09/26/2016 12:05 EDT | Updated 09/29/2016 11:46 EDT

5 Easy DIY Projects That Any Handyman Or Woman Would Love

DIY projects that you need to make this weekend. From the AOL Partner Studio

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You're someone who likes to get his hands dirty and create works of art. You spend your weekends at lumber yards and hardware stores looking for inspiration for your next home project. You're the handyman of the house -- Mr. Home Improvement. If this description sounds like you, you've made it to the right place. Here are five easy DIY projects that any hands-on guy would love, presented in partnership with the all-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline.

How To Build A Bookcase

Building a bookcase is a fairly easy and fun weekend project and a good place to start if you're just getting into the hobby. There are numerous step-by-step video tutorials online, but it's not hard to wing this project. Get well-acquainted with your local lumber yard, befriend the tape measure and table saw and start creating. The best thing about this DIY project is that you'll have a functional piece of furniture at the end of it.

How To Build An Outdoor Bench

Building a bench for your patio parties is an easy weekend DIY project that doesn’t cost a lot of money. All you need are a few slabs of wood in varying dimensions, screws, clamps, a drill and a weatherproof stain. You’re essentially making a rectangular box with legs and if you get the hardware store to do cutting and measuring for you, this project can be completed in a couple of hours. There are thousands of step-by-step instructions online, so get searching!

How To Make Wooden Coasters

Not everything you build has to serve a functional purpose. Sometimes the most exciting and memorable DIY projects are the ones you dabble in simply for the fun of it. Involve your kids in this fun project and create wooden coasters out of logs and branches you find on walks with the little ones. Use a hand saw to cut a branch into round discs and have the kids help you sand and varnish them.

How To Build Raised Vegetable Garden Boxes

Urban vegetable gardening is all the rage these days and for obvious reasons. People want to eat as healthy and as pesticide-free as possible, and growing your own vegetables is a smart choice. Raised vegetable garden beds make gardening much easier and building them actually involves less effort than digging your own in-ground garden plot. All you need is a few pieces of lumber, a drill and a barrier cloth. How easy does that sound?

How To Build Upcycled Side Tables

This is possibly one of the easiest DIY projects you will ever do. All you need for a side table with character is a vintage wooden crate and a finished top (you can use marble, a piece of varnished wood or even a sheet of glass.) Visit your local antique shop and start the hunt!

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline now has a longer and wider bed (5’4” x 5’) with 4’2” of clearance between the wheel wells, a scratch resistant truck bed and lockable In-Bed TrunkTM.With impressive cargo-hauling and towing capabilities, you can comfortably transport building materials to your heart’s content – it’s a dream come true for DIY addicts. Happy building!