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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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    Edge Banding With Iron-On Veneer Edging

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



    Fix a Wobbly Chair: Reglue a Wooden Chair

    How to disassemble a wobbly chair and reglue it


    Woodworking Tips: Editors’ Favorites

    6 Ideas that'll make your shopwork easier and more fun


    How to Loosen Sticking Drawers

    A light cleaning and lubrication makes an amazing difference


    How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor

    You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight


    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...


    DIY Mudroom Storage Cubby Plans

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    Cure back-door chaos!

    Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction

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    Dowel construction makes it solid-and surprisingly simple.


    Wood Work Bench

    Rugged, compact and easy to build


    DIY Bench, North Woods Style

    An inexpensive, easy-to-build classic


    How to Build a Campfire Bench

    Simple, sturdy bench that'll last a long, long time


    DIY Furniture

    The secret to inexpensive DIY furniture is to start with kitchen cabinets!


    How to Build a Garden Bench

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    Make this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how...



    Build a Painting Bench

    Our favorite pro painter's favorite tool


    Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws

    Intimidated by cabinet work? Even a novice can make fine joints with pocket screws

    Finishing Wood Trim With Stain and Varnish

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


    Learn How to Clamp

    Improve your woodworking skills and glue joints with these 18 tips to show you how to clamp like a veteran...


    Install Mosaic Tile

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


    Stone Inlay Concrete Bench

    Quikrete's 5000 concrete mix is a great formula for building your own backyard bench.


    Fast Furniture Fixes

    Repair nicks, scratches, dings and dents in your wood furniture. Plus, use easy repairs for everyday furniture to save a...


    The Top 10 Woodworking Ideas & Skills

    Our best woodworking ideas, tips and tricks. Read this collection of carpentry basics to learn woodworking for beginners.

    Pro Tips for Using Varnish and Stain

    Get a silky smooth finish


    Rosin Paper Workbench Cover

    Build this handy paper holder at one end of your workbench


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    Wood Putty vs. Wood Filler: When To Use Each

    Retailers often fail to distinguish between wood putty and wood filler, but there's a big difference.