Carpentry

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

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If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For

Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.

How to Build an Infrared Sauna

Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.


How to Recess Hinges on a Door

Learn how to mortise door hinges using a router.


How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.

The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.

12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


12 Useful Home Depot Shopping Tips

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...

Simple Hacks to Maximize Your Sawhorses

How to get the most from folding metal horses—and other breeds


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...


Join Miters Easily With this Miter Joint Clamp

Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.


What is MDF Wood? Plus Tips for Using It

Do's and Don'ts of using MDF


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How to Use a Block Plane

Tips for using and sharpening the versatile block plane.