56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners
Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their...
How To Use an Electric Planer
An electric planer shaves and shapes wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled into...
Build a Workbench On a Budget
Build a simple, strong workbench made entirely from 2x4s. It's inexpensive (less than $100) and takes only about four hours...
7 Amazing Woodworking Projects You Can Make for Your Pet
Make your pet happy with these incredible projects ranging from a dog house to a dog bowl.
How To Build a Birdhouse
Get rid of that pile of wood scraps by making this distinctive DIY birdhouse.
How To Build an Outdoor Dining Cart
Elevate your tableside service at the next family barbecue with this easy-to-make cart.
The 5 Best Biscuit Joiners, Tested and Reviewed by a Professional Woodworker
Ready to "take the plunge" and buy a biscuit joiner? We put five leading brands to the test to find...
8 Essential Tips for Staining Maple Wood
Do you have a maple woodworking project planned? It's tricky. Here's what to know about wood stains for maple and...
Here’s How To Lighten Stained Wood
Our experts explain how even the dingiest, darkest wood stains can be made lighter and brighter.
Keter Folding Work Table Review: Tested by a Professional Woodworker
Looking for an extra set of hands for your next DIY project? The Keter Folding Work Table might be just...
12 Tips for Sanding Wood Faster
Sanding wood can get boring, but you can finish this tedious chore in as much as half the time and...
7 Tips for Cutting Curves in Wood
Whether you’re building a frame for an arched opening, making curved brackets or fashioning arch-top casing, marking and cutting curves...
How to Fix a Stripped Screw Hole
Stripped screw hole? It happens. Repair it quickly using toothpicks and glue.
Beginner’s Guide To Reupholstering Furniture
Reupholstering furniture sounds daunting, but you can do it with planning and the right tools.
How to Remove a Stripped Allen Screw
Got a stripped Allen screw you can't budge? You've come to the right place. One of these methods should do...
How To Build a Herringbone Wine Rack
What takes two days, three 1x4s and seven bottles of wine? This stylish herringbone-style wine rack!
9 Clever IKEA Billy Bookcase Hacks
Here's how to use IKEA's versatile Billy bookcase to create high-end looks that transform your space on a budget.
10 Pallet Furniture Ideas
You won't believe these rustic furniture pieces are made from pallet wood! We've collected our favorites.
What Is Furniture Wax and Why Should You Use It?
Whether you use furniture wax on a new finish or an old faded one, it produces a deep, luxurious sheen....
Finish Wood With Oil: How To Choose the Right One
Most wood oils are blends of tung and linseed oil. Formulations differ by brand, and the best choice is usually...
10 Tips on Where To Sell Furniture
Sell furniture like a pro with this guide to policies and platforms.
8 Upcycled Dresser Ideas
Completely transform an old dresser into something stylish with these affordable upcycling ideas.