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Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and other woodworking projects.

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    31 Indoor Woodworking Projects to Do This Winter

    It’s time to crank up the heat in your workshop and build some woodworking projects that will improve your indoor spaces.


    How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

    Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.


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    How to Sand Wood Faster

    Speed up your woodworking projects with these sanding tips


    41 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know

    Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one (or 41!) of these genius sanding tips...

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    What To Know About Exterior Wood Stain

    Tired of maintaining an outdoor wood finish that peels? Exterior wood stain provides the same protection without the headaches.


    How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

    Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.

    13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

    Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


    Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

    These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


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    What to Know About Coping Trim

    Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


    How to Make a Paper Towel Holder for Your Kitchen

    Here's a quick and easy project to manage messes and spills.

    10 Woodworking Basics You Should’ve Learned in Shop Class

    Just because you slacked off in your high school shop class doesn’t mean you can’t learn woodworking now. Get started...


    Vintage Family Handyman Project: Add a Recycling Center to Your Home

    In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're flipping through the pages of some decades-old magazines and sharing a few...


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    Vintage Family Handyman Woodworking Projects: Toys from the ‘80s

    In honor of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary and with the holiday season in full swing, take a look at these...


    How to Make Holiday Name Place Cards

    These designs for one- and two-sided name place cards ensure your guests know exactly where to sit.


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    IKEA’s Furniture Buy Back Program Launches Abroad Before Black Friday

    IKEA's new international buy back program gives furniture a second life while reducing landfill waste. It's not available in the...

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    The Best Couches and Sectionals for Small Spaces

    Even in the smallest spaces, there's room to make a big splash. Shopping for a comfy couch or lounge-worthy sectional...


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    How to Make a DIY Dog House

    Your dog will love it. And so will you.


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    How to Make Your Own Barn Wood

    It’s easy to do, looks authentic and saves you a fortune!


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    10 Best Outdoor Lounge Chairs

    Summer 2020: The summer of staying at home. Kick back on the patio or deck with one of these inviting...


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    40 Outdoor Woodworking Projects for Beginners

    You don't have to be an expert woodworker or own specialty tools to take on one of these 40 outdoor...


    How to Build a Portable Prep Table for Your RV Road Trip

    Running water and a work surface for convenient outdoor cooking.


    Home Sweet Log Home

    More and more people are opting for the rugged good looks and durability of log homes. Here are six things...


    How to Build a Modern Rustic Wall Planter

    Learn how to bring a stylish splash of green to any wall in your home.

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    Transform an Old Crate into a Stylish Side Table

    Get the step-by-step guide on this simple design that doesn’t sacrifice style or storage space


    How to Build a Compost Bin

    This 'log cabin' bin will keep your compost pile from becoming an eyesore. These compost bin plans will give you...


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    Exploring the Most Common Carpentry Trades

    Carpentry represents a diverse range of activities and skills, with many opportunities for those seeking a career in the building...


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    What to Know About Finish Carpentry

    Good finish carpenters turn construction sites into attractive living spaces. Here's what you should know about finish carpentry.


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    What Is a Chop Saw?

    A chop saw (a.k.a. a miter saw) is a power tool made especially for accurate crosscutting of trim and lumber...


    21 Quick and Easy Home DIY Projects to Fill Free Mornings

    Stuck inside with a free morning? That’s plenty of time to build one of these practical DIY projects.