—from beginners to pros—that will save you thousands of dollars.
  • Convenient cost savings per project reveal how much you’ll save on average by fixing problems yourself.
  • User-friendly wire-o format allows book to lay flat for easy reference.
  • 8 chapters: Fix It; Replace It; Store It; Play It Safe; Install It; Plant It, Grow It and more.
  • Bonus chapter shows you how to transform problem areas with projects for creating an accent wall and building a deck over a worn-out patio.
  • Projects included: fix a warped cabinet, clean your carpets, replace a dishwasher, build a one-day garage storage system, make DIY gifts, plant a tree and more.
  • Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, how-to photos and detailed illustrations that will help you complete projects.
  • Perfect for every level of DIYer—from beginners to pros!


  • Format: Wire-O
  • Dimensions: 7” x 8-15/16”
  • SKU#: 6169H, 6170H
  • ISBN-13: 9781621455400 (DTD)
  • ISBN-13: 9781621455554 (UNDTD)
  • Publisher: Reader’s Digest/Family Handyman
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Pages: 256
Weight 1.8 lbs

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