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 Bookshelf
Need a great-looking bookshelf with classic lines by tomorrow? Using clever shortcuts and standard materials, you can build a bookshelf like this in a day.
How to Use a Circular Saw: Long Cuts
Learn how to use a circular saw to quickly and accurately cut long boards and plywood. Plus, we've included plans for a handy cutting guide attachment for your saw.
How to Build a Basket Stand
The secret to this handsome, durable basket stand is a biscuit joiner, which creates super-tough joints without metal fasteners or exposed wood dowels.
Kitchen Cabinets: 9 Easy Repairs
Sometimes, it's the little things that drive us crazy in the kitchen. The loose door knobs, nicked door fronts and slamming drawers. If any of these sound familiar, check out this collection of quick and easy kitchen cabinet repairs. You'll find simple solutions for many of the most common kitchen ...
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.
The router does more than cut fancy edges. It'll also cut flawless dadoes and rabbets and perfect patterns. Our basics here show you how to set up and execute these cuts with outstanding results.
Create Circular Saw Cutting Guides for Plywood
We show you out seven best tips for making smoother, straighter and more accurate cuts on big sheets of plywood. Your circular saw can cut just as well as a table saw.
Edge Banding With Iron-On Veneer Edging
Glue edge banding (wood veneer) to hide the raw edge of plywood. Then trim it, quickly and easily with a special tool. These tips show you how to get great results.