Woodworking

Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and other woodworking projects.

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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.

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 Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

Need a DIY idea for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered.


A Simple Math-Free Method for Marking and Cutting Radius Trim

Marking and cutting radius trim can be tricky, and mistakes can be costly. Here, an expert trim carpenter shares their...


How to Use a Wood Chisel

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

How to Cut Curves in Wood

Expert tips for marking, cutting and fine-tuning curves


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How to Clamp

A professional woodworker shows you simple clamping techniques that make stronger glued joints

Spray Finishing on Wood

Flawless results with aerosol cans


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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...


Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw

Cut clean, smooth circles with your bandsaw


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 Tile a Shower

Build a high-end shower enclosure with this DIY tile shower project.


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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...


How to Make a Bluetooth Speaker with Box Joints

Build a gift and learn a new woodworking technique in the process.


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Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build Speaker Stands

Build these custom speaker stands, and learn a simple angle-finding technique in the process.


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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...


How to Stain Furniture

Get clean, crisp stain lines and smooth clear coats


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How to Build a Garden Bench

Make this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how to build it with simple biscuit joinery.


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Table Saw Tips and Techniques

Do more with your table saw