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29 Simple Ways to Make Your Workbench Work Harder

These ingenious workbench upgrades will make a huge difference in your workshop efficiency. And they’re easy to DIY!

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Drywall Taping Tips

How to get better taping results with less hassle


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Tips for Better Drywall Taping

Simple tricks for fast, flawless drywall finishing


How to Hang Drywall: Use a Lift

Hang drywall alone with the right tools and techniques.


How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.

Saturday Morning Workshop: Folding Mobile Workbench

Build this handy mobile workbench that folds up to only 7 in. You only need two hours, some 2x4s, 3/4-in....


How to Use a Spiral Saw on Drywall

Faster, neater cuts around electrical boxes and ceiling fixtures.


Master the Basics of Drywall: How to Cut Drywall

Learn about the five simple tools and basic techniques you need to successfully cut drywall.


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Everything To Know About Belt Sanders

What your belt sander does best, and what to watch out for


Jigsaws: How to Use and Cut With a Jigsaw

Use a versatile jigsaw tool to cut lumber, plywood, metal and tile.


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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


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Secrets to Using and Preserving Paint Brushes and Rollers

Old paint and paint brushes don't do well together .Follow these secrets from the pros for how to use paint...

How to Install an Attic Lift

Send heavy loads to the attic—with the press of a button


Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw

Cut clean, smooth circles with your bandsaw


Store Garden Hand Tools: Make a Handmade Toolbox

Branch handles make this a natural for your garden tools. Find step-by-step plans for making this garden toolbox below.


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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...


Finish Nailer Tips

Get the most out of your pneumatic trim nailer.


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...


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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.

How to Build a Box With a Band Saw

Make a simple gift box from a single block of wood


Rolling Tool Box Cart Plans

Save your back with this handy shop cart


Garage Workbench

Buy this PDF & Cut List

This simple garage workbench folds out to make a spacious benchtop...


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Build a Workbench On a Budget

A tough, stable workbench that only takes an afternoon to build


How to Build a Compact Folding Workbench with Storage

Buy this PDF & Cut List

Fit a huge work area into a small space with this...


Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques

All the best tips and techniques for a smooth drywall surface.