Woodworking projects for all your home improvement needs.
How to Build an Adirondack Chair
Learn how to build a classic wooden Adirondack chair. With clear, detailed photos and drawings you'll learn how to cut the graceful curves that make this chair so comfortable to sit in.
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How to Build a Porch Swing
Enjoy the gentle sway of a porch swing on a summer night. With these clear how-to instructions and photos, you can build a classic porch swing in a weekend.
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 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.
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.
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.
Simple Storage Cabinet
This wall-mounted storage cabinet is designed with simple joints and attractive, classic details. You can make it in just a few hours with a table saw and a drill.