Wood Joints

Make stronger wood joints for all your woodworking projects.

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 biscuit jointer to get perfect joints.

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.