Sanding Wood Part 3: The Pencil Trick
Did you know that a pencil is a great sanding partner?
How to Use a Coping Saw to Cut and Cope Chair Rail Molding
This is the easy way to get tight-fitting joints on inside corners.
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The Top 10 Woodworking Ideas & Skills
Our best woodworking ideas, tips and tricks. Read this collection of carpentry basics to learn woodworking for beginners.
The Top 10 Woodworking Projects
Complete plans for 10 great DIY projects.
How to Clamp
Improve your woodworking skills and glue joints with these 18 tips to show you how to clamp like a veteran woodworker. Our pro shows you…
Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws
Pocket screws let you assemble perfect, indestructible cabinet joints without expensive woodworking tools or complicated jigs—a huge leap…
Woodworking Tips: Editors' Favorites
These six expert shop tips simplify and speed up sanding, gluing, cross cutting, drawing and measuring lines, making repetitive cuts and other…
Using Drywall Screws for Woodworking
Drywall screws have conquered home centers and hardware stores, but the traditional wood screw is still better designed for holding two pieces…
Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw
Cut perfect circles with a band saw, using a simple jig. You can assemble the jig in about a half hour from ¾-in. plywood.
Sanding Wood Part 5: Choose the Right Grit
Ever wonder what grit sandpaper you should end with on your woodworking projects?
How to Scribe for a Perfect Fit
Scribing is one of the key techniques for installing cabinets, countertops and built-in woodwork. Learn how to perfectly transfer odd shapes…