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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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    12 Incredible DIY End Tables

    This collection of DIY end tables proves you don't have to settle for whatever they have on sale at the furniture store. With a little imagination and creativity, you can make a unique end table you'll love.

    5 Outdoor Tables You Can Make

    Good-quality outdoor furniture can be expensive and it can be tough to find just the right piece. If you've had...


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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.


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    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...

    How To Build a Herringbone Wine Rack

    Build this herringbone wine rack before your next dinner party and your guests will be impressed with its simple-yet-stylish design—not...


    How to Build a DIY Nightstand

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


    Reclaimed Wood Shelves We Love

    If you're looking for a simple way to update the look of a room or to add just a bit...



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    How to Paint Furniture: 9 Essential Tips

    Transform the look of a chair, table or dresser with these DIY tips on how to paint furniture.


    15 Adirondack Chairs You Have to See to Believe

    Nothing says easy outdoor living like the iconic Adirondack chair. With its wide arms, spacious low-slung seat, slanted back and...


    21 Quick and Easy Home DIY Projects to Fill Free Mornings

    Stuck inside with a free morning? That’s plenty of time to build one of these practical DIY projects.


    15 Awesome Woodworking Projects to Try

    With beginner's projects to develop your skills and confidence, as well as something to challenge the expert, these woodworking projects...

    Wood Movement 101

    Wood movement causes heartbreak when projects crack and warp. Learn how to master these simple techniques and save yourself some...


    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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    30 Old School Life Skills That are Making a Comeback

    People are seeking simpler times and are learning vintage skills to do so. These old school life skills are making...


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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...


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    40 Outdoor Woodworking Projects for Beginners

    You don't have to be an expert woodworker or own specialty tools to take on one of these 40 outdoor...


    33 Bookcase Projects and Building Tips

    A bookcase or shelf is an extremely useful home storage system. In this collection, you'll discover 33 project plans and...

    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.


    19 Best Garage Storage Ideas for Maximizing Space

    Organizing your garage is a daunting task, but we've got you covered with these garage storage ideas for maximizing space.


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    10 Secrets of Amish Furniture Makers

    Amish woodworkers take their craft seriously, and the heirloom furniture they produce is coveted for its impeccable quality, craftsmanship and...


    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.


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    Sling Chair Simplified

    Tackle this woodwork and leather project in one weekend.