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

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How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage

Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to serve all those purposes, it must be highly organized. I customized two typical kitchen cabinets for maximum storage.

How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


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3 Ways for Woodworkers to Save Money

Woodworking can be one expensive hobby. High-quality blades, sanding belts and router bits are costly—and worth every penny. Here are...


Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.

How to Build a DIY Nightstand

Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.


What You Need to Know Before Buying a Hammer

Here's how to decide which hammer works for you, as well as our recommendations.

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What to Know About Coping Trim

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


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Different Types of Wood Stains and Finishes

Wood stains and finishes can make ordinary wood look gorgeous and gorgeous wood look ordinary. It's all in choosing the...


How to Make a DIY Bread Box

Back in the day, people stored their bread in a special box in the kitchen or pantry. Relive those days...


How to Make a Paper Towel Holder for Your Kitchen

Here's a quick and easy project to manage messes and spills.

How to Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

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


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How to Build a 2-in-1 Coffee/Dining Table

A coffee table that becomes a dining table or a...


Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)

Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...


11 Female DIYers Who Are Changing the Game

Women have carved out a powerful space for themselves in DIY. Find out more about just a few of our...


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How to Build a DIY Wood Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

Got two hours to kill? Do we have a workbench for you!

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Stuff We Love: Stuff We Still Love

We searched through 70 years of tool and product reviews to find our favorite stuff that has stood the test...


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How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 


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14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


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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...


Tips for Ripping Wood

Our expert tips for straighter, faster and safer rip cuts.


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...


Woodworking: Techniques to Cut Circles With a Band Saw

Cut clean, smooth circles with your bandsaw


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How to Build a Desktop Catapult

Build this awesome desktop catapult with leftover wood, a couple of dowels and some rubber bands. Your inner child will...

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How to Build a Whirligig

Folk art whirligigs fashioned from scraps of wood and metal have been popular for hundreds of years. In fact, George...


Stuff We Love: Woodworking Tools

Marty Dyck shares three tools that all woodworkers should have around their workshop.


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DIY Picture Frame With Mitered Corners

Watch this video and learn how to make do it yourself picture frames with eight flawless mitered corners in less...


Modular Workbench

Five foldout features make this bench a perfect project for even small shop spaces.


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Wood Finishes That are Food Safe

Choosing the correct finish is always a tough job, and when it comes to food safe finishes, that decision can...


13 Great Gifts for Woodworkers

There are no shortage of great gift ideas for woodworkers. From special woods to quality hand tools to the latest...