Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and any woodworking project.
How to Make a Biscuit Joint
Take your woodworking skills up a notch. Learn how to make the four basic biscuit joints with these close-up, step-by-step photos and videos.
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How To Build a Classic Floor-To-Ceiling Bookcase
Recreate the mid-19th century, Greek Revival period of American architectural history with this floor to ceiling hardwood bookcase.
How to Bend Wood
Curved hardwood nosing on a countertop can really make your project stand out. Here's how to make a 3/4-in. laminated hardwood nosing that bends perfectly around round countertop corners.
This built-in Mission Oak bookcase features loads of shelf space, vertical grain wood, solid oak construction and a design that can be easily altered to fit your room.
How to Build a Built-in Bookcase
Learn how to use inexpensive materials like birch plywood and standard trim to build a classic, built-in wooden bookcase.
How to Build a Bench
The sloped seat and backrest make this easy-to-build bench comfortable to sit in and perfect for a backyard deck, patio or firepit. Detailed, clear photos show construction details.
Understanding Plywood Grades
We take the mystery out of the plywood grading system and show you what you will get in each grade. The higher the grade the better quality you should expect.
How to Build a Garden Bench
Assemble this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how to build it so it's strong and durable, using a simple biscuit joinery technique.
How to Build a Small Bench
Carpenters, painters, plumbers, electricians and homeowners: give your back and knees a break with this portable, easy-to-build seat/step stool/tool box/work surface. It will make long work days go easier.