Wood Joints projects
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 Build a Built-in Bookcase
Learn how to use inexpensive materials like birch plywood and standard trim to build a classic, built-in wooden bookcase.
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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.
Building Cabinets With Biscuit Joints
Biscuit joiners allow you to make solid precise joints, accurate enough to build fine cabinets. We show you the three key techniques you need to…
How to Use a Biscuit Joiner
The Family Handyman DIY expert, Spike Carlsen, will show you how to use a biscuit jointer to get perfect joints.
Edge Gluing Boards
Get better results when edge-gluing boards by following these 10 expert tips from a pro. They include tips for applying glue, clamping alignment…
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.