Everything You Need to Know About Dovetail Joints
Dovetail joints are beautiful, distinctive and strong. Here's a primer on how they work and how to incorporate them into your woodworking projects.
Everything You Need To Know About Box Joints
Whether you're making a jewelry box, desk drawer or toy chest, the classic box joint creates sturdy and strong corners.
What Is a Butt Joint? The Basics
Butt joints are the easiest woodworking joints to make, but they aren't very strong and usually need reinforcement. Despite this,...
How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets
Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.
13 Types of Wood Joints and Their Uses Explained
Woodworking joints can be strong and beautiful at the same time. Learn about these classic types of joinery used by...
Firewood Measurements: What Do They Mean?
Do you need a full cord or just a half-pallet this winter? Understanding what firewood measurements mean will help you...
Shou Sugi Ban: The Art of Japanese Wood Burning
Learn how to use the ancient Japanese wood burning technique of shou sugi ban to create a unique shiplap accent...
4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints
Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
Wood Movement 101
Wood movement causes heartbreak when projects crack and warp. Learn how to master these simple techniques and save yourself some...
How to Build a Tree House – Pro Tips & Plans
Tree houses aren't just for kids – they're for anyone with an imagination. These amazing treehouses will inspire you to...
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
How to Clamp
A professional woodworker shows you simple clamping techniques that make stronger glued joints
How to Whitewash Wood: 3 Simple Techniques
Looking for that rustic farmhouse look of whitewashed wood? Try any of these three simple techniques on how to whitewash...
Repairing Wood: How to Make Strong Glue Joints in Wood
How to glue wood joints that are stronger than the wood itself.
Capture Old World Charm with Cerused Wood
Cerused wood lets DIYers bring Old World charm into their homes. Here's an explanation of what the ceruse finish technique...
How to Make a Bluetooth Speaker with Box Joints
Build a gift and learn a new woodworking technique in the process.
Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build Speaker Stands
Build these custom speaker stands, and learn a simple angle-finding technique in the process.
Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Table
Add some function to your front porch and try a new joinery technique by building this folding Adirondack table.
How to Sharpen Tools
A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade.
14 Ways to Use a Rotary Tool That Will Have People Buzzing
These brilliant ideas may just inspire a renaissance of rotary tool use in your shop and beyond. Honestly, there isn’t...
Building a Drum Sander Table
Try this low-cost drum sanding technique, complete with dust collection