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All the tools and supplies for your home improvement projects in one place. Dive in and find the right tool for the job.

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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...


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

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


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.

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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...


Tips for Ripping Wood

Our expert tips for straighter, faster and safer rip cuts.


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


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How to Clamp

A professional woodworker shows you simple clamping techniques that make stronger glued joints

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7 Pro-Approved Tips for How to Sand Woodwork by Hand

Special tools and high-quality sandpaper produce great results with less effort


Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw

Cut clean, smooth circles with your bandsaw


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How to Build a Desktop Catapult

Build this awesome desktop catapult with leftover wood, a couple of dowels and some rubber bands. Your inner child will...


How to Build a Whirligig

Folk art whirligigs fashioned from scraps of wood and metal have been popular for hundreds of years. In fact, George...


Stuff We Love: Woodworking Tools

Marty Dyck shares three tools that all woodworkers should have around their workshop.

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DIY Picture Frame With Mitered Corners

Watch this video and learn how to make do it yourself picture frames with eight flawless mitered corners in less...


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Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build An Adjustable Sawhorse

Add these ingenious, handy, adjustable sawhorses to your jobsite arsenal.


28 Secret Clamping Tricks from Woodworkers

Clamps are a woodworker's best friend, and there are endless ways to use them in the workshop. Here are 28...


10 Tips for Mastering the Random Orbit Sander

A random orbit sander just might be the most user-friendly power tool there is. But that doesn't mean there's nothing...



Modular Workbench

Five foldout features make this bench a perfect project for even small shop spaces.


13 Great Gifts for Woodworkers

There are no shortage of great gift ideas for woodworkers. From special woods to quality hand tools to the latest...


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Saturday Morning Workshop: Portable Laptop Computer Stand

Make this ingenious, compact laptop stand in an hour with only a jigsaw, a drill, sandpaper and $10 in materials.

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Bench Grinders: Choosing the Right Wheel

Keep your grinder running smoothly


How to Build a Space-Saving Flip-Top Workbench

A space-saving workshop on wheels!


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How to Use a Benchtop Wood Planer

Smooth rough lumber, clean up sawn edges and reclaim salvaged boards with a wood planer


Hole-Saw Drum Sander

Sanding the inside of a hole or curved surface can be difficult. To simplify that task, insert a 1/4 x...


14 Ways to Use a Rotary Tool That Will Have People Buzzing

These brilliant ideas may just inspire a renaissance of rotary tool use in your shop and beyond. Honestly, there isn’t...


Trigger-Style Bench Clamps

Make your clamps even more useful with this amazing, quick trick.