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

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    How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

    Bring new life to your old cabinets

    A Full Guide to Building a Garage: Framing a Garage

    Learn how to build a garage with these tips to help you plan, build a solid foundation, frame and more.

    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.

    Third-Hand Crown Molding Hanger

    Mounting long pieces of molding by yourself is a lot easier with this molding hanger.

    How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers

    These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.

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    The 15 Types of Trim You Need to Know for Your Next Remodel Project

    Finding the right kind of trim is essential to completing any kind of remodeling project around the house. Familiarize yourself...

    Top Trim Carpentry Tools

    A veteran trimmer reveals his secret weapons

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    How to Repair Kitchen Cabinets

    Quick solutions to the most common cabinet problems

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    Planing Wood: How To Flatten Rough Lumber

    Learn the basics of flattening rough-sawn wood.

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    Lengthening an Interior Wood Door

    Make carpenter magic happen!

    Building Rock-Solid Exterior Walls

    Hidden braces keep your house plumb and level

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    How to Remove Stuck Nails: Hammer Tips

    Stubborn nail got you stumped? Try these tricks for pulling the toughest nails.

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    How to Use a Block Plane

    Tips for using and sharpening the versatile block plane.

    Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws

    Intimidated by cabinet work? Even a novice can make fine joints with pocket screws

    Frameless Kitchen Cabinets

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

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    A Full Guide to a Proper Wood Stain Finish

    Follow these four steps (no shortcuts!) and you'll get a perfect finish every time

    Why Are Wood Prices Going Back Up?

    The price of lumber is climbing again. Here's why.