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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 Build a Mid-Century Modern Storage Bench

Embrace Mid-Century Modern style with this fully-functional storage bench. This project was part of a larger entryway makeover project consisting...


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...

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How to Build a Modern Rustic Wall Planter

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


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...