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Tom Baker submitted this video in one of The Family Handyman's video contests. He will show you why you should wear a helmet when sanding hardwood floors with a belt sander.
One of the hazards of crosscutting plywood on the table saw is the unsightly tearout you get where the blade exits the material. Bruce Kieffer demonstrates a great technique that results in smooth, tearout-free cuts.
Learn how to cool down your home by using this simple trick with plywood .
Bob Schmidt shows you a building product that will help you build something with a curve in it.
You can install a wood plank floor over concrete if you first install a layer of 3/4-in. plywood . We show you the best way to do it.
Learn how to size up the many types of wood floors available and make the choice that best fits your home and budget. We'll tell you the strengths and weaknesses of solid wood floors and laminated wood floors , as well as the price range and the skills you'll need if you want to install them yourself. We'll also give you expert buying advice so you can shop for your wood floor and get the best deal possible.
Prefinished, engineered wood flooring is an affordable DIY alternative to the traditional sanded and finished solid wood floor . Installation is fast and clean: start on Saturday morning and have a completed floor by Monday morning.
We'll show you how to add solid wood nosing to plywood shelves, bookcases and cabinets to cover up the ugly edge that plywood leaves. Applying the nosing will give your projects an attractive, finished edge. This article covers everything a DIYer needs to know to install the nosing.
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