Woodworking

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

View More in:

Add Filter

Tout icon

10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some big changes to your home.

Tout icon

What to Know About Coping Trim

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


10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


Tout icon

How To Build a Raised Dog Bed

Keep your dog off the furniture and up off the cold floor.


Tout icon

What Is a Chop Saw?

A chop saw (a.k.a. a miter saw) is a power tool made especially for accurate crosscutting of trim and lumber...

Tout icon

Everything to Know About Piano Hinges

Add piano hinges to your playlist of woodworking hardware. Here's when and how to use them.


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 Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


How to Bend Wood

Bending hardwood trim for a countertop


Easiest and Smoothest Way to Apply Varnish

Want to know how to avoid drips and messes when you apply polyurethane varnish to large surfaces or multiple pieces...


Tout icon

14 Expert Tips for Tight Miters

Pro tricks for air-tight joints.

Tout icon

The ‘Secret’ Numbers For Cutting Crown Flat

Here is an easier, more precise method you can use to cut crown molding while it's flat on a miter...


Tout icon

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 Build a Laundry Room Pedestal

Save your back without spending an arm and a leg.


How to Build a Classic Doghouse

Build this cozy, colorful doghouse for your best friend. Better yet, let the K-9 carpenter help out!


DIY Roof Bench

Here’s a slick way to keep tools from sliding off the roof!

How To Build Floating Shelves

Customize these amazing floating shelves to suit any room in your house!


How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion

Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...


Trim Edge-banding with a Chisel

Check out this awesome edge-banding veneer trick.


Clamp Stabilizers from Foam Insulation

Do your pipe and bar clamps flop over during gluing jobs—and cause you to come unglued along with the boards?...


Perfect Miter Joints Every Time

Ensure gap-free miter joints when you’re edge-banding plywood. Before you cut the trim board miters, tape 45-degree “fitting” boards to...


Zero-Cleanup Finishing

Forget brushes when it comes to varnishing a ton of trim or big, flat areas like tabletops and cabinets.


Tout icon

Edge Banding With Iron-On Veneer Edging

Cover raw plywood edges quickly and easily with wood veneer and an iron.


How-To Build a Wood Log Faux Fireplace Insert

Fireplaces can be cozy in the winter, but does yours collect dust the rest of the year? Create the look...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

1 Year Subscription for only $10!

Finishing Wood Trim With Stain and Varnish

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


Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...