Wood Joints

Make stronger wood joints for all your woodworking projects.

How to Choose Glue for Exterior Work

Picking the best glue for a DIY project can be overwhelming since there are dozens of choices. In this story, we answer the question of what type of glue to use for exterior wood.

Wood Joints projects

  • Repairing Wood: Strong Glue Joints in Wood

    Repair broken furniture and cracked woodwork, make stronger woodworking projects, and learn how to make cleaner, tougher glue joints with these…

  • 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.

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • 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 Use a Biscuit Joiner

    A biscuit joiner will help you make strong, fast and accurate joints. The Family Handyman DIY expert, Spike Carlsen, will show you how to use a…

  • 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 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.