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.
Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:
Make a Perfect Miter Joint
In pursuit of the perfect miter joint? These tips for tighter miters cover common situations you’ll undoubtedly encounter in your workshop.
How to Repair Leather
Learn how to use inexpensive, DIY-friendly repair kits to fix small tears in leather or vinyl car seats and chairs before they get big and ugly.
Simple Modern Computer Desk
This sleek computer desk has the look of a contemporary classic, but it can be built in a weekend with basic carpentry tools and minimal carpentry experience.
How to Build Mudroom Lockers
Neaten up your mudroom with these simple, hide-the-mess lockers. Behind every door is storage for coats, boots, a backpack, hats and other odds and ends.
Water Based Finishing Tips
A professional woodworker shares his tips for applying water-based polyurethane over raw or stained wood, and shows how to get great finishes every time.
How to Glue Wood
Speed up your woodworking projects, improve the quality of glue connections and make your project look better with these tips for gluing wood.
How to Use Pocket Screws
Even a novice can build nice cabinets. Make tight, strong wood joints quickly and easily with pockets screws. No clamps, no dowels. We show you how to do it in two steps.
Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws
Pocket screws let you assemble perfect, indestructible cabinet joints without expensive woodworking tools or complicated jigs—a huge leap forward for beginning woodworkers.