The Top 10 Woodworking Ideas & Skills
Our best woodworking ideas, tips and tricks. Read this collection of carpentry basics to learn woodworking for beginners.
Using Drywall Screws for Woodworking
Drywall screws have conquered home centers and hardware stores, but the traditional wood screw is still better designed for holding two pieces…
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The Top 10 Woodworking Projects
Complete plans for 10 great DIY projects.
Woodworking Tips: Editors' Favorites
These six expert shop tips simplify and speed up sanding, gluing, cross cutting, drawing and measuring lines, making repetitive cuts and other…
Our Favorite Woodworkers Tools
Three professional woodworkers talk about their favorite woodworking tools—a grinder, a sharpener, calipers and a hand plane.
How to Fill Holes in Woodwork
Two pro tips – color putty and marking pens – help you hide scratches, holes and blemishes in stained woodwork quickly and easily.
Woodworking Jig For Complex Shapes
Need to reproduce a complex shape for your carpentry project? With a tick stick you can easily make perfect templates for cutting irregular…
Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw
Cut perfect circles with a band saw, using a simple jig. You can assemble the jig in about a half hour from ¾-in. plywood.
Top 10 Woodworking Tips
Check out these great tips from our pro woodworkers for working faster, smarter and more efficiently in your shop.
How to Use a Pocket Screw Jig in Woodworking Projects
Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows you how to use a $40 jig (Kreig jig) that makes using pocket screws to assemble woodworking projects…
How to Sand Woodwork by Hand
With a few special tools and good sandpaper you can smooth wood easily and quickly with first-class results. Often even better than with a power…