Carpentry

The road to becoming a master carpenter starts with learning these expert skills and techniques.

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4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints

Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.

DIY Treehouse Ideas and Helpful Building Tips

Advice and tips for building, attaching and furnishing your home in the treetops. Learn how to build a treehouse from...


How to Use a Wood Chisel

Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.


Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction

Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.


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7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros

Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.

How to Use a Power Planer

And electric planer: It shaves and shapes wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled...


Frameless Kitchen Cabinets

A pro shows you the special installation techniques for these 'Euro-style' cabinets.